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Emile Kuri

Emile Kuri
Born (1907-06-11)11 June 1907
Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Died 10 October 2000(2000-10-10) (aged 93)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Set decorator
Years active 1938 – 1972

Emile Kuri (11 June 1907 – 10 October 2000) was a Mexican-born American set decorator of Lebanese parentage.[1] He won two Academy Awards and was nominated for six more in the category Best Art Direction.[2]

He was born in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, and died in Los Angeles, California, United States.


  • Selected filmography 1
  • Other films 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Selected filmography

Kuri won two Academy Awards for Best Art Direction and was nominated for six more:


Other films


  1. ^ "Emile Kuri; Oscar-Winning Designer Worked on Disneyland". LA Times. Retrieved 2011-09-18. 
  2. ^ " Emile Kuri - Awards". Retrieved 2008-12-14. 

External links

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