Stuart Wurtzel

Production designer
Wurtzel began his career designing for the stage, spending four years with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater before commencing film work in the mid-1970s. His designs have ranged from Brooklyn's Jewish ... Read more »
Born: 08/08/1940

Filmography

Art Department (54)

Ricki and the Flash 2015 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Lullaby 2014 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Zero Hour 2013 (Tv Show)

Production Designer

Hope Springs 2012 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

A Gifted Man 2011 (Tv Show)

Production Designer

A Little Bit of Heaven 2011 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Mr. Popper's Penguins 2011 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Letters to Juliet 2010 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Lipstick Jungle 2008 (Tv Show)

Production Designer

Marley & Me 2008 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

What Happens in Vegas 2008 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Enchanted 2007 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Charlotte's Web 2006 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Empire Falls 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Production Designer

Little Manhattan 2005 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Murder By Numbers 2002 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Isn't She Great 2000 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Curtain Call 1998 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Stepmom 1998 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Jungle2jungle 1997 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Before and After 1996 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Ghost and the Darkness 1996 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

I.Q. 1994 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Romeo Is Bleeding 1994 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

When A Man Loves A Woman 1994 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Saint of Fort Washington 1993 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Mambo Kings 1992 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Used People 1992 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

3 Men and a Little Lady 1990 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Mermaids 1990 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

An Innocent Man 1989 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Old Gringo 1989 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Staying Together 1989 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The House on Carroll Street 1988 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Suspect 1987 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Brighton Beach Memoirs 1986 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Hannah and Her Sisters 1986 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Purple Rose of Cairo 1985 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Pope John Paul II 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Production Designer

Senior Trip! 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Art Director

The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez 1982 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Tattoo 1981 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Night of the Juggler 1980 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Simon 1980 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Chosen 1980 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Times Square 1980 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Hair 1979 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Between the Lines 1977 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Next Man 1975 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Angels in America (TV Show)

Production Designer

Little Gloria... Happy at Last (TV Show)

Production Designer

Murder in Coweta County (TV Show)

Production Designer

The Baron and the Kid (TV Show)

Production Designer

Wit (TV Show)

Production Designer

Biography

Wurtzel began his career designing for the stage, spending four years with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater before commencing film work in the mid-1970s. His designs have ranged from Brooklyn's Jewish neighborhoods of the 40s ("Brighton Beach Memoirs" 1986) to Manhattan in the late 70s ("Times Square" 1980) to revolutionary Mexico ("Old Gringo" 1989). He is married to another leading production designer, Patrizia von Brandenstein.

Relationships

Patrizia Brandenstein

Wife

EDUCATION

Carnegie-Mellon University

Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania
(scenic design)

Milestones

1976

First film as production designer, "The Next Man"

Was resident stage designer for four years at the American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco

Moved to New York, designing off-Broadway and then on Broadway

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