From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Carroll Clark (February 6, 1894 – May 17, 1968) was an American art director. He was nominated for seven Academy Awards in the category Best Art Direction. He worked on 173 films between 1927 and 1968. He was born in Mountain View, California and died in Glendale, California. The seven films for which Clark was Academy Award nominated: The Gay Divorcee (1934), Top Hat (1935), A Damsel in Distress (1937), Flight for Freedom (1943), Step Lively (1944), The Absent-Minded Professor (1961), and Mary Poppins (1964).