Edward Carfagno

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Edward Carfagno
Born (1907-11-28)November 28, 1907
Died December 28, 1996(1996-12-28) (aged 89)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Occupation art director
Years active 1939-1989

Edward Carfagno (November 28, 1907 - December 28, 1996) was an art director who established himself in the 1950s with his Oscar-winning work on such films as Vincente Minnelli's The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), Joseph Mankiewicz's Julius Caesar (1953) and William Wyler's Ben-Hur (1959). Carfagno went on to work consistently on a variety of films, including five collaborations with Clint Eastwood including Tightrope (1984) and Heartbreak Ridge (1987).

Carfagno began working at MGM in 1933, and was also a member of the US's 1940 Olympic fencing team.

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