Edward C. Carfagno

Production designer
Although he began working at MGM in 1933, Edward Carfagno established himself in the 1950s with his Oscar-winning work on such films as Vincente Minnelli's "The Bad and the Beautiful" (1952), Joseph Mankiewicz's "Julius ... Read more »
Born: 11/28/1907

Filmography

Art Department (62)

Pink Cadillac 1989 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Bird 1988 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Dead Pool 1988 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Heartbreak Ridge 1986 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Ratboy 1986 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Pale Rider 1985 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

All of Me 1984 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

City Heat 1984 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Tightrope 1984 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Sudden Impact 1983 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Honkytonk Man 1982 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Wrong Is Right 1982 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Sting II 1981 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Little Miss Marker 1980 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Meteor 1979 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Time After Time 1979 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Demon Seed 1977 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Executive Suite 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Art Director

Looking For Mr. Goodbar 1977 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

The One and Only 1977 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Gable and Lombard 1976 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Last Hard Men 1975 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

The Hindenburg 1974 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Soylent Green 1973 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing 1972 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Melinda 1971 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Skyjacked 1971 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Traveling Executioner 1969 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

The Trouble With Girls 1969 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

The Extraordinary Seaman 1968 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

The Shoes of the Fisherman 1968 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Spinout 1966 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

The Cincinnati Kid 1965 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

The Glass Bottom Boat 1965 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

36 Hours 1963 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

A Ticklish Affair 1963 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Period of Adjustment 1962 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm 1962 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Ada 1961 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Ben-Hur 1959 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Something of Value 1957 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Executive Suite 1954 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Julius Caesar 1953 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

The Great Diamond Robbery 1953 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

The Story of Three Loves 1952 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Quo Vadis 1951 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

The Bad and the Beautiful 1951 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

A Lady without Passport (Movie)

(Art Director)

Best Foot Forward (Movie)

(Art Director)

Beulah Land (TV Show)

Art Director

Earth II (TV Show)

Art Director

Gideon's Trumpet (TV Show)

Production Designer

Good News (Movie)

(Art Director)

Neptune's Daughter (Movie)

(Art Director)

On an Island with You (Movie)

(Art Director)

The Barkleys of Broadway (Movie)

(Art Director)

The Phantom of Hollywood (TV Show)

Art Director

The Sailor Takes a Wife (Movie)

(Art Director)

The Secret Heart (Movie)

(Art Director)

The Thin Man Goes Home (Movie)

(Art Director)

The Youngest Profession (Movie)

(Art Director)

Ziegfeld Follies (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Biography

Although he began working at MGM in 1933, Edward Carfagno established himself in the 1950s with his Oscar-winning work on such films as Vincente Minnelli's "The Bad and the Beautiful" (1952), Joseph Mankiewicz's "Julius Caesar" (1953) and William Wyler's "Ben-Hur" (1959). Carfagno went on to work consistently on a variety of films, including five collaborations with director Clint Eastwood.

Relationships

Edward Cafagno

Son
survived him

Carol Carfagno

Daughter
survived him

Linda Carfagno

Daughter
survived him

Milestones

1982

First collaboration with director Clint Eastwood, "Honkytonk Man"

1980

Worked on the NBC miniseries, "Beulah Land"

1976

Served as art director for the CBS series, "Executive Suite"

1970

First TV credit for the ABC movie, "Earth II"

1951

Feature debut as art director, "Quo Vadis"

1933

Began working for MGM

Bonus Trivia

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He amassed 13 Oscar nominations for his work, winning three.

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