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List of Famous Lighting Designers

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List of famous lighting designers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top lighting designers in the world? This includes the most prominent lighting designers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable lighting designers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic lighting designers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned lighting designers.

List people include Kenneth Posner, Hutch and many additional people as well. Featuring Broadway lighting designers and more, this list has it all. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known lighting designers to the lesser known lighting designers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the lighting designer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous lighting designers ever?" and "What are the names of famous lighting designers?" then you're in the right place.
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    Pat Collins is an American lighting designer....  more
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    Mimi Jordan Sherin

    Mimi Jordan Sherin is a lighting designer....
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    Robert Wierzel

    Age: 64
    Robert Wierzel (born July 1, 1956) is an American lighting designer. Mr. Wierzel has worked...  more
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    Anne D. Cheney

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    Ken Billington

    Age: 73
    Ken Billington (born October 29, 1946) is an American lighting designer. He began his career...  more
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    Kevin Adams is an American theatrical lighting designer. He has earned four Tony Awards for...  more
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    Donald Holder is an American lighting designer in theatre, opera, and dance based in New York....  more
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    Koert Vermeulen

    Age: 53
    Koert Vermeulen is a lighting designer, with over 20 years of experience in the fields of...  more
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    Ann G. Wrightson

    Ann G. Wrightson is a lighting designer....
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    Rick Fisher may refer to: Rick Fisher (lighting designer), American lighting designer Rick...  more
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    Beverly Emmons

    Age: 76
    Beverly Emmons is a lighting designer for the stage, dance and opera....  more
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    James F. Ingalls

    James F. Ingalls is a respected and prolific lighting designer who has worked extensively on...  more
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    Dennis Parichy

    Dennis Parichy is an American lighting designer. He won the 1980 Drama Desk Award for Talley's...  more
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    Mark Henderson (born 1957) is a British lighting designer who won the 2006 Tony Award for Best...  more
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    Patrick Woodroffe

    Age: 66
    Patrick Woodroffe (born 11 June 1954 in Oxford) is a lighting designer working in the worlds...  more
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    Emma Chapman

    Emma Chapman is a lighting designer....
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    Jeff Croiter

    Jeff Croiter is a lighting designer....
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    Neil Austin

    Neil Austin is a lighting designer....
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    Andrew Bridge is a Broadway and West End lighting designer, who has worked on many Broadway...  more
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    Howard Harrison

    Howard Harrison is a lighting designer....
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    Paul Pyant

    Age: 67
    Paul Pyant (born 22 July 1953) is a British lighting designer, whose designs have been...  more
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    Nick Whitehouse

    Nick Whitehouse is a lighting designer....
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    Bruno Poet

    Bruno Poet is a lighting designer....
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    Robert Barnhart

    Robert Barnhart is a lighting designer....
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    Jon Clark

    Jon Clark is a lighting designer....