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Birth Place: Arizona, USA Profession: Production Designer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Art Director (feature film)

1.
Ragtime (1981) as Art Direction
A proud black musician rebels against racism in turn-of-the-century New York.
2.
Hardhat and Legs (1980)
Garson Kanin and Ruth Gordon's first collaborative effort in 28 years -- and their first work for television -- resulted in this romantic comedy about a construction worker in New York with two passions, girl-watching and gambling, and the sex education teacher he has been ogling for days.
3.
Breaking Away (1979) as Art Direction
Recent midwestern high school graduate Dave is obsessed with bicycle racing. His dream is to compete in the Italian races someday and his immersion in all things Italian is driving his father crazy. Dave and his three best friends fight with the local college kids who look down on them for being "townies." When the Italian bicycle team comes to their town to race, Dave is disillusioned by their snobbery and the dirty tricks they use to win. So Dave drops his Italian identity and he and his friends enter the university's bike race and compete with their college student rivals.
4.
Girlfriends (1978) as Art Direction
A tale of an aspiring photographer struggling for a Soho gallery exhibition as she supports herself shooting wedding and Bar Mitzvah photos.
5.
Last Tenant (1978)
A drama of family members facing decisions about the care of their elderly father who can no longer safely live alone, and the effects on the oldest son whose pending marriage has been placed in jeopardy. George Rubino won an Emmy for his original teleplay, and Sol Negrin received a nomination for h

Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)

6.
Little Sex, A (1982) as Costume Designer
A ladies man (Matheson) marries his long-time girlfriend (Capshaw) in hopes of it curing him from his womanizing habit, it doesn't.
7.
Saturday Night Fever (1977) as Costumes
A Brooklyn roughneck's love for disco dancing makes him realize that he wants more out of life.
8.
Between The Lines (1977) as Costumes
The staff of a small, alternative newspaper in Boston consists of Harry, an ambitious reporter who is involved with the paper's photographer Abbie; Michael, a writer who is working on a novel; Max, the paper's rock critic who uses his job to meet women; and Lynn, the typist and mother figure of the

Production Designer (feature film)

9.
Best of Me, The (2014)
Two people who had been high school sweethearts in a small town return home for a funeral and must deal with the past.
10.
Words and Pictures (2014)
Prep school English teacher Jack Marcus laments his students' obsession with social media and good grades rather than engaging with the power of the written word. A one-time literary star, Jack has not published in years, filling his spare time with drink versus the art of language. He meets his mat
11.
Kill the Irishman (2011)
Danny Greene, a colorful criminal known for wearing green suits, earned the nickname "Mobster Robin Hood" for taking on Cleveland's Italian mob. He was hated by mobsters across the country for his "Irish luck" which they claimed helped him to narrowly escape their clutches time and time again.
12.
Limitless (2011)
Aspiring author Eddie Morra is suffering from chronic writer's block, but his life changes instantly when an old friend introduces him to NZT, a revolutionary new pharmaceutical that allows him to tap his full potential. With every synapse crackling, Eddie can recall everything he has ever read, seen or heard, learn any language in a day, comprehend complex equations and beguile anyone he meets-as long as he keeps taking the untested drug. Soon Eddie takes Wall Street by storm, parlaying a small stake into millions. His accomplishments catch the eye of mega-mogul Carl Van Loon, who invites him to help broker the largest merger in corporate history. But they also bring Eddie to the attention of people willing to do anything to get their hands on his stash of NZT. With his life in jeopardy and the drug's brutal side effects taking their toll, Eddie dodges mysterious stalkers, a vicious gangster and an intense police investigation as he attempts to hang on to his dwindling supply long enough to outwit his enemies.
13.
Last Station, The (2009)
Literary icon Leo Tolstoy makes plans to donate his royalties to the Russian people, supported by his trusted disciple Chertkov. Tolstoy's outraged but adoring wife wages a battle to challenge her ailing husband's outrageous act of idealism.
14.
Deception (2008)
"Are you free tonight?" A simple enough question, but how Jonathan McQuarry answers it will change his life forever. A corporate auditor adrift in a sea of New York's power elite, Jonathan's work is his entire life. But a chance meeting with Wyatt Bose, a charismatic corporate lawyer, introduces Jon
15.
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Adrienne Willis, a woman with her life in chaos, retreats to the tiny coastal town of Rodanthe, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, to tend to a friend's inn for the weekend. Here she hopes to find the tranquility she so desperately needs to rethink the conflicts surrounding her--a wayward husband
16.
Goya's Ghosts (2007)
The life and times of Spanish painter Francisco Goya, who lived from 1746-1828 and was a frequent target of the Spanish Inquisition.
17.
ALL THE KING'S MEN (2006) as Production Designer
An idealistic southern politician who appeals to the common man whilst effectively playing dirty politics slowly becomes corrupted by the system.
18.
Ice Harvest, The (2005) as Production Designer
In icebound Wichita, Kansas, it's Christmas Eve, and this year Charlie Arglist just might have something to celebrate. Charlie, an attorney for the sleazy businesses of Wichita, and his unsavory associate, the steely Vic Cavanaugh have just successfully embezzled $2 million from Kansas City boss Bill Guerrard. But the real prize for Charlie is the stunning Renata, who runs the Sweet Cage strip club. Charlie hopes to slip out of town with Renata. But as daylight fades and an ice storm whirls, everyone from Charlie's drinking buddy Pete Van Heuten to the local police begin to wonder just what exactly is in Charlie's Christmas stocking--and the 12 hours of Christmas Eve are filled with surprises.
19.
Plainsong (2004)
Three stories interconnect in a Colorado Rockies community as a man struggles to deal with a wife who won't or can't get out of bed, a pregnant teen finds herself with limited choices and a pair of brothers come to realize how little they know of the rest of the world.
20.
It Runs in the Family (2003) as Production Designer
The Grombergs are a highly successful family--except when it comes to communicating with each other. Alex Gromberg is a man caught in the middle. Navigating the tricky, ever-changing roles of father, son, and husband, he's trying to avoid the mistakes his father made while coming to terms with the o
21.
Emperor's Club, The (2002) as Production Designer
William Hundert, St. Benedict's assistant headmaster, practices what he teaches. Striving to inspire his students to live rightly, he's the kind of impassioned Classics professor who believes the history of the Greeks and Romans is more than just a lesson about the past. He also believes the role of
22.
Rodgers & Hammerstein's "South Pacific" (2001)
Adaptation of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, based on the novel "Tales of the South Pacific," by James A. Michener, about love and loss on a remote Pacific island during World War II. The story tracks two parallel romances: one between Nellie Forbush, a Navy nurse, and Emile DeBecque, a wealth
23.
Shaft (2000) as Production Designer
When spoiled college kid Walter Wade kills a young black student, John Shaft makes the arrest. Walter skips bail and flees the country, and after two years of waiting, Shaft hauls him back into custody as Walter secretly returns to the States. But when Walter's wealthy father posts bail once again, Walter is back on the streets and looking to put Shaft in a body bag. So are two of Shaft's corrupt colleagues, Jack Roselli and Jimmy Grovitch, as well as a Dominican drug lord, Peoples Hernandez, who wants revenge on Shaft for humiliating him in the neighborhood he rules. For backup, Shaft has only his two closest pals: Carmen, a colleague on the police force; and his streetwise confidant, Rasaan. Meanwhile, Shaft has to track down the one murder witness, Diane Palmieri, who can put all of his enemies away for good even as the toughest killers in the city close in on him.
24.
Man on the Moon (1999) as Production Designer
The story of Andy Kaufman, the comic genius who knew no boundaries.
25.
Witness Protection (1999)
A South Boston mobster enters the FBI's witness protection program with his family after nearly escaping an assasination attempt.
26.
Simple Plan, A (1998) as Production Designer
Hank Mitchell has an apparently perfect small-town life, complete with steady job and a pregnant wife. The only cloud on his horizon is his half-witted brother Jacob and his redneck pal, who clearly resent him. The three of them stumble by chance on a crashed plane containing a charred body and $4 million in a bag. They decide to keep the money -- it is a victimless theft after all -- but the simple plan begins to unravel. The police become suspicious, Jacob talks too much, and events soon spiral out of control.
27.
Mercury Rising (1998) as Production Designer
A teenage autistic savant inadvertantly uncovers a secret code for the National Security Agency and with the help of an FBI agent finds safety.
28.
People vs. Larry Flynt, The (1996) as Production Designer
Biopic about the controversial pornography publisher and how he became a defender of free speech.
29.
Quick and the Dead, The (1995) as Production Designer
Set in the Old West, a woman seeks revenge on the man who killed her father.
30.
Just Cause (1995) as Production Designer
A brutal murder is committed in the Florida Everglades. Eight years later, a principled Harvard law professor tries to save the convicted man on Death Row who swears he's innocent of that crime. For the small-town detective who investigated the killing, however, there's no question he caught the right man--and no last-minute intervention is going to keep that cold-blooded killer out of the electric chair. Someone is the mastermind of a deadly game... and all roads lead back to the site of that long-ago murder--where, this time, there are two intended victims.
31.
Six Degrees Of Separation (1993) as Production Designer
A man claiming to be a a couple's son's friend from Harvard asks for lodging for one night. he enchants them with food and conversation, but in the morning they find out he is a fake.
32.
Leap of Faith (1992) as Production Designer
A traveling evangelist con-man faces a crisis when he must perform a miracle for a handicapped boy.
33.
Sneakers (1992) as Production Designer
Story about a team of security experts who naively enter into a covert government operation after their leader is blackmailed.
34.
Billy Bathgate (1991) as Production Designer
In 1930s New York City, a teenage boy rises in the mob with the assistance of boss and notorious gangster Dutch Schultz.
35.
State Of Grace (1990) as Production Designer
A man return's home to New York after a ten year absence. He runs into his old friend who is now in the Irish Mob. Soon though he is torn between what is right and his friends.
36.
Postcards From The Edge (1990) as Production Designer
Based on Carrie Fisher's roman a clef, the story concerns a young actress who has recently gone through drug rehabilitation, and is trying to cope with not only the Hollywood scene but her own mother's, a former musical comedy star of the 50s and 60s, more socially acceptable alcoholism.
37.
Lemon Sisters, The (1989) as Production Designer
Three friends try to make it as singers in Atlantic City.
38.
Working Girl (1988) as Production Designer
A secretary works her way up to an executive position and falls for one of her co-workers.
39.
Betrayed (1988) as Production Designer
White supremacists attempt to establish a separate nation in the northwestern United States, and the FBI agent assigned to investigate them finds herself falling in love with the leader.
40.
No Mercy (1986) as Production Designer
When two policemen, Eddie Jillette and Joe Collins find out about a contract on the crime boss Losado, they pose as hitmen in order to go after him. This results in murder of Collins and the man named Deveneux who hired them. Jillette goes on the hunt for their assassin and winds up in New Orleans.
41.
Money Pit, The (1986) as Production Designer
A young couple living together commits to purchasing their dreamhouse with a sale price too good to be true.
42.
Chorus Line, A (1985) as Production Designer
A Broadway show director puts his singers and dancers through a gruelling audition process.
43.
Amadeus (1984) as Production Designer
The 18th century composer Salieri confesses to a deadly rivalry with Mozart.
44.
Beat Street (1984) as Production Designer
Bronx teens find an outlet to express themselves in the world of hip-hop and breakdancing.
45.
Silkwood (1983) as Production Designer
A laborer at a nuclear power plant risks her life to report unsafe practices.
46.
Touched (1983) as Production Designer
47.
Tell Me a Riddle (1980) as Production Designer
Eva and David have been married for forty years, and their marriage has not been terribly happy. But when the couple travel to San Francisco to see their grandchildren, they rediscover the love that they once felt for each other.
48.
Heartland (1979) as Production Designer
In early 20th century Wyoming, Elinore arrives at the home of reclusive Scottish farmer Clyde Stewart to work as his housekeeper. Although she is poorly paid, Elinore works tirelessly in the hope that she will save enough money to provide a better life for her 10-year-old daughter Jerrine. Clyde is
49.
My Old Man (1979)
The relationship between a spunky teenage girl and her hapless horse-trainer father is explored in this Hemingway short story that previously was filmed in 1950 as the John Garfield movie, "Under My Skin."
50.
Summer Of My German Soldier (1978)
A bittersweet story of a teenage Jewish girl who falls in love with an escaped Nazi prisoner of war in a small Georgia town during World War II. Esther Rolle won the Emmy as Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Special for her performance in this film which also was nominated as the

Misc. Crew (feature film)

51.
Untouchables, The (1987) as Visual Consultant
The story of FBI agent Eliott Ness's obsessive goal to bring down the notorious gangster Al Capone.
52.
King Of The Gypsies (1978) as Research
On his deathbed, the head of a New York tribe of gypsies passes the mantle to his grandson, Dave. Angry at being passed over for control of the tribe, Dave's father Groffo begins plotting his son's death.

Misc. Crew (special)

53.
Tale of Cinderella, A (1998) as Visual Consultant
This version of the classic story of Cinderella features a feisty Cinderella, her mystical wooden spoon-waving godmama and the romantic setting of Venice, Italy.

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