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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 (43 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Art director (2 credits)
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Alternate Names:

Gene Callaghan | Eugene Callahan
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Gene Callahan's set decorating career changed when he was hired to be the Production Designer by Elia Kazan for his location film "America, America" filmed in Greece. Since the location film was shot on exteriors, with set interiors built in studio facilities, he decorated the film sets as well. The film was nominated for an Oscar in the Art Direction category. See more »

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Mother

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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