George W. Davis
Date of Birth
Apr 17, 1914
Birth Place:
Kokomo, IN

Biography

Trained in art and design at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, George W. Davis was signed by 20th Century Fox in the mid-'40s. Davis remained with Fox as a set designer until 1959, winning Academy awards for The Robe (1953) and The Diary of Anne Frank (1959). He moved to MGM upon the retirement of Cedric Gibbons. As MGM curtailed its feature-film activity in the 1960s, George...