John Meehan

Production Designer, Film art director

1902 – 1963

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Who was John Meehan?

John Meehan was an American art director and production designer.

He was born in Tehachapi, California and attended the University of Southern California. Meehan won three Academy Awards for his art direction: William Wyler's The Heiress, Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard and Richard Fleischer's 1954 adaptation of the Jules Verne classic for Walt Disney, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. He also worked on The Strange Love of Martha Ivers, Golden Earrings, Samson and Delilah, Salome and It Should Happen to You.

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Born
Jun 13, 1902
Tehachapi
Also known as
  • John Francis Meehan
  • Frenchy
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • White people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Southern California
Died
May 15, 1963

Submitted
on July 23, 2013