Stuart A. Reiss

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Stuart A. Reiss
Born(1921-07-15)July 15, 1921
Chicago, United States
DiedDecember 21, 2014(2014-12-21) (aged 93)
OccupationSet decorator
Years active1947-1986

Stuart A. Reiss (July 15, 1921 December 21, 2014) was an American set decorator. He won two Academy Awards [1] and was nominated for four more in the category Best Art Direction. [2] He worked on more than 100 films from 1947 to 1986.

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Selected filmography

Reiss won two Academy Awards for Best Art Direction and was nominated for four more:

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References

  1. "Stuart Reiss - Oscars In Memoriam". Oscars. Retrieved June 22, 2017.
  2. "IMDb.com: Stuart A. Reiss - Awards". IMDb.com. Retrieved December 14, 2008.