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Nathan H. Juran

Born: Sep 1, 1907

Death: Oct 23, 2002

Birthplace: Gura Humorului

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Nathan H. Juran

Date of Birth : Sep 1, 1907
Date of Death : Oct 23, 2002
Birth Place : Gura Humorului

Naftuli "Nathan" Hertz Juran was an American film art director and film director who along with Richard Day and Thomas Little is most noted for winning the Academy Award for Best Art Direction of a black and white film in 1942 for How Green Was My Valley and for directing science fiction and fantasy films such as Attack of the 50 Foot Woman. He was also the brother of quality guru Joseph M. Juran.


  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Film director
  • Television Director
  • Film Art Director

Also known as

  • Naftuli "Nathan" Hertz Juran
  • Naftuli Hertz Julan
  • Nathan Hertz Juran
  • Naftuli Hertz Juran
  • Jerry Juran
  • Nathan Hertz
  • Jerry


  • Catherine Juran
  • Julia Moorer Juran

Awards Won

  • Academy Award for Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White
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