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Also Known As: William Creber Died:
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Birth Place: Profession: production designer, 2nd unit director

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For a decade produced exceptional work on several notable films in which art direction was central: George Stevens's "The Greatest Story Ever Told" (1965), Franklin Schaffner's sci-fi classic, "Planet of the Apes" (1968), and the Irwin Allen/John Guillerman disaster epic, "The Towering Inferno" (1974).

For a decade produced exceptional work on several notable films in which art direction was central: George Stevens's "The Greatest Story Ever Told" (1965), Franklin Schaffner's sci-fi classic, "Planet of the Apes" (1968), and the Irwin Allen/John Guillerman disaster epic, "The Towering Inferno" (1974).

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  Flight Of The Navigator (1986) 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)

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1951:
Served in US Navy during the Korean War
1955:
Began career as apprentice draftsman at 20th Century Fox
1964:
Began association with producer Irwin Allen as production designer on the ABC TV series "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea"
1965:
Earned first of three career Oscar nominations for his work on "The Greatest Story Ever Told"
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Was production designer for such ABC TV series as "The Mod Squad" and "Room 222"
1968:
Designed "Planet of the Apes"; worked on two sequels
1970:
First TV-movie as production designer, "Along Came a Spider" (ABC)
1972:
Nominated for second Oscar for "The Poseidon Adventure", produced by Irwin Allen
1974:
Served as production designer on the Allen-produced "The Towering Inferno"; received third Academy Award nomination
1986:
Debut as 2nd unit director (also production designer), "Flight of the Navigator"
1988:
Designed and supervised construction of residential and New York backlot streets at Disney World Florida Studio (later Disney-MGM Studios)
1994:
Was production designer of the CBS series "Christy"
1998:
Served as production designer on the sports biopic "Without Limits"
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father:
Lewis Creber. Production designer. Worked for 20th Century-Fox.
son:
Kenneth Creber. Set designer.

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