Gender
Male
Born
Feb 13, 1918
Waupun, Wisconsin, USA
Died
Jan 23, 1994
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Producer Designer Director
Relations
Cousin of
Paul Bowles (distant cousins)
Partner of
Jack Brown
Hello, Dolly! (Oct 19, 1995 - Jan 28, 1996)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyRevival
Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Feb 26, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
The Golden Age (Apr 12, 1984 - May 06, 1984)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
84 Charing Cross Road (Dec 07, 1982 - Feb 27, 1983)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
A Talent for Murder (Oct 01, 1981 - Dec 06, 1981)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedy MysteryOriginal
My Fair Lady (Aug 18, 1981 - Nov 29, 1981)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedy Romantic ComedyRevival
Mixed Couples (Dec 28, 1980 - Jan 03, 1981)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Lunch Hour (Nov 12, 1980 - Jun 28, 1981)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Clothes for a Summer Hotel (Mar 26, 1980 - Apr 06, 1980)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayDramaOriginal
West Side Story (Feb 14, 1980 - Nov 30, 1980)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalDramaRevival
Carmelina (Apr 08, 1979 - Apr 21, 1979)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
First Monday in October (Oct 03, 1978 - Dec 09, 1978)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
Hello, Dolly! (Mar 05, 1978 - Jul 09, 1978)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyRevival
Do You Turn Somersaults? (Jan 09, 1978 - Jan 21, 1978)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayRomanceOriginal
The Heiress (Apr 20, 1976 - May 09, 1976)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayDramaRevival
My Fair Lady (Mar 25, 1976 - Feb 20, 1977)
  • Production Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedy Romantic ComedyRevival
The Royal Family (Dec 30, 1975 - Jul 18, 1976)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyRevival
Hello, Dolly! (Nov 06, 1975 - Dec 28, 1975)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyRevival
Don't Call Back (Mar 18, 1975 - Mar 18, 1975)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayThrillerOriginal
All Over Town (Dec 29, 1974 - Jul 20, 1975)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayFarceOriginal
Gigi (Nov 13, 1973 - Feb 10, 1974)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Women (Apr 25, 1973 - Jun 17, 1973)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyRevival
Tricks (Jan 08, 1973 - Jan 13, 1973)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Little Black Book (Apr 25, 1972 - Apr 29, 1972)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyRevival
Lost in the Stars (Apr 18, 1972 - May 21, 1972)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalTragedyRevival
Four on a Garden (Jan 30, 1971 - Mar 20, 1971)
  • House of Dunkelmayer
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
  • Betty
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
  • Toreador
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
  • The Swingers
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen (Dec 28, 1970 - Jan 09, 1971)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
Last of the Red Hot Lovers (Dec 28, 1969 - Sep 04, 1971)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Jimmy (Oct 23, 1969 - Jan 03, 1970)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
Indians (Oct 13, 1969 - Jan 03, 1970)
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
A Patriot for Me (Oct 06, 1969 - Nov 15, 1969)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayDramaOriginal
Come Summer (Mar 18, 1969 - Mar 22, 1969)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
But, Seriously... (Feb 27, 1969 - Mar 01, 1969)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
Dear World (Feb 06, 1969 - May 31, 1969)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
The Exercise (Apr 24, 1968 - Apr 27, 1968)
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
Weekend (Mar 13, 1968 - Mar 30, 1968)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Plaza Suite (Feb 14, 1968 - Oct 03, 1970)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Darling of the Day (Jan 27, 1968 - Feb 24, 1968)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
How Now, Dow Jones (Dec 07, 1967 - Jun 15, 1968)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
Song of the Grasshopper (Sep 28, 1967 - Sep 30, 1967)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Illya Darling (Apr 11, 1967 - Jan 13, 1968)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
Breakfast at Tiffany's (Never Officially Opened - Dec 14, 1966)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
The Star-Spangled Girl (Dec 21, 1966 - Aug 05, 1967)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
I Do! I Do! (Dec 05, 1966 - Jun 15, 1968)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Best Laid Plans (Mar 25, 1966 - Mar 26, 1966)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Cactus Flower (Dec 08, 1965 - Nov 23, 1968)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (Oct 17, 1965 - Jun 11, 1966)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
A Very Rich Woman (Sep 30, 1965 - Oct 23, 1965)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
The Odd Couple (Mar 10, 1965 - Jul 02, 1967)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Baker Street (Feb 16, 1965 - Nov 14, 1965)
  • Production Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
Kelly (Feb 06, 1965 - Feb 06, 1965)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
Poor Richard (Dec 02, 1964 - Mar 13, 1965)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Slow Dance on the Killing Ground (Nov 30, 1964 - Feb 13, 1965)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
Bajour (Nov 23, 1964 - Jun 12, 1965)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
Luv (Nov 11, 1964 - Jan 07, 1967)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
I Was Dancing (Nov 08, 1964 - Nov 21, 1964)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
Ben Franklin in Paris (Oct 27, 1964 - May 01, 1965)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
Beekman Place (Oct 07, 1964 - Oct 31, 1964)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
West Side Story (Apr 08, 1964 - May 03, 1964)
  • Original scenic production: Oliver Smith
MusicalDramaRevival
Dylan (Jan 18, 1964 - Sep 12, 1964)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
Hello, Dolly! (Jan 16, 1964 - Dec 27, 1970)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Chinese Prime Minister (Jan 02, 1964 - Apr 04, 1964)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
The Girl Who Came to Supper (Dec 08, 1963 - Mar 14, 1964)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
110 in the Shade (Oct 24, 1963 - Aug 08, 1964)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
Barefoot in the Park (Oct 23, 1963 - Jun 25, 1967)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Children From Their Games (Apr 11, 1963 - Apr 13, 1963)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
Natural Affection (Jan 31, 1963 - Mar 02, 1963)
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
Brigadoon (Jan 30, 1963 - Feb 10, 1963)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyRevival
Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright (Dec 22, 1962 - Jan 19, 1963)
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayDramaOriginal
Lord Pengo (Nov 19, 1962 - Apr 20, 1963)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Come on Strong (Oct 04, 1962 - Nov 03, 1962)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
Eddie Fisher at the Winter Garden (Oct 02, 1962 - Nov 03, 1962)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
SpecialOriginal
Romulus (Jan 10, 1962 - Mar 10, 1962)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
The Night of the Iguana (Dec 28, 1961 - Sep 29, 1962)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
Daughter of Silence (Nov 30, 1961 - Dec 30, 1961)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
  • Costume Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
The Gay Life (Nov 18, 1961 - Feb 24, 1962)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
Sail Away (Oct 03, 1961 - Feb 24, 1962)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
  • Costume Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedy SatireOriginal
Becket (May 08, 1961 - May 27, 1961)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
Mary, Mary (Mar 08, 1961 - Dec 12, 1964)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Show Girl (Jan 12, 1961 - Apr 08, 1961)
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
  • Production Supervised by Oliver Smith
MusicalRevue ComedyOriginal
Camelot (Dec 03, 1960 - Jan 05, 1963)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
Under the Yum-Yum Tree (Nov 16, 1960 - Apr 15, 1961)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Nov 03, 1960 - Feb 10, 1962)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
Becket (Oct 05, 1960 - Mar 25, 1961)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
A Taste of Honey (Oct 04, 1960 - Sep 09, 1961)
  • Production Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
West Side Story (Apr 27, 1960 - Dec 10, 1960)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalDramaRevival
Goodbye, Charlie (Dec 16, 1959 - Mar 19, 1960)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Five Finger Exercise (Dec 02, 1959 - Oct 01, 1960)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
The Sound of Music (Nov 16, 1959 - Jun 15, 1963)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalDramaOriginal
Take Me Along (Oct 22, 1959 - Dec 17, 1960)
  • Production Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
Chéri (Oct 12, 1959 - Nov 28, 1959)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
Destry Rides Again (Apr 23, 1959 - Jun 18, 1960)
  • Production Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
Juno (Mar 09, 1959 - Mar 21, 1959)
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
Flower Drum Song (Dec 01, 1958 - May 07, 1960)
  • Scenic Production by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
Say, Darling (Apr 03, 1958 - Jan 17, 1959)
  • Designed by Oliver Smith
PlayComedy Play with musicOriginal
Winesburg, Ohio (Feb 05, 1958 - Feb 15, 1958)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
Present Laughter (Jan 31, 1958 - Feb 08, 1958)
  • Production Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyRevival
Nude With Violin (Nov 14, 1957 - Feb 08, 1958)
  • Production Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Time Remembered (Nov 12, 1957 - Jun 28, 1958)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayRomantic ComedyOriginal
Jamaica (Oct 31, 1957 - Apr 11, 1959)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
West Side Story (Sep 26, 1957 - Jun 27, 1959)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalDramaOriginal
Carousel (Sep 11, 1957 - Sep 29, 1957)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalDramaRevival
Brigadoon (Apr 09, 1957 - May 05, 1957)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyRevival
A Visit to a Small Planet (Feb 07, 1957 - Jan 11, 1958)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Eugenia (Jan 30, 1957 - Feb 09, 1957)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
A Clearing in the Woods (Jan 10, 1957 - Feb 09, 1957)
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
Candide (Dec 01, 1956 - Feb 02, 1957)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
Auntie Mame (Oct 31, 1956 - Jun 28, 1958)
  • Production Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Mr. Wonderful (Mar 22, 1956 - Feb 23, 1957)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
My Fair Lady (Mar 15, 1956 - Sep 29, 1962)
  • Production Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedy Romantic ComedyOriginal
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (Oct 13, 1955 - Nov 10, 1956)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
On Your Toes (Oct 11, 1954 - Dec 04, 1954)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyRevival
Carousel (Jun 02, 1954 - Aug 08, 1954)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalDramaRevival
The Burning Glass (Mar 04, 1954 - Mar 27, 1954)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayDramaOriginal
In the Summer House (Dec 29, 1953 - Feb 13, 1954)
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
At Home With Ethel Waters (Sep 22, 1953 - Oct 10, 1953)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
SpecialRevueOriginal
Carnival in Flanders (Sep 08, 1953 - Sep 12, 1953)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
Pal Joey (Jan 03, 1952 - Apr 18, 1953)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyRevival
Paint Your Wagon (Nov 12, 1951 - Jul 19, 1952)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
Bless You All (Dec 13, 1950 - Feb 24, 1951)
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
  • Production Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalRevueOriginal
Brigadoon (May 02, 1950 - May 21, 1950)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyRevival
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Dec 08, 1949 - Sep 15, 1951)
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
  • Production Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
Miss Liberty (Jul 15, 1949 - Apr 08, 1950)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
  • Lighting Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
Along Fifth Avenue (Jan 13, 1949 - Jun 18, 1949)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalRevueOriginal
Me and Molly (Feb 26, 1948 - Jul 10, 1948)
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyOriginal
Look, Ma, I'm Dancin'! (Jan 29, 1948 - Jul 10, 1948)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
Topaze (Dec 27, 1947 - Dec 27, 1947)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayComedyRevival
High Button Shoes (Oct 09, 1947 - Jul 02, 1949)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
Brigadoon (Mar 13, 1947 - Jul 31, 1948)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
Beggar's Holiday (Dec 26, 1946 - Mar 29, 1947)
  • Production Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOriginal
No Exit (Nov 26, 1946 - Dec 21, 1946)
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
PlayDramaOriginal
Ballet Theatre (Sep 30, 1946 - Nov 09, 1946)
  • Fancy Free
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
SpecialBallet DanceOriginal
  • Interplay
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
SpecialBallet DanceRevival
  • Pas de Deux
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
SpecialBallet DanceOriginal
  • Pillar of Fire
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
SpecialBallet DanceOriginal
Billion Dollar Baby (Dec 21, 1945 - Jun 29, 1946)
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
On the Town (Dec 28, 1944 - Feb 02, 1946)
  • Produced by Oliver Smith
  • Production Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal
Rhapsody (Nov 22, 1944 - Dec 02, 1944)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOperettaOriginal
The Perfect Marriage (Oct 26, 1944 - Jan 13, 1945)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
PlayOriginal
The New Moon (May 17, 1944 - Jun 24, 1944)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalRomantic ComedyRevival
Rosalinda (Oct 28, 1942 - Jan 22, 1944)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalOperettaOriginal
Hello, Dolly! (Jul 12, 1994 - Feb 23, 1997)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyRevival
Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Oct 02, 1990 - Sep 08, 1991)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
West Side Story (Aug 31, 1985 - Sep 21, 1985)
  • Scenery Based on Original Designs by Oliver Smith
MusicalDramaRevival
I Do! I Do! (Jul 11, 1983 - Sep 25, 1983)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyRevival
Hello, Dolly! (Apr 12, 1983 - Sep 04, 1983)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyRevival
My Fair Lady (Sep 16, 1980 - Jul 19, 1981)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyRevival
My Fair Lady (Oct 10, 1977 - May 28, 1978)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyRevival
Hello, Dolly! (Jun 23, 1977 - Dec 31, 1978)
  • Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyRevival
Gigi (May 15, 1973 - Nov 03, 1973)
  • Scenic Production Designed by Oliver Smith
MusicalComedyOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Scenic Design

1974 | Nominee  | Gigi
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
 

Best Play

1970 | Nominee  | Indians
Produced by Oliver Smith
 

Best Scenic Design

1969 | Nominee  | Dear World
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
 

Best Scenic Design

1967 | Nominee  | I Do! I Do!
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith

Best Scenic Design

1965 | Winner  | The Odd Couple
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith

Best Scenic Design

1965 | Winner  | Baker Street
Production Design by Oliver Smith

Best Scenic Design

1965 | Winner  | Luv
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith

Special Award

1965 | Recipient
Oliver Smith

Best Scenic Design

1964 | Winner  | Hello, Dolly!
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
 

Best Scenic Design

1962 | Nominee  | The Gay Life
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith

Best Scenic Design (Dramatic)

1961 | Winner  | Becket
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith

Best Scenic Design (Musical)

1961 | Winner  | Camelot
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith

Best Scenic Design (Musical)

1960 | Winner  | The Sound of Music
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
 

Best Scenic Design

1958 | Nominee  | Brigadoon
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith

Best Scenic Design

1958 | Winner  | West Side Story
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
 

Best Scenic Design

1958 | Nominee  | Jamaica
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
 

Best Scenic Design

1958 | Nominee  | Time Remembered
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
 

Best Scenic Design

1958 | Nominee  | Nude With Violin
Production Design by Oliver Smith
 

Best Scenic Design

1958 | Nominee  | Carousel
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith

Best Scenic Design

1957 | Winner  | My Fair Lady
Production Design by Oliver Smith
 

Best Scenic Design

1957 | Nominee  | Auntie Mame
Production Design by Oliver Smith
 

Best Scenic Design

1957 | Nominee  | Candide
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
 

Best Scenic Design

1957 | Nominee  | A Clearing in the Woods
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
 

Best Scenic Design

1957 | Nominee  | Eugenia
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith
 

Best Scenic Design

1957 | Nominee  | A Visit to a Small Planet
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith

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