David L. Snyder

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David L. Snyder became obsessed with show business at H.C. Technical High School in his hometown of Buffalo, New York. Together with classmates Lance Sherman, Grover Washington, Jr. and Michael Di Figlia (who would soon become Michael Bennett, creator of Broadway's "A Chorus Line") staged the 1959 "Tech High Musical Revue." After stumbling through ... See full bio »

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Blade Runner Art Director
The Most Hated Woman in America Production Designer
Pee-wee's Big Adventure Production Designer
Demolition Man Production Designer


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 2017/I Into the Rainbow
 2016/II Hot Air
 2015 Aether: Prologue (Short)
 2013 Halestorm: Here's to Us (Video short)
 2012/I Crave
 2010 Case 219
 2009 (Untitled)
 2008 Top Gear USA (TV Series documentary)
 2008 Mostly Ghostly (Video)
 2008 Days of Wrath
 2007 Redline
 2006 The Miracle Workers (TV Series documentary)
 2005 Meet Mister Mom (TV Series)
 2005 The Contender (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Series Finale (2005)
 2004 The Casino (TV Series)
 2002 Deuces Wild
 2001 The One
 2000 Race Against Time (TV Movie)
 1998/I Soldier
 1997 Vegas Vacation (production designed by)
 1992 Class Act
 1990 Cold Dog Soup
 1988 Moving
 1987 Summer School
 1986 Back to School (Himself)
 1984 Sins of the Past (TV Movie)
 1983 Strange Brew
 1980 When the Whistle Blows (TV Series)
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"Summer Voices" - (1974) - A theatrical stage drama written by John Gay, directed by Gennaro Montanino, and produced by Bruce Lazarus in association with US-U.S. Playwrights. Performed at The Circle Theatre, Hollywood, California. Credited as David L. Snyder, Assistant Set Designer See more »

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2 Interviews | 20 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dave Snyder | David Snyder | Dave Synder


Terry Finn  (1 child)

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Re: "Rainbow" (1996) I keep hearing that as we approach the 21st century, digital photography will be ready. The point I'd like to make is that it's here now. When people hear HD, they think of it as a television process, but this is actually electronic cinematography - and really high quality imaging at that. See more »


David lives in West Los Angeles with his wife, actress Terry Finn, who is most noted for creating the role of Gussie Carnegie in the original Broadway cast of the George Furth / Steven Sondheim / Hal Prince musical comedy "Merrily We Roll Along" and it's subsequent "Original Broadway Cast 20th Anniversary Reunion Concert" held at the La Guardia Concert Hall in Lincoln Center (2002) and was ... See more »

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