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John Myhre Biography
John Myhre is an American production designer. He has been working in Hollywood since the late 1980s. In 1998 he received his first Academy Award nomination, for Best Art Direction, for Shekhar Kapur’s Elizabeth, bringing him to the forefront of Hollywood production designers. His Recent credits have included X-Men, Ali and The Haunted Mansion.
John is also a frequent collaborator of director Rob Marshall, working on the films Chicago, Memoirs of a Geisha, Nine, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and Mary Poppins Returns with the former two winning him the Academy Award for Best Art Direction.
His production design was also seen in 2006 on Bill Condon’s Dreamgirls, which was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Art Direction.
John Myhre Age
John was born in 1959. He is 60 years old as of 2019.
John Myhre Education
He graduated from Nathan Hale High School he also studied film at the Bellevue Community College in the 1970s.John Myhre Photo
John Myhre Early Life |Career
John became film buff from a vert remarkable early age. He started watching the TV coverage of the Oscars when he was five years old and received a Super-8 camera for his seventh birthday. When he graduated from Nathan Hale High School he studied film at the Bellevue Community College in the 1970s, sponsoring himself by working at a local cinema.
John went to work designing film posters and in the process he met several film-makers. In 1984 John left his native Seattle for Hollywood, to be an assistant art director on horror comedy, ‘Night of the Comet’. He has designed several high profile movies since then and had three collaborations to date with Rob Marshall, gaining Oscars for two of them.
John Myhre Academy Awards nominations & wins
- 1998: Nominated for Elizabeth
- 2002: Won for Chicago
- 2005: Won for Memoirs of a Geisha
- 2006: Nominated for Dreamgirls
- 2009: Nominated for Nine
- 2018: Nominated for Mary Poppins Returns
John Myhre Net worth
John has received a number of Academy awards and nominations due to his good work. His net worth has not yet been revealed.