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E. Preston Ames (1906–1983)

E. Preston Ames was born on June 15, 1906 in San Mateo, California, USA as Edgar Preston Ames. He was an art director and production designer, known for Gigi (1958), An American in Paris (1951) and Airport (1970). He died on July 20, 1983 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 1983 Bare Essence (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Hour Two (1983) ... (as Preston Ames)
- Hour One (1983) ... (as Preston Ames)
 1982 Bare Essence (TV Movie)
 1978 The Cat from Outer Space (as Preston Ames)
 1978 A Family Upside Down (TV Movie)
 1977 Logan's Run (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Logan's Run (1977) ... (as Preston Ames)
 1976 Woman of the Year (TV Movie)
 1975 The Lives of Jenny Dolan (TV Movie)
 1975 Babe (TV Movie) (as Preston Ames)
 1975 Rooster Cogburn (as Preston Ames)
 1975 The Prisoner of Second Avenue (as Preston Ames)
 1974 Earthquake
 1973 The Don Is Dead (as Preston Ames)
 1971-1972 Bonanza (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- One Ace Too Many (1972) ... (as Preston Ames)
- Search in Limbo (1972) ... (as Preston Ames)
- Frenzy (1972)
 1970 Brewster McCloud (as Preston Ames)
 1970 The Strawberry Statement (as Preston Ames)
 1970 Airport
 1968 Live a Little, Love a Little (as Preston Ames)
 1968 The Impossible Years (as Preston Ames)
 1966 Penelope (as Preston Ames)
 1966 Made in Paris (as Preston Ames)
 1965-1966 Combat! (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Retribution (1966) ... (as Preston Ames)
- The Raider (1965) ... (as Preston Ames)
 1964 The Unsinkable Molly Brown (as Preston Ames)
 1964 A Global Affair (as Preston Ames)
 1963 It Happened at the World's Fair (as Preston Ames)
 1962 Billy Rose's Jumbo (as Preston Ames)
 1962 All Fall Down (as Preston Ames)
 1961 The Honeymoon Machine (as Preston Ames)
 1961 Wild in the Country (as Preston Ames)
 1960 Where the Boys Are (as Preston Ames)
 1960 Bells Are Ringing (as Preston Ames)
 1960 Home from the Hill (as Preston Ames)
 1959 Green Mansions (as Preston Ames)
 1958 Gigi (as Preston Ames)
 1956 Lust for Life (as Preston Ames)
 1956 These Wilder Years (as Preston Ames)
 1955 Kismet (as Preston Ames)
 1955 The Cobweb
 1954 Brigadoon (as Preston Ames)
 1953 Torch Song
 1953 The Band Wagon (as Preston Ames)
 1953 The Story of Three Loves (as Preston Ames)
 1951 An American in Paris (as Preston Ames)
 1950 Two Weeks with Love (as Preston Ames)
 1950 Crisis (as Preston Ames)
 1950 The Outriders (as Preston Ames)
 1949 The Doctor and the Girl (as Preston Ames)
 1949 That Midnight Kiss (as Preston Ames)
 1948 Big City (as Preston Ames)
 1948 Three Daring Daughters (as Preston Ames)
 1947 Lady in the Lake (as Preston Ames)
 1946 The Show-Off (as Preston Ames)
 1946 No Leave, No Love (as Preston Ames)
 1945 She Went to the Races (as Preston Ames)
 1944 Blonde Fever (as Preston Ames)
 1944 Kismet (uncredited)
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Spent the bulk of his career at MGM, from 1936 to 1970. See more »

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