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George Davis
Born April 17, 1914(1914-04-17)
Kokomo, Indiana, USA
Died March 10, 1998 (aged 83)
Nationality American
Other names George W.Davis
Occupation Art director
Employer 20th Century Fox
Known for Celebrated work as an art director

George Davis (April 17, 1914 - October 3, 1998) was a celebrated art director.

Career

Davis began his career at 20th Century Fox, his first film was Joseph L. Mankiewicz's fantasy The Ghost and Mrs. Muir in 1947, a director for whom he frequently worked, notably on House of Strangers (1949), All About Eve and No Way Out (both 1950) and 5 Fingers (1952).

He was also heavily involved in some of the big religious productions of the mid-50s, such as Demetrius and the Gladiators and The Egyptian (both 1954). He also worked extensively in TV on such shows as The Twilight Zone and The Man from U.N.C.L.E..

Awards

Davis won Oscars for his work on The Robe (1953) and The Diary of Anne Frank (1959). He was nominated an additional 15 times.

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