Kasarda, John 1943–
Kasarda, John 1943–
Born June 8, 1943, in Chicago, IL; married Nora Peterson, April 18, 1979; children: Andrei, Kevin. Education: University of Iowa, B.A., 1966; Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie-Mellon University), M.F.A., 1968.
Member: United Scenic Artists.
Awards, Honors: Emmy Award, outstanding art direction for a primetime miniseries or special, 1986, for Death of a Salesman; Emmy Award (with others), outstanding art direction for a miniseries, Excellence in Production Design Award (with others), Art Directors Guild, both 2004, for Angels in America; Emmy Award nomination (with others), outstanding art direction, 2005, for Empire Falls.
The Wiz, Universal, 1978.
Eyewitness, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981.
The Verdict, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982.
Purple Rose of Cairo, Orion, 1985.
The Money Pit, Universal, 1986.
Heartburn, Paramount, 1986.
The Glass Menagerie, Cineplex Odeon, 1987.
The Believers, Orion, 1987.
Masquerade, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1988.
The Hard Way, Universal, 1991.
Frankie and Johnny (also known as Frankie & Johnny), 1991.
Mr. Saturday Night, Columbia, 1992.
Sabrina, Paramount, 1995.
Batman Forever (also known as Forever), 1995.
Ransom, Buena Vista, 1996.
Great Expectations, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998.
Strike (also known as All I Want to Do and Les Filles font la loi), Miramax, 1998.
The Insider, Buena Vista, 1999.
Simply Irresistible, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999.
Frequency, New Line Cinema, 2000.
Down to Earth, Universal, 2000.
Meet the Parents, Paramount, 2000.
Unfaithful (also known as Infidele and Untreu), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002.
Little Manhattan, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2005.
Little Children, New Line Cinema, 2006.
Charlotte's Web, Paramount, 2006.
Film Production Manager:
Strike! (also known as The Hairy Bird, All I Wanna Do, College femminile and Les Filles font la loi), 1998.
Simply Irresistible (also known as Einfach unwiderstehlich), 1999.
Television Cinematographer; Specials:
Sherlock Holmes, 1981.
Death of a Salesman (also known as Der tod eines handlungsreisenden), CBS, 1985.
Television Cinematographer; Miniseries:
Angels in America, HBO, 2003.
Empire Falls, HBO, 2005.
Television Cinematographer; Pilots:
Hope & Faith, ABC, 2003.