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J. Michael Riva (1948–2012)

J. Michael Riva was born on June 28, 1948 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as John Michael Riva. He was a production designer and art director, known for Django Unchained (2012), Iron Man (2008) and Iron Man 2 (2010). He was married to Wendy Riva and Julia Riva. He died on June 7, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Django Unchained
Django Unchained Production Designer
Iron Man
Iron Man Production Designer
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Iron Man 2 Production Designer
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The Amazing Spider-Man Production Designer


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Michael Riva | Mike Riva

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