Emile Kuri

Last updated

Emile Kuri
Born(1907-06-11)June 11, 1907
DiedOctober 10, 2000(2000-10-10) (aged 93)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Set decorator
Years active1938-1972

Emile Kuri (June 11, 1907 October 10, 2000) was a Mexican-born American set decorator of Lebanese parentage. [1] He won two Academy Awards and was nominated for six more in the category Best Art Direction. [2] He was born in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, and died in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Contents

Selected filmography

Kuri won two Academy Awards for Best Art Direction and was nominated for six more:

Won
Nominated

Other films

Related Research Articles

Terence Marsh was a British production designer. He won two Academy Awards and was nominated for another two in the category of Best Art Direction.

William S. Darling was a Hungarian-born art director who was prominent in Hollywood during the 1920s and 30s. Darling received six Academy Award nominations, winning three times. He was inducted into the American Art Directors Guild (ADG) Hall of Fame in 2012. According to the ADG, Darling was one of the "most influential designers in the early days of Hollywood's Golden Age."

Joseph C. Wright was an American art director. He won 2 Academy Awards and was nominated for 10 more in the category Best Art Direction. He worked on 86 films between 1923 and 1969. He was born in Chicago, Illinois and died in Oceanside, California.

A. Roland Fields was an American art director. He won an Academy Award and was nominated for another two in the category Best Art Direction. He worked on 39 films between 1942 and 1951.

Russell A. Gausman was an American set decorator. He was won two Academy Awards and was nominated for five more in the category Best Art Direction. He worked on nearly 700 films between 1925 and 1960. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri and died in Los Angeles, California.

Urie McCleary was an American art director. He won two Academy Awards and was nominated for four more in the category Best Art Direction. He was born in Arkansas and died in Los Angeles, California.

Jack D. Moore was an American set decorator. He won an Academy Award and was nominated six times in the category Best Art Direction.

Ira S. Webb was an American film producer, set decorator, screenwriter, art director and film director. He won an Academy Award and was nominated for two more in the category Best Art Direction. He was the brother of "B"-film producer and director Harry S. Webb.

Hugh Hunt was an American set decorator. He won two Academy Awards and was nominated for eleven more in the category Best Art Direction.

Ray Moyer was an American set decorator. He won three Academy Awards and was nominated for nine more in the category Best Art Direction. He was born in Santa Barbara, California and died in Los Angeles, California.

Walter H. Tyler was an American art director. He won an Academy Award and was nominated for eight more in the category Best Art Direction. He was born in Los Angeles, California and died in Orange County, California. His grandson is film composer Brian Tyler.

Paul Samuel Fox was an American set decorator. He won three Academy Awards and was nominated for ten more in the category Best Art Direction.

Stuart A. Reiss was an American set decorator. He won two Academy Awards and was nominated for four more in the category Best Art Direction. He worked on more than 100 films from 1947 to 1986.

Josie MacAvin Irish set decorator

Josephine "Josie" MacAvin was an Irish set decorator and art director. She won an Academy Award and was nominated two more times in the category Best Art Direction. She also won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Art Direction for a Miniseries or a Special for her work as set dresser on the miniseries Scarlett (1994). MacAvin's Oscar and Emmy statuettes are both on permanent display at the Irish Film Institute, Dublin.

Gil Parrondo RicoOAXS was a Spanish art director, set decorator and production designer. He won two Academy Awards and was nominated for another in the category Best Art Direction.

Angelo P. Graham (1932-2017) was an American art director. He won an Oscar and was nominated for three more in the category Best Art Direction. He worked on nearly 30 films during his 30-year career.

George R. Nelson was an American set decorator. He won an Academy Award and was nominated for three more in the category Best Art Direction.

Roy Walker was a British production designer. He won an Academy Award and was nominated for two more in the category Best Art Direction.

Ian Whittaker is a British set decorator and former actor. He has won an Academy Award and has been nominated three more times in the category Best Art Direction.

References

  1. "Emile Kuri; Oscar-Winning Designer Worked on Disneyland". LA Times. Retrieved September 18, 2011.
  2. "IMDb.com: Emile Kuri - Awards". IMDb.com. Retrieved December 14, 2008.