Walter M. Scott

Walter M. Scott ( born November 7, 1906 in Cleveland, Ohio; † February 2nd 1989 in Los Angeles ) was an American production designer in film.


Walter M. Scott in 1939 was taken as a set designer for 20th Century Fox contract, where he was most frequently responsible with his colleague Lyle R. Wheeler for decorating film sets. By 1973 he was involved in over 300 film productions, and worked with a number of notable directors as Ernst Lubitsch, Howard Hawks, Otto Preminger, Michael Curtiz, Billy Wilder, George Cukor and Robert Altman. Throughout his career, Scott was a total of 22 times for the Oscar nominated in the category Best Art Direction. For six films, including the Monumentalepen The Robe ( The Robe, 1953) and Cleopatra (1963 ) and The King and I ( The King and I, 1956), he was able to win the trophy. He died in 1989 at the age of 82 years in Los Angeles and was interred in the Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood.

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