Peter Wooley

Peter Wooley

Known for: Art
Biography: 1934-12-26
Deathday: 2017-11-15 (82 years old)

Biography

Peter Wesley Wooley (December 26, 1934 – November 15, 2017) was an American film producer, author, director, and production designer with 85 films and television series to his credit, including the Mel Brooks' films Blazing Saddles and High Anxiety. He was nominated for an Emmy Award for Production Design of the movie The Day After.Wooley was born in East Liverpool, Ohio, and entered the navy immediately upon graduating from high school. He studied architecture at Kent State.

He married Linda Lane, a singer who studied at the Pasadena Playhouse and performed at the Copacabana, and they had two children, Stephanie Wilson and musician Christopher Wooley.

Wooley began a career in architecture. He went to work in the movie industry in 1966 as a draftsman on the boards at Warner Brothers. He worked as a Set Designer at Warner Brothers and Universal Pictures. Wooley worked as an Assistant Art Director on several television series including Mod Squad. His first series as an Art Director was on the series My World and Welcome to It. Several television series followed and then a move into feature films. Wooley began a long-lasting working relationship with Mel Brooks and was the Production designer on Blazing Saddles and High Anxiety as well as the Brooks-produced film Fatso.

He was the author of the book What! And Give Up Show Business? and a novel called You Only Go 'Round Once.

Filmography

all 68

Movies 67

Producer 1

TV Shows 1

Director 1

ProductionDesigner
Sacrificial

Sacrificial (2018)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
Pucked

Pucked (2006)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
Face Value

Face Value (2001)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
One Man's Hero

One Man's Hero (1999)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
Lakota Moon

Lakota Moon (1999)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
Lying Eyes

Lying Eyes (1996)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
Thrill

Thrill (1996)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
Her Last Chance

Her Last Chance (1996)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
Spring Fling!

Spring Fling! (1995)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
Pure Luck

Pure Luck (1991)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
Donor

Donor (1990)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
Blind Witness

Blind Witness (1989)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
The Neon Empire

The Neon Empire (1989)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
Murder Ordained

Murder Ordained (1987)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
Murder Ordained

Murder Ordained (1987)

TV
ProductionDesigner
Summer Rental

Summer Rental (1985)

Movie
6
ProductionDesigner
Hard to Hold

Hard to Hold (1984)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
The Day After

The Day After (1983)

Movie
6
Production Design / Art Direction
Fugitive Family

Fugitive Family (1980)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
Up the Academy

Up the Academy (1980)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
Fatso

Fatso (1980)

Movie
ProductionDesigner
Having Babies

Having Babies (1976)

Movie
Art Direction
Sparkle

Sparkle (1976)

Movie
Assistant Production Design
The Thief Who Came to Dinner

The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973)

Movie
Assistant Art Director
Sounder

Sounder (1972)

Movie

Ratings

Average 5.36
Based on 278 Thousand movie and tv ratings over time
1971
1979
1987
1981
2018

Information

Known For
Art

Gender
Male

Birthday
1934-12-26

Deathday
2017-11-15 (82 years old)

Citizenships
United States of America

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