Eleanore Griffin, a screenwriter who shared an Academy Award for "Boys Town," has died in Los Angeles. She was 91.

Griffin's career began in 1937 and spanned more than 30 years. She worked for many studios, including MGM, Fox, Disney and Paramount.Griffin and Dore Schary shared the Oscar for original story for 1938's "Boys Town," about Father Flanagan and his school for juvenile delinquents, starring Spencer Tracy.

Griffin also co-wrote screenplays for "The Harvey Girls," "St. Louis Blues," "Good Morning Miss Dove," "A Man Called Peter," "Imitation of Life," and "Back Street."