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Derek McLane

Derek McLane is known for his work on Hairspray Live! (2016), The 86th Annual Academy Awards (2014) and The 87th Annual Academy Awards (2015). See full bio »
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Hairspray Live!
Hairspray Live! Production Designer
The 86th Annual Academy Awards
The 86th Annual Academy Awards Production Designer
The 87th Annual Academy Awards
The 87th Annual Academy Awards Production Designer
The Wiz Live!
The Wiz Live! Production Designer


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 2017 The 89th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
 2016 Hairspray Live! (TV Movie)
 2016 The 88th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
 2015 The Wiz Live! (TV Movie)
 2015 The 87th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
 2014 Peter Pan Live! (TV Movie)
 2014 The 86th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
 2013 The Sound of Music Live! (TV Movie)
 2013 The 85th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
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 1988 Late Night with David Letterman: 6th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) (scenic designer)
 1987 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series) (scenic designer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 25 December 1987 (1987) ... (scenic designer)
- Episode dated 18 November 1987 (1987) ... (scenic designer)
- Episode dated 11 November 1987 (1987) ... (scenic designer)
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 2014 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Outstanding Art Direction for Variety, Nonfiction, Reality or Reality-Competition Program
 2010 The 64th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
 2009 The 63rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner
 2006 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Set Designer
- Design (2006) ... Himself - Set Designer

Personal Details

Other Works:

He was set designer for Rajiv Joseph's play, "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo," on Broadway in New York City with Arian Moayed in the cast. David Lander was lighting designer. Acme Sound Partners and Cricket S. Myers were sound designers. Moises Kaufman was director. Kathryn Bostic was composer. See more »


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He was awarded the 2010 Back Stage Garland Award for Scenic Design for "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, California. See more »

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