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Tony Walton

Tony Walton

  • Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, A (1966) May 08 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, A (1966) June 14 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Born: October 24, 1934 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Surrey, England, GB Profession: Costume-Wardrobe ...
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1955:
Worked as a designer at Peter Haddon's Company in Wimbledon, England
1957:
First Broadway production as designer, Noel Coward's "Conversation Piece"
1958:
London stage debut as designer "Valmouth"
1959:
TV debut as designer, "The Julie Andrews Show" (BBC)
1959:
Debut as stage producer, the British production of "The Ginger Man"; also designed sets and costumes
1962:
Designed the sets and costumes for the original stage production of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
1963:
Debut as opera designer, the Sadler's Wells Opera Company production of "The Love of Three Oranges"
1964:
First film as costume designer and consultant "Mary Poppins"; earned first Oscar nomination
1965:
First feature credit as production designer "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
1966:
Received first Tony Award nomination for designs for the musical "The Apple Tree"; first stage collaboration with Mike Nichols
1968:
First screen collaboration with Sidney Lumet, "The Seagull"
1972:
Won first Tony for scenic design for the Bob Fosse-directed musical "Pippin"
1974:
Won Oscar nomination for his costumes for Lumet's "Murder on the Orient Express"
1976:
US TV debut as designer, "Free to Be . . . You and Me" (NBC)
1978:
Received two Oscar nominations for his costumes and sets for Lumet's "The Wiz"
1979:
Won Oscar for his production design for Fosse's "All That Jazz"
1982:
Last screen collaboration with Lumet, "Deathtrap"
1983:
Created the designs for Fosse's last film "Star 80"
1986:
Won second Tony Award for his scenic design for the revival of John Guare's "The House of Blue Leaves"
1986:
First screen collaboration with Mike Nichols, "Heartburn"
1991:
Served as production designer on Nichols' "Regarding Henry"; last screen credit as of 1997
1992:
Earned third Tony for designing the acclaimed revival of "Guys and Dolls"
1996:
Stage directing debut, "Song at Twilight" at Bay Street Theater
1996:
Directed the Off-Broadway production of Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" co-starring Eric Stoltz and Nancy Marchand; also designed the sets and costumes

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