Ed Flesh

Art Director, Award Nominee

1931 – 2011


Who was Ed Flesh?

Edwin Albert Flesh Jr, known as Ed Flesh, was an American art director and designer who worked on a variety of television programs from the 1950s through the 1990s. He is best known for designing the Wheel used in the game show, Wheel of Fortune. In 1993, Flesh was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for his work on Supermarket Sweep. His other credits as a television art director include Pyramid, Days of Our Lives, Press Your Luck, Celebrity Sweepstakes, Second Chance, The New Newlywed Game, To Say the Least, Name That Tune and Jeopardy!.

Flesh was a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was born on December 4, 1931. He received his bachelor's degree from Franklin & Marshall College, located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Flesh then enrolled at Yale Drama School, where he studied graduate level scenic design for three years.

Flesh relocated to New York City after completing his studies at Yale. He worked as a scene designer for off-Broadway productions before being hired as the "supervisor of scenic design" for NBC. He transferred from New York to NBC Studios in Burbank, California, where he worked as the head art director for games shows, as well as the soap opera, Days of our Lives.

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Dec 4, 1931
Also known as
  • Edwin Albert Flesh Jr
  • Edwin Albert Flesh Jr.
  • United States of America
Lived in
  • New York City
Jul 15, 2011
Mission Hills

on July 23, 2013


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