Google+ YouTube
Jack Otterson

Jack Otterson

Jack Otterson was born John Edward Otterson on the 25th of August, 1905 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

His career encompassed some 300 movies, and his superlative work earned him eight Academy Award nominations. His atmospheric design work as art director on The Wolf Man (1941), in particular the chilling forest set, is characteristic of his evocative work, but he worked on other horror movies including The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942).

Jack Otterson died on the 22nd of December, 1991 in Los Angeles.

Leave a comment

Got something to say? Leave us your thoughts.

    Kathy P
    June 29, 2018

    I am trying to find out more about John/Jack Otterson. I’m looking to find out more information about his paintings. If anyone has any suggestions on where to start, please comment below. Thank you.

    paul LANGLEY
    September 11, 2023

    I purchased a painting by Otterson from New York in 2017 looking for more information on his paintings please comment below

FREE horror magazine PDF when you join our weekly newsletter!
Email Address