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John Napier (II)

John Napier was born on March 1, 1944 in London, England. He is known for his work on Hook (1991), The Making of 'Captain Eo' (1986) and The Comedy of Errors (1978). He has been married to Caroline McGee since June 21, 2014. He was previously married to Donna King. See full bio »
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Known For

Hook Visual Effects
The Comedy of Errors
The Comedy of Errors Production Designer
The 37th Annual Tony Awards


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 2002 Nabucco (TV Movie)
 1998 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Cats (1998)
 1983 Idomeneo (TV Movie)
 1982 The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1982)
- Part 1 (1982)
 1978 The Comedy of Errors (TV Movie)
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 1991 Hook (visual consultant)
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 1983 The 37th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (scenic elements - segment "'Cats'")
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 1983 The 37th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (costumes: Cats)
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 1975 Hedda
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 2012 The Story of Musicals (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Himself
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Himself
 2003 The 100 Greatest Musicals (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 The 49th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Scenic Design
 1988 Stage by Stage: Les Misérables (Documentary)
 1987 The 41st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Costume Design & Best Scenic Design
 1986 The Making of 'Captain Eo' (TV Special documentary)
 1983 The 37th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Costume Design
 1982 The 36th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Scenic Design & Nominee: Best Costume Design

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(July 22 to September 6, 1998) He was set designer for Christopher Hampton's translation of Henrik Ibsen's play, "An Enemy of the People," in a Royal National Theatre production in the American premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Ian McKellen in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director.

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He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1996 (1995 season) for Best Set Designer for Burning Blue at the Haymarket Theatre. See more »

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