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Lyle R. Wheeler (1905–1990)

He was known as the 'dean of Hollywood art directors'. Lyle Wheeler worked on more than 350 films, winning five Academy Awards ('Gone with the Wind', 'Anna and the King of Siam',The Robe (1953),The King and I (1956) and The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)) and was nominated for twenty-four others. The former magazine illustrator and industrial designer... See full bio »

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Won 5 Oscars. Another 24 nominations. See more awards »

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Lyle Reynolds Wheeler | Lyle Wheeler

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He received twenty-nine Oscar nominations in all, sometimes for more than one film in the same year. See more »

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