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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 Special)
 1955 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Together with Music (1955) ... (set decoration)
 1955 The Best of Broadway (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Show-Off (1955)
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series) (1 episode)
- King Lear (1953)
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Alternate Names:

Gene Callaghan | Eugene Callahan
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Gene Callahan's early career was as a New York CBS-TV staff decorator assigned to numerous local New York City and Network shows (Omibus). Supervising prop men directing the hanging of prop paintings and pictures on the set, he would admonish a prop man for not hanging the picture correctly by telling the prop man, "now Mother would never hang that picture that way!". His Mother, from Baton Rouge... See more »

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Mother

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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