George C. Jenkins

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George Clarke Jenkins (19 November 1908 – 6 April 2007) was an Academy Award-winning American production designer and three-time Tony Award nominee.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he studied architecture at University of Pennsylvania before leaving to build sets. One Tony nomination was for his set for the 1959 Broadway drama The Miracle Worker.

He shared his Academy Award with George Gaines for the 1976 film All the President's Men. He later taught at University of California, Los Angeles. [1] Jenkins died at his home in Santa Monica, California.[2]

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  1. ^ McLellan, Dennis (April 12, 2007). George Jenkins, 98; Oscar-winning production designer. Los Angeles Times
  2. ^ Zinoman, Jason (April 12, 2007). George Jenkins, 98, Set Designer for ‘All the President’s Men,’ Dies. New York Times

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