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John Clark "Jack" Okey (June 3, 1889 – January 8, 1963) was an American art director. Around the time of his marriage, he became involved in the nascent film industry in the Los Angeles area and was involved in the design and construction of some of the earliest studios there. He continued in the film industry as an art director until his retirement in 1959. In the mid-1930s he spent several years in England working for Alexander Korda. After his return to the United States, he spent the remainder of his active career working for RKO Studios.

He was nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Art Direction for the films Sally (1929) and Experiment Perilous (1944).

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

John Clark "Jack" Okey (June 3, 1889 – January 8, 1963) was an American art director. Around the time of his marriage, he became involved in the nascent film industry in the Los Angeles area and was involved in the design and construction of some of the earliest studios there. He continued in the film industry as an art director until his retirement in 1959. In the mid-1930s he spent several years in England working for Alexander Korda. After his return to the United States, he spent the remainder of his active career working for RKO Studios.

He was nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Art Direction for the films Sally (1929) and Experiment Perilous (1944).

Personal Info

Known For Art

Gender Male

Known Credits 78

Birthday 1889-06-03

Day of Death 1963-01-08

Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA

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Also Known As

  • John Clark Okey
  • Okey

Art TV ShowsMovies

1959 The Young Land Art Direction
1958 The Missouri Traveler Art Direction
1957 Run of the Arrow Art Direction
1956 Screaming Eagles Art Direction
1956 Great Day in the Morning Art Direction
1955 The Treasure of Pancho Villa Art Direction
1955 Bengazi Art Direction
1955 A Bullet for Joey Art Direction
1955 The Americano Art Direction
1953 Devil's Canyon Art Direction
1953 Split Second Art Direction
1952 Blackbeard, the Pirate Art Direction
1952 One Minute to Zero Art Direction
1952 The Narrow Margin Art Direction
1952 At Sword's Point Art Direction
1951 The Racket Art Direction
1951 Hard, Fast and Beautiful Art Direction
1950 Double Deal Art Direction
1950 Born to Be Bad Art Direction
1949 Adventure in Baltimore Art Direction
1949 The Set-Up Art Direction
1948 Rachel and the Stranger Art Direction
1947 Out of the Past Art Direction
1947 Night Song Art Direction
1946 It's a Wonderful Life Art Direction
1946 Crack-Up Art Direction
1946 Till the End of Time Art Direction
1946 Deadline at Dawn Art Direction
1946 The Spiral Staircase Art Direction
1945 Johnny Angel Art Direction
1944 Experiment Perilous Art Direction
1944 None But the Lonely Heart Art Direction
1944 The Master Race Art Direction
1942 Jungle Book Art Direction
1935 Bordertown Art Direction
1934 A Lost Lady Art Direction
1934 Fog Over Frisco Art Direction
1934 The Merry Frinks Art Direction
1934 Merry Wives of Reno Art Direction
1934 Fashions of 1934 Art Direction
1933 The World Changes Art Direction
1933 College Coach Art Direction
1933 Female Art Direction
1933 Footlight Parade Art Direction
1933 Heroes for Sale Art Direction
1933 Private Detective 62 Art Direction
1933 Ex-Lady Art Direction
1933 Lilly Turner Art Direction
1933 The Working Man Art Direction
1933 Central Airport Art Direction
1933 Grand Slam Art Direction
1933 Parachute Jumper Art Direction
1932 You Said a Mouthful Art Direction
1932 I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang Art Direction
1932 They Call It Sin Art Direction
1932 The Crash Art Direction
1932 The Purchase Price Art Direction
1932 Miss Pinkerton Art Direction
1932 The Dark Horse Art Direction
1932 The Rich Are Always with Us Art Direction
1932 So Big! Art Direction
1932 The Crowd Roars Art Direction
1932 The Man Who Played God Art Direction
1932 Union Depot Art Direction
1931 Manhattan Parade Art Direction
1931 Her Majesty, Love Art Direction
1931 Safe in Hell Art Direction
1931 Local Boy Makes Good Art Direction
1931 The Ruling Voice Art Direction
1931 Five Star Final Art Direction
1931 The Last Flight Art Direction
1931 Big Business Girl Art Direction
1931 The Finger Points Art Direction
1930 The Truth About Youth Art Direction
1930 The Dawn Patrol Art Direction
1929 The Squall Art Direction
1926 Sweet Daddies Art Direction

Costume & Make-Up

1937 The Vow Costume Design

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