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List of famous scenic designers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top scenic designers in the world? This includes the most prominent scenic designers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable scenic designers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic scenic 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 scenic designers.

List includes Cecil Beaton, Bob Crowley and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known scenic designers to the lesser known scenic designers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the scenic designer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous scenic designers ever?" and "What are the names of famous scenic designers?" then you're in the right place. (82 items)
Cecil Beaton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Scenic Designers
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Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton CBE was an English fashion, portrait and war photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award–winning stage and costume designer for films and the theatre. He was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1970. ...more

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Hubert Edward Hassard Short, usually known as Hassard Short, was an actor, stage director, set designer and lighting designer in musical theatre who directed over 50 Broadway and West End shows between 1920 and 1953. Theatre historian Ken Bloom called him "one of Broadway's greatest directors and ...more

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Bob Crowley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Scenic Designers
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Bob Crowley is a theatre designer, and theatre director. Born in Cork, Ireland, he is the brother of director John Crowley. He trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He has designed over 20 productions for the National Theatre including Ghetto, The Madness of George III, Carousel and The ...more

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Chris Tashima is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Scenic Designers
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Chris Tashima is a Japanese American actor and director. He is co-founder of the entertainment company Cedar Grove Productions and Artistic Director of its Asian American theatre company, Cedar Grove OnStage. He is an Academy Award winner for directing the film Visas and Virtue as well as starring ...more

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