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William J. Creber (1931–2019)

William J. Creber was born on July 26, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an art director and production designer, known for The Poseidon Adventure (1972), The Towering Inferno (1974) and Planet of the Apes (1968). He was married to Sally Queen and Torri, Susan. He died on March 7, 2019 in Los Angeles. See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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The Poseidon Adventure Production Designer
The Towering Inferno Production Designer
Planet of the Apes Art Director


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 1985 The Hugga Bunch (TV Movie) (as Bill Creber)
 1977 Enigma (TV Movie)
 1973 Superdad
 1971 Escape from the Planet of the Apes (as William Creber)
 1970-1971 Mod Squad (TV Series) (19 episodes)
- Suffer, Little Children (1971) ... (as William Creber)
- A Short Course in War (1971) ... (as William Creber)
- Is There Anyone Left in Santa Paula? (1970) ... (as William Creber)
- Fever (1970) ... (as William Creber)
- A Time of Hyacinths (1970) ... (as William Creber)
 1970 But I Don't Want to Get Married! (TV Movie) (as William Creeber)
 1970 Arnie (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1970) ... (as William Creber)
 1970 Beneath the Planet of the Apes (as William Creber)
 1970 Along Came a Spider (TV Movie)
 1969 Justine
 1968 The Detective (as William Creber)
 1968 Planet of the Apes (as William Creber)
 1967 Caprice (as William Creber)
 1966 The Time Tunnel (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- End of the World (1966)
 1964-1966 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series) (37 episodes)
- The Death Ship (1966)
- The X Factor (1965)
- The Peacemaker (1965)
- Leviathan (1965)
 1965 Lost in Space (TV Series) (1 episode)
- No Place to Hide (1965)
 1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told (as William Creber)
 1964 Rio Conchos (as William Creber)
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Alternate Names:

Bill Creber | William Creber | William Creeber

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His father, Lewis Creber, worked as an art director at Fox from the 1930s, his credits including State Fair (1945), several Charlie Chan movies and all nine seasons of CBS' Perry Mason. See more »

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