Emile Kuri
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Emile Kuri

Emile Kuri
Born(1907-06-11)June 11, 1907
DiedOctober 10, 2000(2000-10-10) (aged 93)
OccupationSet decorator
Years active1938-1972

Emile Kuri (June 11, 1907 – October 10, 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

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.
  2. ^ "IMDb.com: Emile Kuri - Awards". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2008.

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