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Also Known As: Died: October 7, 1995
Born: Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Profession: production designer

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Ganz began his career directing short films before moving into features as set designer on Alan Parker's "Shoot the Moon" (1981). He re-teamed with Parker as art director of "Birdy" (1984) and "Angel Heart" (1987) and has worked on independent films ("Tough Guys Don't Dance" 1987, "Love Crimes" 1992) as well as big-budget mainstream fare ("A View to a Kill" 1985). He earned an Oscar nomination as set decorator on Francis Ford Coppola's slick homage to the 40s, "Tucker: The Man and His Dream" (1988).

Ganz began his career directing short films before moving into features as set designer on Alan Parker's "Shoot the Moon" (1981). He re-teamed with Parker as art director of "Birdy" (1984) and "Angel Heart" (1987) and has worked on independent films ("Tough Guys Don't Dance" 1987, "Love Crimes" 1992) as well as big-budget mainstream fare ("A View to a Kill" 1985). He earned an Oscar nomination as set decorator on Francis Ford Coppola's slick homage to the 40s, "Tucker: The Man and His Dream" (1988).

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1981:
Feature debut as set designer, also first collaboration with Alan Parker, "Shoot the Moon"
1984:
First art direction credit, "Birdy"
1989:
TV debut with the HBO special, "Steven Wright in the Appointments of Dennis Jennings"
1993:
Served as production designer on the Showtime series, "Fallen Angels"
1993:
Network TV debut with the ABC miniseries, "JFK: Reckless Youth"
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University of Tennessee: -
Washington University: -

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