|Occupation Set decorator|
Spouse Carrie Kuri (m. ?–2000)
Role Set decorator
|Name Emile Kuri|
Years active 1938 – 1972
Children John A. Kuri
|Born 11 June 1907 (1907-06-11) Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico|
Died October 10, 2000, Woodland Hills, California, United States
Awards Academy Award for Best Production Design, Academy Award for Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White
Set decorated Mary Poppins, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Similar People John Meehan, Edwin B Willis, Eustace Lycett, Hal Pereira, Cedric Gibbons
Emile Kuri (June 11, 1907 – October 10, 2000) was a Mexican-born American set decorator of Lebanese parentage. He won two Academy Awards and was nominated for six more in the category Best Art Direction.
He was born in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, and died in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Kuri won two Academy Awards for Best Art Direction and was nominated for six more: