John S. Detlie

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Birthday
23, 1908
Birthplace
South Dakota
Death Date
Nov 30, 2005 (96)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
23, 1908
Birthplace
South Dakota
Death Date
Nov 30, 2005 (96)

About

Hollywood set designer and art director known for his work during the late 1930s and early 1940s.

Before Fame

He put his artistic skills to work during World War II by camouflaging a military airplane-building facility in Seattle.

Trivia

He was nominated for a Best Art Direction Oscar for the film "Bitter Sweet" from 1941.

Family Life

He was married to actress Veronica Lake for three years. The couple had two children together. Later, he married Virginia Crowell, with whom he had two more children.

Associated With

His film "Bitter Sweet" starred Jeannette MacDonald.

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