Monday, December 19, 2016

Art Director Edward Carrere 1984 Westwood Village Cemetery

Born in Mexico, Edward Carrere (October 13, 1906 - December 19, 1984) first hit Hollywood in 1947, making his debut as an art director on "My Wild Irish Rose." 

He garnered his first Academy Award nomination two years later for the Errol Flynn epic "The Adventures of Don Juan."

Throughout the late 1940s and the 1950s he worked on such films as "White Heat" (1949), "The Fountainhead" (1949), "The Flame and the Arrow" (1950), "Dial M for Murder" (1954), "Sweet Smell of Success" (1957), "Separate Tables" (1958) and "Elmer Gantry" (1960).

His second Oscar nomination was in 1960 was for the Roosevelt biopic "Sunrise at Campobello."

He won the Academy Award seven years later for his work on "Camelot."

Edward Carrere is interred at Westwood Village Cemetery.

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