Stephen Grimes

Production designer, Art director, Second unit director
Began his career as assistant art director on John Huston's "Moby Dick" (1956) and went on to work on eight subsequent films with the director, including "The Roots of Heaven" (1958), "The List of Adrian Messenger" ... Read more »
Born: 04/17/1927 in Surrey, England, GB

Filmography

Art Department (29)

Haunted Summer 1988 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Dead 1987 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Out of Africa 1985 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Never Say Never Again 1983 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Krull 1982 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Dresser 1982 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

On Golden Pond 1981 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

True Confessions 1981 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Urban Cowboy 1980 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Electric Horseman 1979 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Straight Time 1978 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Bobby Deerfield 1977 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Independence 1975 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Murder By Death 1975 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Three Days of the Condor 1975 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Yakuza 1974 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Way We Were 1973 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Ryan's Daughter 1970 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

A Walk With Love and Death 1969 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Sinful Davey 1969 (Movie)

production design (Production Designer)

Reflections in a Golden Eye 1967 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

This Property Is Condemned 1966 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

The Night of the Iguana 1964 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

The List of Adrian Messenger 1963 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

The Misfits 1961 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

The Unforgiven 1960 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

The Roots of Heaven 1958 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison 1957 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Moby Dick 1956 (Movie)

art direction assistant (Assistant Art Director)
Director (2)

Bobby Deerfield 1977 (Movie)

2nd unit director (Director)

The Yakuza 1974 (Movie)

2nd unit director (Director)
Visual Effects & Animation (1)

Attila 1957 (Movie)

(Special Effects)
Actor (1)

Out of Africa 1985 (Movie)

2nd Commissioner (Actor)

Biography

Began his career as assistant art director on John Huston's "Moby Dick" (1956) and went on to work on eight subsequent films with the director, including "The Roots of Heaven" (1958), "The List of Adrian Messenger" (1963), "A Walk with Love and Death" (1969), and "The Dead" (1987). Grimes also worked with director Sydney Pollack on six films including "The Way We Were" (1973), "Three Days of the Condor" (1975), "Bobby Deerfield" (1977) and "Out of Africa" (1985), for which he won an Academy Award.

Milestones

1956

First film as (assistant) art director, "Moby Dick"

Doubled as production designer and second unit director on "Bobby Deerfield" (1977) and "On Golden Pond" (1981)

Bonus Trivia

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Grimes also received Oscar nominations for the art direction of John Huston's "The Night of the Iguana" (1964) and Sydney Pollack's "The Way We Were" (1973).

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