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Gretchen Rau (July 6, 1939 – March 29, 2006) was a professional property master, set decorator, and art director in the American film industry. Her more notable projects include the films Crocodile Dundee , A River Runs Through It , The Crucible , and The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou . [1]

Additionally, she won an Academy Award for set decoration for Memoirs of a Geisha , [1] and was nominated for The Last Samurai and posthumously for The Good Shepherd .

Born in New Orleans, she lived most of her life in Northport, Long Island, New York until her death in 2006 from brain cancer, aged 66. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Noland, Claire (9 April 2006). "Gretchen Rau, 66; Decorated Sets for Several Major Films". Los Angeles Times . Retrieved 23 May 2018.