John Myhre

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John Myhre
Born 1959 (age 54–55)
Occupation Production designer
Years active 1984-present


John Myhre (born in 1959) is an American production designer who has been working in Hollywood since the late 1980s.

He received his first Academy Award nomination, for Best Art Direction, in 1998, for Shekhar Kapur's Elizabeth, bringing him to the forefront of Hollywood production designers. Recent credits have included X-Men, Ali and The Haunted Mansion, as well as Chicago and Memoirs of a Geisha, both for director Rob Marshall and both of which won him the Academy Award for Best Art Direction.

Myhre's production design was also seen in 2006 on Bill Condon's Dreamgirls.

Academy Awards nominations & wins[edit]

1998: Nominated for Elizabeth

2002: Won for Chicago

2005: Won for Memoirs of a Geisha

2006: Nominated for Dreamgirls

2009: Nominated for Nine

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