Jack Otterson

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Jack Otterson
Born (1905-08-25)August 25, 1905
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died December 22, 1991(1991-12-22) (aged 86)
Los Angeles, California
Occupation Art director
Years active 1934-1953

Jack Otterson (August 25, 1905 – December 22, 1991) was an American art director. He was nominated for eight Academy Awards in the category Best Art Direction. He worked on 300 films between 1934 and 1953.

He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was educated at Yale, where he was an editor of campus humor magazine The Yale Record with writer Geoffrey T. Hellman, writer and film critic Dwight MacDonald and Hollywood photographer Jerome Zerbe.[1] He died in Los Angeles, California.

Selected Filmography[edit]

Otterson was nominated for eight Academy Awards for Best Art Direction:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yale Banner and Pot Pourri. New Haven: Yale University Press. 1927. p. 229.
  2. ^ "The 9th Academy Awards (1937) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-07. 
  3. ^ "The 10th Academy Awards (1938) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-09. 
  4. ^ "The 11th Academy Awards (1939) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  5. ^ "The 12th Academy Awards (1940) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  6. ^ "The 13th Academy Awards (1941) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-12. 
  7. ^ "The 14th Academy Awards (1942) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-13. 
  8. ^ a b "The 15th Academy Awards (1943) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-13. 

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