Allan Starski biography

Allan Starski

Production Designer, Film production designer

1943 –

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Who is Allan Starski?

Allan Mieczysław Starski is a Polish Academy Award winning production designer and set decorator.

Allan Starski is the son of Ludwik Starski famous screenwriter and popular songwriter. In 1969, he graduated with a degree in architecture from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. His first work as a production designer was in a film by Ryszard Bera called Chłopcy in 1973. Starski collaborated with famous Polish Oscar and Palme d'Or-winning director Andrzej Wajda on projects like Człowiek z marmuru, Człowiek z żelaza, Panny z Wilka and Pan Tadeusz. Starski also worked on stage productions with Wajda, Aleksander Bardini, Arthur Miller and Andrzej Łapicki.

In 1993, he won an Academy Award for Best Art Direction/Set Decoration for Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List. He also has worked with Agnieszka Holland and Jerzy Stuhr. Starski worked with Roman Polanski on The Pianist in 2002 and Oliver Twist in 2005. His latest projects are the American films Hannibal Rising by Peter Webber and Snow Princess by Mark Roemmich.

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Born
Jan 1, 1943
Warsaw
Also known as
  • Allan Mieczysław Starski
  • Allan Starsky
Parents
Spouses
Nationality
  • Poland
Profession
Education
  • Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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