Bo Welch

Production Designer, Film production designer

1951 –

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Who is Bo Welch?

Robert W. "Bo" Welch III is an American motion picture production designer and director.

Welch was born in Yardley, Pennsylvania. He worked as a production designer on the Tim Burton films Edward Scissorhands, Beetlejuice, and Batman Returns, as well as A Little Princess and Men in Black, among other films. He made his directorial debut with The Cat in the Hat. Welch has been nominated for four Academy Awards for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, three of them shared with set decorator Cheryl Carasik and another one with J. Michael Riva and Linda DeScenna. These four films are: Men in Black, The Birdcage and A Little Princess, and The Color Purple.

Welch married SCTV comedian Catherine O'Hara in 1992, with whom he had two sons, Matthew and Luke.

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Born
Nov 30, 1951
Yardley
Also known as
  • Robert W. Welch III
  • Robert 'Bo' Welch
  • Robert Welch
  • Robert W. Welch
  • Robert W. "Bo" Welch III
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Arizona

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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