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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"A Midnight Moon at The Greasy Spoon" - (1974) A theatrical stage drama written by Miguel Pinero, directed by William H. Bushnell and produced by Marianne Torrence & Diane White in association with The New York Shakespeare Festival and Joseph Papp. Performed at LAAT / Los Angeles Actors Theatre, Hollywood, California. Credited ... 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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As art direction and production design goes, I never felt that I was a designer of sets. I've always considered myself to be a designer of pictures - moving pictures. I have no personal style that I try to adapt or impose on the design. It all comes to me through my vision of what I've read in the script. My job is to turn those words into pictures. To me, it's not the film business: It's the ... See more »


Husband of actress Terry Finn and father of make-up artist Amy L. Snyder-Taylor & actor Finn Henry Snyder. See more »

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