Eric Walter Orbom
|Died||May 23, 1959 43) (aged|
|Years active||1950 – 1959|
Eric Walter Orbom (July 6, 1915 – May 23, 1959) was an American art director. He won a posthumous Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film Spartacus .
He was born on July 6, 1915 in Stockholm, Sweden to Walter Eric Gustav Orbom (1890–1915) and Signe Albertina Jonsson (1891–1961). He migrated to the United States in 1918 and lived in Salt Lake City, Utah. He died on May 23, 1959 in Los Angeles, California.
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