L.J. Houdyshell

Art Director | Production Designer | Art Department
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KNOWN FOR 
Silicon Valley (2014-2015) | Code Black (2015-2017) | Chuck (2007-2009)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
LJ Houdyshell
GUILDS *
IATSE | ADG Local 800 | Set Painters and Sign Writers Local 729
WORK HISTORY *
Television | Theater
JOB TYPES *
Art Department
CITIZENSHIP *
US (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
https://www.imdb.me/ljhoudyshell
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Television (12 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Code BlackCode Black (TV Series) Production Designer (29 episodes, 2015), Art Director (5 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015–2017 34
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  • Primary photo for Dream TeamDream Team (TV Movie) Production Designer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Silicon ValleySilicon Valley (TV Series) Art Director (18 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2015 18
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  • Primary photo for American CrimeAmerican Crime (TV Series) Art Director (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Episode One (Mar 5, 2015) Art Director (as LJ Houdyshell)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ben and KateBen and Kate (TV Series) Assistant Art Director (16 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012–2013 16
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  • Primary photo for HungHung (TV Series) Art Director (17 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010–2011 17
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  • Primary photo for United States of TaraUnited States of Tara (TV Series) Art Director (12 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 12
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  • Primary photo for In Gayle We TrustIn Gayle We Trust (TV Series) Production Designer (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Melrose PlaceMelrose Place (TV Series) Art Director (15 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2010 15
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  • Primary photo for ChuckChuck (TV Series) Art Director (15 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2009 15
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  • Primary photo for Man of Your DreamsMan of Your Dreams (TV Movie) Art Director  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Complete SavagesComplete Savages (TV Series) Assistant Art Director (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Pilot (Sep 24, 2004) Assistant Art Director  Less
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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

InternetCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • In Gayle We Trust * – Production Designer Universal
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Code Black * – Production Designer CBS/ABC
  • Code Black * – Art Director ABC/Disney
  • Silicon Valley * – Art Director HBO/Brown-Hill
  • American Crime Pilot * – Art Director ABC
  • Ben & Kate * – Art Director Fox Television
  • United States of Tara * – Art Director Showtime/Blind Decker
  • HUNG * – Art Director HBO Television
  • Melrose Place * – Art Director CBS Television
  • Chuck * – Art Director Warner Brothers Television
  • Man of Your Dreams * – Art Director Paramount Entertainment
  • Lily (Pilot) * – Art Director NBC Television
  • Commander in Chief * – Assistant Art Director Touchstone Television
  • How Do I Look? * – Assistant Art Director E! Entertainment
  • Everybody Loves Raymond * – Assistant Art Director HBO Television
VideoCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Kids Get Movin * – Art Director Ken Shapiro

Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Southwest Missouri State University * – BFA Theater Springfield, Missouri
  • The Ohio State University * – MFA Theater Design Columbus, Ohio

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Art Directors Guild Awards * – Single Camera Half Hour Series 2015
  • Emmy Awards * – Half Hour Series Single Camera 2014

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • Production Designer *
  • Art Director *
  • Assistant Art Director *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

Special Skills
  • * Photoshop
    Illustrator
    Drafting
    Model Building
    Scuba Rescue Diver
RESUME DETAILS
  • * LJ HOUDYSHELL
    Production Designer

    TELEVISION: DIRECTOR: COMPANY:

    CODE BLACK (Series) Alex Zakrzewski, CBS / ABC
    Studios
    Vincent Misiano, Various

    CODE BLACK (Pilot)* David Semel CBS / ABC
    Studios

    SILICON VALLEY (Pilot & Series)* Mike Judge, Alec Berg, HBO / Brown
    Hill Productions
    *2015 Emmy Award, Outstanding Various
    Production Design For A Narrative
    Program (Half-Hour Or Less)
    *2015 Art Directors Guild Award
    Award for Half Hour Single-Camera
    Television Series
    *2014 Primetime Emmy Nomination for
    Art Direction in a Contemporary program

    AMERICAN CRIME (Pilot)* John Ridley ABC / ABC
    Studios

    BEN AND KATE (Pilot & Series)* * Jake Kasdan, Various FOX /
    20th Century Fox TV /
    Chernin Entertainment

    HUNG (Series)* Alexander Payne, Various HBO /
    Hangman Films

    UNITED STATES OF TARA (Series)* Craig Zisk, Various Showtime /
    DreamWorks TV /
    Blind Decker Productions

    IN GAYLE WE TRUST (Webisode) Jason Farrand NBC Universal
    Digital Studio

    MELROSE PLACE (Series)* Various The CW / CBS
    TV Studios

    CHUCK (Series)* Various NBC / Warner Bros.
    TV /
    Fake Empire

    MAN OF YOUR DREAMS (Pilot)* Jason Ensler NBC / Conaco

    COMPLETE SAVAGES (Pilot)* Julie Thacker, Various ABC /
    Universal Television

    EVERYBODY LOVES Various CBS
    RAYMOND (Series)**

    REFERENCES:
    Michael Seitzman (Executive Producer, Code Black)
    michael@seitzman.net
    Stephen Sassen (Producer, Code Black)
    steve.sassen@me.com
    Jim Klever-Weis (Producer, Silicon Valley)
    mail.jim@icloud.com
    Randy Cordray (Producer/UPM, Ben & Kate)
    rcordray@earthlink.net
    Scott Stephens (Producer, Hung)
    s.stephens@mac.com
    Richard Schor (Producer/UPM, United States of Tara)
    richardupm@gmail.com
    Lisa Cochran-Neilan (Producer, Melrose Place)
    lcochranneilan@gmail.com
    Paul Marks (Producer, Chuck) paulfmarks@aol.com

    *Art Director
    **Assistant Art Director
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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