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Edward Carfagno

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Occupation  art director
Years active  1939-1989

Name  Edward Carfagno
Role  Film Art Director
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Born  November 28, 1907 (1907-11-28)
Died  December 28, 1996, Los Angeles, California, United States
Education  University of Southern California
Children  Linda Carfagno, Edward Carfagno Jr., Carol Carfagno
Awards  Academy Award for Best Production Design
Art directed  Julius Caesar, The Bad and the Beautiful
Similar People  Cedric Gibbons, Edwin B Willis, Sam Zimbalist, Robert Surtees, Ralph E Winters

"The Bad and the Beautiful" and "Moulin Rouge" winning Art Direction Oscars®


Edward Carfagno (November 28, 1907 – December 28, 1996) was an art director who established himself in the 1950s with his Oscar-winning work on such films as Vincente Minnelli's The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), Joseph Mankiewicz's Julius Caesar (1953) and William Wyler's Ben-Hur (1959). Carfagno went on to work consistently on a variety of films, including five collaborations with Clint Eastwood including Tightrope (1984) and Heartbreak Ridge (1987).

Carfagno began working at MGM in 1933, and was also a member of the US's 1940 Olympic fencing team.

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Edward Carfagno Wikipedia


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