Roy Christopher Biography ((?)-)

Gender
Male
Occupation
Production designer, art director, set designer

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Work
  • Production Designer; Series
  • The Midnight Special, NBC, 1973-1981
  • Chico and the Man, NBC, 1974-1978
  • Big Eddie, CBS, 1975
  • Welcome Back, Kotter, ABC, 1975-1979
  • Hi, I'm Glen Campbell, c. 1976
  • Mr. T and Tina, ABC, 1976
  • The Richard Pryor Show, NBC, 1977
  • Teachers Only, NBC, 1982-1983
  • The Motown Review, NBC, 1985
  • Growing Pains, ABC, 1985-1992
  • Sanchez of Bel Air, USA Network, 1986
  • My Sister Sam (also known as Taking the Town), CBS, 1986-1988
  • Murphy Brown, CBS, 1988-1998
  • Sydney, CBS, 1990
  • Wings, NBC, 1990-1997
  • Love and War, CBS, 1992-1995
  • Dudley, CBS, 1993
  • Frasier, NBC, 1993-
  • The Building, CBS, 1995
  • The Pursuit of Happiness (also known as The Way It Goes), NBC, 1995
  • NewsRadio (also known as News Radio and The Station), NBC, 1995-1999
  • Jenny, NBC, 1997-1998
  • Just Shoot Me!, NBC, 1997-
  • Encore! Encore!, NBC, 1998-1999
  • Becker, CBS, 1998-
  • Titus, Fox, 2000-2002
  • Kristin, NBC, 2001
  • Bram and Alice, CBS, 2002
  • In-Laws, NBC, 2002
  • Production Designer; Specials
  • (Set designer) The Legendary Curse of the Hope Diamond, CBS, 1975
  • The George Burns Special, CBS, 1976
  • The Last of Mrs. Lincoln, PBS, 1976
  • Bing! A 50th Anniversary Gala, CBS, 1977
  • Our Town, NBC, 1977
  • "Fame," Hallmark Hall of Fame, 1978
  • How to Survive the Seventies and Maybe Even Bump into Happiness (also known as Mary Tyler Moore's Surviving the Seventies), CBS, 1978
  • Pat Boone and Family, ABC, 1978
  • "All the Way Home," NBC Live Theatre, NBC, 1981
  • Walt Disney ... One Man's Dream, CBS, 1981
  • Baryshnikov in Hollywood, CBS, 1982
  • "Mr. Roberts," NBC Live Theatre, NBC, 1984
  • Barbara Mandrell: Something Special, CBS, 1985
  • Day-to-Day Affairs, HBO, 1985
  • The 50th Presidential Inaugural Gala, ABC, 1985
  • "Paper Angels," American Playhouse, PBS, 1985
  • An All-Star Celebration Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., NBC, 1986
  • "I Never Sang for My Father," American Playhouse, PBS, 1988
  • In the Mood: The Glenn Miller Band Reunion (also known as The Glenn Miller Band Reunion), PBS, 1989
  • The All-Star Salute to Our Troops, CBS, 1991
  • The Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion, CBS, c. 1992
  • Legend to Legend Night, NBC, 1993
  • Carol Burnett: The Special Years, CBS, 1994
  • Men, Movies, and Carol, CBS, 1994
  • The Kennedy Center 25th Anniversary Celebration (also known as The Kennedy Center Presents), PBS, 1996
  • Christopher Reeve: A Celebration of Hope, ABC, 1998
  • An American Celebration at Ford's Theatre, ABC, 1999
  • Sunday at the Oscars, ABC, 1999
  • An American Celebration at Ford's Theatre, ABC, 2001
  • Oscar Countdown 2001, ABC, 2001
  • Also production designer for "The Gift of the Magi" and "Have I Got a Christmas for You," both presentations of Hallmark Hall of Fame; "The Member of the Wedding," a presentation of NBC Live Theatre, NBC; and "Actor," "The Chinese Prime Minister," "For the Use of the Hall," "The HemingwayPlay," "Knuckle," and "Nourish the Beast," all presentations of HollywoodTelevision Theatre, PBS.
  • Production Designer; Awards Presentations
  • The 51st Annual Academy Awards, 1979
  • The Emmy Awards, 1981
  • The 53rd Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1981
  • The Emmy Awards, 1982
  • The Emmy Awards, 1983
  • The Emmy Awards, 1984
  • The 56th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1984
  • "The Television Academy Hall of Fame," Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC,1985
  • The 58th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1986
  • The Second Annual Television Academy Hall of Fame, NBC, 1986
  • The 59th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1987
  • The 19th Annual NAACP Image Awards, NBC, 1987
  • The Third Annual Television Academy Hall of Fame, Fox, 1987
  • The 39th Annual Emmy Awards, Fox, 1987
  • The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1988
  • The 15th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1989
  • The Fifth Annual Television Academy Hall of Fame, Fox, 1989
  • The 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Presentation, Fox, 1990
  • The 16th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1990
  • The Sixth Annual Television Academy Hall of Fame, Fox, 1990
  • The 62nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1990
  • The Movie Awards, CBS, 1991
  • The 17th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1991
  • The 64th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1992
  • The 47th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1993
  • The 65th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1993
  • The 48th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1994
  • The 66th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1994
  • The 67th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1995
  • The 50th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1996
  • The 51st Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1997
  • The 69th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1997
  • The 50th Emmy Awards, NBC, 1998
  • The 52nd Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1998
  • The 70th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1998
  • The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1999
  • The 53rd Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1999
  • The 71st Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1999
  • The 54th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 2000
  • AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbra Streisand, Fox, 2001
  • The 73rd Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2001
  • Production Designer; Pilots
  • Keeping Up with the Joneses, NBC, 1972
  • Shipshape, CBS, 1978
  • That Thing on ABC, ABC, 1978
  • Young Hearts, NBC, 1984
  • "King of the Building," CBS Summer Playhouse, CBS, 1987
  • "Old Money," CBS Summer Playhouse, CBS, 1988
  • The Robert Guillaume Show, ABC, 1989
  • Ghost Writer (also known as Haunted House), Fox, 1990
  • The High Life, ABC, 1990
  • Where's Rodney? (also known as Oh, Rodney, Rodney, Jr., and Young Rodney), NBC, 1990
  • Love and War, CBS, 1992
  • The Pursuit of Happiness (also known as The Way It Goes), NBC, 1995
  • Art Director
  • Bell System, c. 1977
  • The 19th Annual Grammy Awards, 1977
  • Collected Stories (movie), PBS, 2002
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • The Frasier Story, Channel 4, 1999
  • Stage Work
  • Production Designer
  • Come Back, Little Sheba, West coast production, 1965
  • Peculiar Pastime, Beverly Hills Playhouse, Beverly Hills, CA, 1979
  • Jane Heights, Coronet Theatre, Los Angeles, 1980
  • The Boys from Syracuse, James A. Doolittle Theatre, Los Angeles, 1987
  • Leave It to Jane, James A. Doolittle Theatre, 1987
  • Set Designer
  • A Woman of Independent Means, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Oscar and Felix: A New Look at the Odd Couple, Geffen Playhouse, Westwood, CA, 2002
  • Set Designer; Major Tours
  • Lyndon, U.S. cities, 1984

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Back Stage, June 10, 1994, p. 19; May 31, 1996, p. 3
    • Theatre Crafts, October, 1990, p. 48

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