Douglas Nabors: from Haywood to Hollywood
Writer’s Note: This article is the second in a two-part series which offers a glimpse into the lives of two brothers, both Haywood County natives, who are now actively working in the movie industry. Last week, I profiled Ben Nabors, a movie director/producer in New York City. This week’s article tells the story of his brother, Douglas Nabors, who works across the country as a television and movie producer in Los Angeles.
Stashed in an old, tattered shoebox somewhere in a Los Angeles home is a sentimental collection of VHS home movies created by a teenager named Douglas Nabors.
What connection does that worn shoebox have to do with the town of Waynesville?
Well, that teenager grew up in Waynesville and made those home movies while attending Waynesville Junior High (currently Waynesville ...