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John Janavs

John Janavs was born in 1967 as John Robert Janavs. He is a production designer and art director, known for Masterchef (2010), Hell's Kitchen (2005) and The Martin Short Show (1999). See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Masterchef
Masterchef Production Designer
(2011-2015)
Hell's Kitchen
Hell's Kitchen Production Designer
(2005-2014)
The Martin Short Show
The Martin Short Show Art Director
(1999)
Bank of Hollywood
Bank of Hollywood Production Designer
(2009-2010)

Filmography

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 2017 Hollywood Game Night (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 2017 You the Jury (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Pizza (2017)
- Online Racism (2017)
- Aruba (2017)
 2011-2015 Masterchef (TV Series) (71 episodes)
- The Finale (2015)
 2013-2014 MasterChef Junior (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Finale (2014)
- Mom Knows Best (2014)
- Flip It! (2014)
 2006-2014 Hell's Kitchen (TV Series) (66 episodes)
- 11 Chefs Compete (2014)
- 12 Chefs Compete (2014)
- 13 Chefs Compete (2014)
- 14 Chefs Compete (2014)
- 15 Chefs Compete (2014) ... (as John R. Janavs)
 2005-2011 The Biggest Loser (TV Series) (27 episodes)
- Episode #12.3 (2011)
- Episode #12.2 (2011)
- Episode #12.1 (2011)
- Episode #2.11 (2005)
 2009-2010 Ultimate Cake Off (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- 4th of July (2009)
- Square Dancing (2009)
- Pirates (2009)
 2009 Launch My Line (TV Series) (1 episode)
- What's My Line? (2009)
 2006 Gameshow Marathon (TV Series)
 2005 Too Late with Adam Carolla (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2001-2003 The Man Show (TV Series) (47 episodes)
- Camp Kournikova (2003)
- Apologizing (2003)
 2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
 2002 Endurance (TV Series)
 2002 Dog Eat Dog (TV Series)
 2001 Moolah Beach (TV Series)
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John R. Janavs

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