Family & Companions
Virginia Van Upp brought many screenplays to Hollywood throughout the course of her Hollywood career. Upp's film career started with such writing credits as the historical love story "The Pursuit of Happiness" (1934) with Francis Lederer, "My American Wife" (1936) and the W C Fields comedy "Poppy" (1936). She also appeared in the Carole Lombard dramatic adaptation "Swing High, Swing Low" (1937) and "You and Me" (1938). Upp more recently wrote the Rita Hayworth romance "Affair in Trinidad" (1952). Upp was married to Ralph W Nelson and had one child. Upp passed away in March 1970 at the age of 68.