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Howard Bay (1912–1986)

Howard Bay was born on May 3, 1912 in Centralia, Washington, USA. He is known for his work on The Exile (1947), Up in Central Park (1948) and Go Man Go (1954). He was married to Ruth Jonas. He died on November 21, 1986 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Exile Production Designer
Up in Central Park Production Designer
Go Man Go Production Designer
The Fred Waring Show Set Decorator


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 1954 Go Man Go
 1947 The Exile
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 1966 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (designer - 1 episode)
 1939 Pete Roleum and His Cousins (Short) (set designer)
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 1939 Pete Roleum and His Cousins (Short) (puppet designer)
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 1954 Go Man Go (uncredited)
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 1950 The Fred Waring Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
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 1960 The 14th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
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Other Works:

He was scenic and lighting designer for Dale Wasserman's musical, "Man of La Mancha," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Jerome Hines and Bernice Massi in the cast. Rudy Tronto was director and choreographer. Rudolph Bennett was musical director. Viola Thomas was costume coordinator. See more »

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Ruth Jonas  (2 children)

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Won two Tony Awards: in 1960 as Best Scenic Designer (Dramatic) for "Toys in the Attic," and in 1966 as Best Scenic Designer for "Man of La Mancha." He also received two other Tony nominations: also in 1966, as Best Costume Designer along with collaborator Patton Campbell for "Man of La Mancha," and in 1970 as Best Scenic Designer for "Cry for Us All."

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