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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 Splendor in the Grass (1961). 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 »

Known For

The Hustler
The Hustler Set Decorator
(1961)
Steel Magnolias
Steel Magnolias Production Designer
(1989)
Splendor in the Grass
Splendor in the Grass Set Decorator
(1961)
Funny Girl
Funny Girl Production Designer
(1968)

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)
 1956 Baby Doll
 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)
Show Show Production designer (43 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
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Show Show Art department (1 credit)
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Alternate Names:

Gene Callaghan | Eugene Callahan
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The New York theatrical "LSU Gang" of graduates included Gene, Bill Harp [CBS TV Set Decorator], John Dunaway [Otto Preminger's personal secretary, both in New York and at the Hollywood Paramount Studios' Executive Preminger office suite], Claibe Richardson [Broadway composer "The Grass Harp"], and Joanne Woodward [Broadway and film actress, who after graduating, snatched Paul Newman from his ... See more »

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Mother

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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