Veteran art director and set designer who worked primarily on TV in the 1970s and 80s. Summerfield started his long entertainment career at MGM in 1936. He moved to TV in the 1960s and worked on "The Courtship of Eddie's Father" and "Please Don't Eat the Daisies." Summerfield served as art director for two long-running TV medical shows, "Medical Center" and "Trapper John M.D." He also worked on the TV version of "The Long Hot Summer" (1985). Summerfield's feature credits include "Honeymoon Hotel" (1964) and "Day of the Evil Gun" (1968).
Started his career at MGM after graduating from college
Served in the US Signal Corps; headed the art department at its Photographic Center
Served as art director for "U.M.C.", A TV-movie directed by Boris Sagal; served as the pilot for "Medical Center"