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Maurice Pelling (1920–1973) was a British art director. He won an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film Cleopatra .
Maurice White was an American singer, musician, songwriter, and record producer. He was the founder, leader, main songwriter, and producer of the band Earth, Wind & Fire, and served as the band's co-lead singer with Philip Bailey. Described as a "visionary" by Vibe and a "mastermind" by Variety, White was nominated for a total of 22 Grammys, of which he won seven. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame as a member of Earth, Wind & Fire, and was also inducted individually into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He additionally worked with artists such as Deniece Williams, Cher, the Emotions, Barbra Streisand, Ramsey Lewis, and Neil Diamond.
Richard Dale Jenkins is an American actor. Jenkins began his acting career in theater at the Trinity Repertory Company and later made his film debut in 1974. He has worked steadily in film and television since the 1980s, mostly in supporting roles. His first major role did not come until the early 2000s, when he portrayed the deceased patriarch Nathaniel Fisher on the HBO funeral drama series Six Feet Under (2001–2005). He is also known for his roles in the films Burn After Reading (2008), Step Brothers (2008), Let Me In (2010), Jack Reacher (2012), and The Cabin in the Woods (2012).
Cleopatra is a 1934 American epic film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and distributed by Paramount Pictures. A retelling of the story of Cleopatra VII of Egypt, the screenplay was written by Waldemar Young and Vincent Lawrence and was based on Bartlett Cormack's adaptation of historical material. Claudette Colbert stars as Cleopatra, Warren William as Julius Caesar, and Henry Wilcoxon as Mark Antony.
Irene Sharaff was an American costume designer for stage and screen. Her work earned her five Academy Awards and a Tony Award.
Sarah Jane Pell is an Australian artist, researcher and occupational diver. Her works combine the traditions of Performance art and human factors with Underwater habitat and Occupational diving technologies. She is best known for pioneering "aquabatics" that is performed underwater or shown in museums as films and artefacts. She designs civilian space-analogues and produces speculative fiction, live art, and novel experiments.
Eric John Bryan Pratt, known professionally as John Bryan, was a British art director and film producer.
Maurice Cloche was a French film director, screenwriter, photographer and film producer. Best known for his Oscar-winning film Monsieur Vincent (1947) he won a 1948 Special Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Christopher Brendan Reginald Pelling, is a British classical scholar. He was the Regius Professor of Greek, at Christ Church, Oxford, from 2003 to 2015. He was President of the Hellenic Society from 2006 to 2008.
Herman Allen Blumenthal was an American art director and production designer for films. He shared in two Academy Awards for Best Art Direction, for his work on Cleopatra (1963) and Hello, Dolly! (1969). He had previously been nominated for Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959).
Helen Louise Gardner was an American stage and film actress, screenwriter, producer, editor and costume designer.
Ray Moyer was an American set decorator. He won three Academy Awards and was nominated for nine more in the category Best Art Direction. He was born in Santa Barbara, California and died in Los Angeles, California.
Maurice Ransford was an American art director. He was nominated for three Academy Awards in the category Best Art Direction. He was born in Terre Haute, Indiana and died in San Diego.
Paul Samuel Fox was an American set decorator. He won three Academy Awards and was nominated for ten more in the category Best Art Direction.
Hilyard M. Brown was an American art director. He won an Oscar in the category Best Art Direction for the film Cleopatra.
Elven Webb was a British art director. He won an Academy Award and was nominated for another in the category Best Art Direction.
Boris Juraga was an American art director. He won an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film Cleopatra.
Robert Cartwright is an English art director. He was nominated for four Academy Awards in the category Best Art Direction.
Emil Kosa Jr. was an American artist of Czech origin. He was the art director of 20th Century Pictures's special effects department for more than three decades, winning an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects along the way. As a painter of landscapes and urban scenes, he also became known as a prominent member of the California Scene Painting movement.
Cleopatra and Caesar, also known as Cleopatra Before Caesar, is an oil on canvas painting by the French Academic artist Jean-Léon Gérôme, completed in 1866. The work was originally commissioned by the French courtesan La Païva, but she was unhappy with the finished painting and returned it to Gérôme. It was exhibited at the Salon of 1866 and the Royal Academy of Arts in 1871.
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