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Corenblith, Michael



Son of Louis Gorman Corenblith and Lois Elaine Elias; children: Grace Louise Willen. Education: University of Texas, Austin, B.S., 1974; also attended University of California, Los Angeles.

Addresses: Agent The Skouras Agency, 631 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2C, Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Career: Production designer and art director. Began career as lighting designer.

Awards, Honors: Emmy Award (with Ray Klausen), outstanding art direction for a variety or music program, 1983, for The 55th Annual Academy Awards Presentation; Academy Award nomination (with Merideth Boswell), best art directionset decoration, and Film Award, best production design, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1996, both for Apollo 13; Academy Award nomination (with Boswell), best art directionset decoration, Excellence in Production Design Award nomination, Art Directors Guild, feature filmperiod or fantasy films, and Golden Satellite Award nomination, best art direction, 2001, all for How the Grinch Stole Christmas.


Film Production Designer:

Prince Jack, Castle Hill, 1984.

Private Resort, Unity Pictures Corp., 1985.

Hollywood Vice Squad, Concorde, 1986.

Zandalee, LIVE Home Video, 1991.

He Said, She Said, Paramount, 1991.

Cool World, Paramount, 1992.

The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag, Buena Vista, 1992.

Apollo 13, Universal, 1995.

Down Periscope, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1996.

Ransom, Buena Vista, 1996.

Mighty Joe Young (also known as Mighty Joe ), Buena Vista, 1998.

Edtv (also known as Ed TV ), Universal, 1999.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (also known as The Grinch and Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas ), MCA/Universal, 2000.

The Alamo, Buena Vista, 2004.

Also worked on Cat People; Die Hard 2: Die Harder.

Film Work; Other:

Cinematographer, Sometimes, 1978.

Art director, Prince Jack, Castle Hill, 1984.

Art direction assistant, Tough Guys, Buena Vista, 1986.

Key set designer, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Buena Vista, 1986.

Art director, Burglar, Warner Bros., 1987.

Art director, Red Heat, 1988.

Television Work; Series:

Art direction, Private Eye, NBC, 19871988.

Production designer, TV 101, CBS, 1988.

Production designer, Second Chances, CBS, 1993.

Television Production Designer; Movies:

The Ratings Game (also known as The Mogul ), 1984.

Little White Lies, NBC, 1989.

A Family for Joe, NBC, 1990.

With Hostile Intent (also known as With Hostile Intent: Sisters in Black and Blue ), CBS, 1993.

Precious Victims, CBS, 1993.

It's Nothing Personal, NBC, 1993.

Search for Grace, CBS, 1994.

Television Production Designer, Pilots:

San Berdoo, ABC, 1989.

Television Work; Specials:

Worked as set designer, The 55th Annual Academy Awards Presentation.

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