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Bo Welch

Bo Welch was born on November 30, 1951 in Yardley, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a production designer and director, known for Edward Scissorhands (1990), Men in Black (1997) and A Little Princess (1995). He has been married to Catherine O'Hara since April 25, 1992. They have two children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »


Known For

Edward Scissorhands Production Designer
Men in Black Production Designer
A Little Princess Production Designer


Hide Hide Show Show Production designer (27 credits)
 2021 Schmigadoon! (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Tribulation (2021)
- Suddenly (2021)
- Lovers' Spat (2021)
- Schmigadoon! (2021)
 2011 Thor
 2008 Space Chimps
 2001 The Tick (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2001)
 1997 Men in Black
 1996 The Birdcage
 1994 Wolf
 1991 Grand Canyon
 1988 Beetlejuice
 1987 The Lost Boys
 1986 Slow Burn (TV Movie)
 1986 Stark: Mirror Image (TV Movie)
 1983 Heart of Steel (TV Movie)
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Show Show Art director (7 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
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Show Show Self (9 credits)
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Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert W. Welch III | Robert 'Bo' Welch | Robert W. Welch | Robert Welch


Catherine O'Hara  (2 children)


Welch, Matthew | See more »

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Personal Quote:

Any time you start a collaboration with a new director there's a certain amount of, "I'm there to help them make their movie," or at least that's the way I was raised as a designer. Very often nowadays there's a committee involved. A director has been downgraded, but that's nowadays on big movies. Then, they still gave the director the freedom to make a movie. Especially a movie like Beetlejuice ... See more »


He met his wife Catherine O'Hara on the set of Beetlejuice (1988) after director Tim Burton encouraged him to ask Catherine out on a date. They married in 1992 and they had two sons. See more »

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