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Nancy Haigh

Nancy Haigh
Occupation Set designer
Years active 1983–present

Nancy Haigh is an American set designer who has received six Academy Award nominations, and won for her work on the film Bugsy.[1][2]

Nancy Haigh graduated from Massachusetts College of Art in 1968. While at the college, she was a Fine Arts 3D major studying sculpture and ceramics. In 1995, the college honored her with a Distinguished Alumna Award.[3]

Nancy began her career in film with Francis Ford Coppola's Rumblefish in 1983. Since then, Nancy has been the Set Decorator for numerous movies in collaboration with the Coen brothers.


In 1991, she was an Academy Award Nominee for Barton Fink. In 1992, she won an Academy Award for her work in Bugsy. In 1994, she was an Academy Award Nominee for Forrest Gump[4] and she was nominated again in 2002 for Road to Perdition. In 2007, she was nominated for Dreamgirls. At the 83rd Academy Awards she was nominated for True Grit. [5]


Nancy Haigh's filmography as Set Decorator:[6]

Year Title
1989 Earth Girls Are Easy
1989 Field of Dreams
1989 Checking Out
1990 Grifters, TheThe Grifters
1991 Guilty by Suspicion
1991 Barton Fink
1991 Bugsy
1992 Hero
1994 Forrest Gump
1995 Waterworld
1996 Mars Attacks!
1998 Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas
1998 Truman Show, TheThe Truman Show
1999 Insider, TheThe Insider
2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou?
2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence
2002 Road to Perdition
2003 Big Fish
2003 Intolerable Cruelty
2994 Ladykillers, TheThe Ladykillers
2005 Jarhead
2006 Dreamgirls
2006 Ask the Dust
2007 No Country for Old Men
2007 Charlie Wilson's War
2008 Burn After Reading
2010 True Grit


  1. ^ "Awards Database". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 2007-10-26. 
  2. ^ "The 64th Academy Awards (1992) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-08-02. 
  3. ^ "Alumni Awards". Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Retrieved 2007-10-26. 
  4. ^ "The 67th Academy Awards (1995) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-08-05. 
  5. ^ "The 83rd Academy Awards (2011) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. AMPAS. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  6. ^ "IMDB Nancy Haigh". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2007-10-26.