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Emile Kuri

Emile Kuri
Born (1907-06-11)11 June 1907
Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Died 10 October 2000(2000-10-10) (aged 93)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Set decorator
Years active 1938 – 1972

Emile Kuri (11 June 1907 – 10 October 2000) was a Mexican-born American set decorator of Lebanese parentage.[1] He won two Academy Awards and was nominated for six more in the category Best Art Direction.[2]

He was born in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, and died in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Selected filmography

Kuri won two Academy Awards for Best Art Direction and was nominated for six more:


Other films


  1. ^ "Emile Kuri; Oscar-Winning Designer Worked on Disneyland". LA Times. Retrieved 2011-09-18. 
  2. ^ " Emile Kuri - Awards". Retrieved 2008-12-14. 

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