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Robert Boyle

Robert Boyle

  • North By Northwest (1959) April 18 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Shootist, The (1976) April 25 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, The (1966) May 03 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • They Won't Believe Me (1947) June 30 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: August 1, 2010
Born: October 10, 1909 Cause of Death: Natural causes
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Art Director ...
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Began his entertainment career as a bit player for RKO Pictures
1936:
Assisted on the Cecil B. DeMille Western "The Plainsman"
1938:
Worked as an assistant on Fritz Lang's noir film "You and Me"
1941:
Worked as associate art director on horror classic "The Wolf Man"
1942:
Worked as associate art director for the Alfred Hitchcock-directed thriller "Saboteur"
1943:
Made second collaboration with Hitchcock as associate art director on "Shadow of a Doubt"
1950:
First feature film work as art director and first collaboration with Douglas Sirk on "Mystery Submarine"
1959:
Collaborated again with Hitchcock as a production designer for "North By Northwest"; orchestrated film's famous Mount Rushmore sequence; film also marked first his Academy Award nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color
1963:
Worked as production designer on Hitchcock's suspense classic "The Birds"
1969:
Received second Academy Award nomination for his work in "Gaily, Gaily" for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
1971:
Worked as a production designer on the musical drama "Fiddler on the Roof"; nominated for third Academy Award for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
1973:
Made only foray into TV with the NBC movie "The Red Pony"; nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction or Scenic Design
1976:
His work on "The Shootist" earned Boyle his fourth Academy Award nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
1979:
Appeared in a minor role as a desk clerk in "Winter Kills"; also worked as art director and production designer
1985:
Made feature acting debut in a cameo role in "Explorers"; also served as production designer
1987:
Worked as production designer on "Dragnet," starring Tom Hanks and Dan Aykroyd
1989:
Worked as the production designer in the stylish comedy "Troop Beverly Hills," starring Shelley Long
2000:
Was the subject of director Daniel Raim's Academy Award-nominated documentary "The Man on Lincoln's Nose"
2009:
Was once again a featured subject in Raim's documentary "Something's Gonna Live"

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