J. Michael Riva

J. Michael Riva

Production Designer
Born Jun 28, 1948

J. Michael Riva was an American production designer.

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1948 Birth Born on June 28, 1948.


1985 37 Years Old Riva had a long and prestigious career as an art director and production designer on numerous films, including the 1985 film The Color Purple, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Art Direction. … Read More


1996 48 Years Old His final films, The Amazing Spider-Man and Django Unchained, were released posthumously. He was the production designer for the opening ceremony of the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, as well as for the 74th and 79th Academy Awards in 2002 and 2007, respectively. … Read More


2012 64 Years Old 1 More Event
Riva suffered a stroke on June 1, 2012, in New Orleans, Louisiana, during production of Django Unchained.
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