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Robert W. "Bo" Welch III (born November 30, 1951) is an American production designer and filmmaker.
Robert W. Welch III
November 30, 1951
Yardley, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Occupation||Production designer, filmmaker|
Catherine O'Hara (m. 1992)
Welch was born in Yardley, Pennsylvania.
Welch worked as a production designer on the Tim Burton films Edward Scissorhands, Beetlejuice and Batman Returns, as well as on the Barry Sonnenfeld films Men in Black and Wild Wild West, among other films. He made his directorial debut with The Cat in the Hat. He has been nominated for four Academy Awards for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, three of them shared with set decorator Cheryl Carasik and another one with J. Michael Riva and Linda DeScenna. The four films are Men in Black, The Birdcage, and A Little Princess with Carasik, and The Color Purple with Riva and DeScenna.
Welch married actress and comedian Catherine O'Hara in 1992, with whom he has two sons: Matthew (born 1994) and Luke (born 1997).
- As production designer
- As director
|2017–2019||A Series of Unfortunate Events||5 episodes|
|2003||The Cat in the Hat||Nominated — Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director|
|2001||The Tick||2 episodes|
|2000||Secret Agent Man||Series director|