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Jack Otterson

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Jack Otterson
Born(1905-08-25)August 25, 1905
DiedDecember 22, 1991(1991-12-22) (aged 86)
OccupationArt director
Years active1934-1953

John Edward (Jack) Otterson (August 25, 1905 – December 22, 1991) was an American art director. He was nominated for eight Academy Awards in the category Best Art Direction. He worked on 300 films between 1934 and 1953.

He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was educated at Yale, where he was an editor of campus humor magazine The Yale Record with writer Geoffrey T. Hellman, writer and film critic Dwight MacDonald and Hollywood photographer Jerome Zerbe.[1] He died in Los Angeles, California.

Awards

Otterson was nominated for eight Academy Awards for Best Art Direction:

Selected filmography

References

  1. ^ Yale Banner and Pot Pourri. New Haven: Yale University Press. 1927. p. 229.
  2. ^ "The 9th Academy Awards (1937) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  3. ^ "The 10th Academy Awards (1938) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved August 9, 2011.
  4. ^ "The 11th Academy Awards (1939) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved August 10, 2011.
  5. ^ "The 12th Academy Awards (1940) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved August 10, 2011.
  6. ^ "The 13th Academy Awards (1941) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved August 12, 2011.
  7. ^ "The 14th Academy Awards (1942) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved August 13, 2011.
  8. ^ a b "The 15th Academy Awards (1943) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved August 13, 2011.
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