One of Hollywood's most distinguished art directors. Pereira began his career designing film theaters in Chicago, moved to the West Coast in 1942 and was made supervising art director at Paramount in 1950--a post he held for 18 years. Pereira worked on over 150 films and received 23 Academy nominations, each earned with at least one collaborator.
Art Director (Feature Film)
Feature art direction debut, "Ministry of Fear"
First Alfred Hitchcock film designed, "Rear Window"
Last art directorial effort, "The Odd Couple"