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Gene Callahan (I) (1923–1990)

Gene Callahan was born on November 7, 1923 in Louisiana, USA. He was a set decorator and production designer, known for The Hustler (1961), Steel Magnolias (1989) and Funny Girl (1968). He died on December 26, 1990 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2004 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964 Lilith
 1963 The Cardinal
 1961 The Hustler
 1961 Mad Dog Coll
 1960 BUtterfield 8
 1960 The Fugitive Kind (as Eugene Callahan)
 1958-1959 Naked City (TV Series) (36 episodes)
- A Wood of Thorne (1959)
- The Bloodhounds (1959)
 1957 Cinderella (TV Movie)
 1955 The Best of Broadway (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Show-Off (1955)
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series) (1 episode)
- King Lear (1953)
Show Show Production designer (42 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Art director (2 credits)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
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Gene Callaghan | Eugene Callahan
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Twin television scenic designers, Richard and Paul Sylbert, branched into film art directing with "Baby Doll" and "Splendor In The Grass" asking Gene Callahan to be the film's set decorator. Gene's knowledge of anything Southern related to his Louisiana heritage was knowledge they both depended upon. Affer working on the films with director Eliaj Kazan, Kazan asked Gene to travel with he and his ... See more »

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