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Occupation
  
Art director

Years active
  
1923-1969


Name
  
Joseph Wright

Role
  
Film Art Director

Born
  
August 19, 1892 (
1892-08-19
)
Chicago, Illinois

Died
  
February 24, 1985, Oceanside, California, United States

Awards
  
Academy Award for Best Production Design, Academy Award for Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White

Art directed
  
My Gal Sal, Blood and Sand

Production designed
  
The Man with the Golden Arm, The Gang's All Here

Similar People
  
Richard Day, Lyle R Wheeler, Alexander Golitzen, Cedric Gibbons, Leon Shamroy

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Joseph C. Wright (August 19, 1892 – February 24, 1985) was an American art director. He won two Academy Awards and was nominated for ten more in the category Best Art Direction. He worked on 86 films between 1923 and 1969.

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He was born in Chicago, Illinois and died in Oceanside, California.

Academy Awards

Wright won two Academy Awards for Best Art Direction and was nominated a further ten times:

Wins
  • This Above All (1942)
  • My Gal Sal (1942)
  • Nominated
  • Down Argentine Way (1940)
  • Lillian Russell (1940)
  • Blood and Sand (1941)
  • The Gang's All Here (1943)
  • Come to the Stable (1949)
  • On the Riviera (1951)
  • Guys and Dolls (1955)
  • The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)
  • Flower Drum Song (1961)
  • Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
  • References

    Joseph C. Wright Wikipedia


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