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Doug Kraner

Date of passing: 
April 04, 2016

Doug Kraner was a production designer best known for designing the beach house in Sleeping with the Enemy, starring Julia Roberts. Kraner was also nominated for two Emmy Awards, in 1983, for his work on the telefilm Little Gloria…Happy at Last and in 2015, for his work on the Fox action series Gotham.

Kraner began his working relationship with producer-director Danny Cannon on the 1998 movie I Still Know What You Did Last Summer. They went on to work together on pilots for the series The Forgotten, Nikita, The Tomorrow People, and Gotham, for which Kraner also received an Art Directors Guild nomination.

Kraner also worked on the series Devious Maids and Dark Blue, as well as the television movies Home at Last, starring Adrien Brody; No Place Like Home, with Jeff Daniels; and In from the Night, starring Marcia Gay Harden.

Doug Kraner was a production designer best known for designing the beach house in Sleeping with the Enemy, starring Julia Roberts. Kraner was also nominated for two Emmy Awards, in 1983, for his work on the telefilm Little Gloria…Happy at Last and in 2015, for his work on the Fox action series Gotham.

Kraner began his working relationship with producer-director Danny Cannon on the 1998 movie I Still Know What You Did Last Summer. They went on to work together on pilots for the series The Forgotten, Nikita, The Tomorrow People, and Gotham, for which Kraner also received an Art Directors Guild nomination.

Kraner also worked on the series Devious Maids and Dark Blue, as well as the television movies Home at Last, starring Adrien Brody; No Place Like Home, with Jeff Daniels; and In from the Night, starring Marcia Gay Harden.

Additionally, Kraner contributed to the films Dominick and Eugene, with Ray Liotta; Lean on Me, starring Morgan Freeman; Uncle Buck, starring John Candy and Macaulay Culkin; State of Grace, with Sean Penn and Ed Harris; Extreme Measures, with Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman, and Sarah Jessica Parker; Enough, starring Jennifer Lopez; and Godsend, with Robert De Niro, Greg Kinnear, and Rebecca Romijn.

He also worked on My Dinner with Andre as a set decorator and Working Girl as an art director.

Kraner died on April 4, 2016, in West Hollywood, California. He was 65.

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