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Frank Gehry is a popular Canadian born-American architect. His career picked up with the work he put in his residence in Santa Monica, California. His best-known works include Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle, and New World Center in Miami Beach. His works were included among the most important works of contemporary architecture in the 2010 World Architecture Survey. Also, Vanity Fair has called him “the most important architect of our age.”
Frank Gehry has been very successful throughout the years.
Frank Gehry began his career with Victor Gruen Associates in Los Angeles. In 1957, at the age of 28, he designed his private residence. He moved to Paris in 1961 to work for the architect, Andre Remondet. The following year, he established a practice in Los Angeles, which became Frank Gehry and Associates in 1967 and Gehry Partners in 2001. His early works include Santa Monica Place (1980) and Norton House (1984) in Venice, California.
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Frank Gehry (then, Goldberg) married Anita Snyder in 1952. In 1956, he changed his name Frank Owen Gehry in part because of the antisemitism he had experienced as a child and as an undergraduate at USC. Together, they have two daughters, Brina Gehry and Leslie Gehry. Frank and Anita got divorced in 1966. He then married Panamanian Berta Isabel Aguilera in 1975. Together, they have two sons, Alejandro Gehry and Samuel Gehry.
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Anita Snyder (m, 1952; div, 1966), Panamanian Berta Isabel Aguilera (m, 1975)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Brina Gehry, Leslie Gehry, Alejandro Gehry, and Samuel Gehry. )|
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|Full/Real Name||Frank Owen Gehry|
|Age (as of today)||94 years|
|Date of Birth||February 28, 1929|
|Place of Birth||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Nationality||American and Canadian.|
|Height||1.63 m, 5 feet 4 inches|
|Weight||73 kg, 161 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$120 Million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Frank Gehry's height is pretty average measuring 1.63 m. Frank Gehry weighs 73 kg. Being born on February 28, 1929, translates to an age of 94 years as of todays date (November 22, 2023).
Democracy, obviously, is something we don’t want to give up, but it does create chaos. It means the guy next door can do what he wants, and it creates a collision of thinking. In cities, that means people build whatever they want.Frank Gehry
Chicago’s one of the rare places where architecture is more visible.Frank Gehry
I don’t know how to overcome this perception that I’m extravagant.Frank Gehry
Some people may say my curved panels look like sails. Well, I am a sailor, so I guess I probably do use that metaphor in my work – though not consciously.Frank Gehry
I was in Peru and visited a building near Lima built by the Incas. It was low in height, with no windows at all, but all the way in the back there was air movement. And I couldn’t figure out how they’d done it; it was incredible.Frank Gehry