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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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Filmography

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 1977 Flight to Holocaust (TV Movie)
 1960 Young Jesse James (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1960 Wild River
 1959-1960 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Safari at Sea (1959)
- The Black Pearl (1959)
 1960 Seven Thieves
 1960 Can-Can
 1959 The Rookie
 1959 Hound-Dog Man
 1959 Five Fingers (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Station Break (1959)
 1959 Blue Denim
 1957-1959 Perry Mason (TV Series) (60 episodes)
- The Case of the Lame Canary (1959) ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
- The Case of the Dubious Bridegroom (1959) ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
- The Case of the Spanish Cross (1959) ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
- The Case of the Deadly Toy (1959) ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
- The Case of the Dangerous Dowager (1959) ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- How to Buy a Country (1959) ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1959 Compulsion
 1959 Warlock
 1959 Rawhide (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Incident at Barker Springs (1959) ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1957-1958 How to Marry a Millionaire (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Sea Island Story (1958) ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
- Loco Leaves Home (1958)
- The Bird Man (1958)
 1958 Mardi Gras
 1958 The Hunters
 1958 The Fly
 1958 The Bravados
 1956-1958 Broken Arrow (TV Series) (72 episodes)
- The Transfer (1958) ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
- Jeopardy (1958) ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
- The Outlaw (1958) ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
- Manhunt (1958) ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
- Backlash (1958) ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1958 Fräulein
 1958 South Pacific
 1958 Sing Boy Sing
 1958 Collector's Item (TV Movie)
 1957 Peyton Place
 1957 April Love
 1957 Bernardine
 1955-1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) (20 episodes)
- The Marriage Broker (1957) ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
- Man of the Law (1957)
- Threat to a Happy Ending (1957) ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
- City in Flames (1957)
 1957 Desk Set
 1956-1957 You Are There (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The End of the Dalton Gang (October 5, 1892) (1957) ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1956 Teenage Rebel
 1956 Bus Stop
 1956 My Friend Flicka (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Recluse (1956)
- When Bugles Blow (1956)
 1956 Hilda Crane
 1956 Carousel
 1955 The Tall Men
 1955 The Seven Year Itch (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1955 Soldier of Fortune (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1955 Daddy Long Legs (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1955 Violent Saturday (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1955 A Man Called Peter (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1955 Untamed (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1955 The Racers
 1954 There's No Business Like Show Business (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1954 Desire
 1954 Black Widow (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1954 Woman's World
 1954 The Egyptian (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1954 Broken Lance (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1954 Garden of Evil (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1954 Demetrius and the Gladiators (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1954 Three Coins in the Fountain (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1954 River of No Return (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1954 Prince Valiant (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1954 Siege at Red River (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1954 Hell and High Water (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 Man in the Attic (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 King of the Khyber Rifles (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 How to Marry a Millionaire (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 The Robe (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 Inferno
 1953 Dangerous Crossing (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 The Kid from Left Field (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 The Farmer Takes a Wife (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 Powder River
 1953 Pickup on South Street (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 The Girl Next Door (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 The Desert Rats (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 Titanic (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 Call Me Madam (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 Destination Gobi (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 Treasure of the Golden Condor (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 The Silver Whip (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 Niagara (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1953 Taxi
 1952 My Cousin Rachel (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 Stars and Stripes Forever (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 Pony Soldier (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 My Pal Gus
 1952 The Snows of Kilimanjaro (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 Monkey Business (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 Les Miserables (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 Full House (uncredited)
 1952 Dreamboat (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 What Price Glory (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 Don't Bother to Knock (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 We're Not Married! (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 Diplomatic Courier (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 Lydia Bailey
 1952 Kangaroo
 1952 Belles on Their Toes (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 The Pride of St. Louis (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 With a Song in My Heart (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 Deadline - U.S.A. (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 5 Fingers (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 Viva Zapata! (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 Phone Call from a Stranger (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1952 Red Skies of Montana (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 Elopement (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 Fixed Bayonets! (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 Golden Girl (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 The Model and the Marriage Broker (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 Let's Make It Legal (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 Anne of the Indies (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 Love Nest (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 The Day the Earth Stood Still (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 People Will Talk (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 The Guy Who Came Back (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 Meet Me After the Show (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 David and Bathsheba (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 The Secret of Convict Lake (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 Take Care of My Little Girl (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 As Young as You Feel (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 The Frogmen (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 On the Riviera (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 The House on Telegraph Hill (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 Half Angel (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 Follow the Sun (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 I Can Get It for You Wholesale (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 Rawhide (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 Bird of Paradise (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 Fourteen Hours (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 You're in the Navy Now (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 Call Me Mister (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1951 The 13th Letter (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 Halls of Montezuma (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 For Heaven's Sake (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 American Guerrilla in the Philippines (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 The Jackpot (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 All About Eve (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 Two Flags West (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 I'll Get By (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 Mister 880 (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 My Blue Heaven (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 No Way Out (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 Broken Arrow (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 Stella (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 Where the Sidewalk Ends (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 The Gunfighter (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 Panic in the Streets (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 Love That Brute (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 The Big Lift (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 A Ticket to Tomahawk (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 Cheaper by the Dozen (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 Wabash Avenue (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 Under My Skin (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 Mother Didn't Tell Me (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 Three Came Home (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1950 When Willie Comes Marching Home (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 Twelve O'Clock High (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 Dancing in the Dark (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 Whirlpool (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 Oh, You Beautiful Doll (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 Prince of Foxes (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 Everybody Does It (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 Father Was a Fullback (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 Pinky (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 Thieves' Highway (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 I Was a Male War Bride (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 Slattery's Hurricane (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 Sand (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 Come to the Stable (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 House of Strangers (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 You're My Everything (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 It Happens Every Spring (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 The Fan (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 Mother Is a Freshman (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 Down to the Sea in Ships (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 A Letter to Three Wives (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1949 Chicken Every Sunday (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 Yellow Sky (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 That Wonderful Urge (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 When My Baby Smiles at Me (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 Unfaithfully Yours (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 The Snake Pit (as Lyle Wheeler, art direction)
 1948 Apartment for Peggy (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 Cry of the City (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 Road House (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 The Luck of the Irish (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 That Lady in Ermine (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 The Walls of Jericho (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 Deep Waters (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 The Street with No Name (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 Give My Regards to Broadway (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 Green Grass of Wyoming (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 The Iron Curtain (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 Fury at Furnace Creek (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 Sitting Pretty (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 Call Northside 777 (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1948 You Were Meant for Me (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1947 Daisy Kenyon (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1947 Gentleman's Agreement (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1947 Forever Amber (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1947 Nightmare Alley (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1947 The Foxes of Harrow (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1947 Kiss of Death (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1946 Wake Up and Dream (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1946 My Darling Clementine (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1946 Three Little Girls in Blue (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1946 Centennial Summer (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1946 Smoky (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1946 Anna and the King of Siam (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1946 Do You Love Me (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1946 Cluny Brown (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1946 Dragonwyck (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1946 Sentimental Journey (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1946 Behind Green Lights (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1946 Colonel Effingham's Raid (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1946 Shock (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 Doll Face (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 Leave Her to Heaven (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 The Spider (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 Fallen Angel (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 The Dolly Sisters (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 The House on 92nd Street (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 State Fair (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 Within These Walls (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 A Bell for Adano (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 Captain Eddie (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 Junior Miss (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 Nob Hill (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 Don Juan Quilligan (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 The Caribbean Mystery (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 Molly and Me (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 Where Do We Go from Here? (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 The Bullfighters (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 Diamond Horseshoe (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 Circumstantial Evidence (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 A Royal Scandal (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 Thunderhead - Son of Flicka (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1945 Hangover Square (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1944 Winged Victory (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1944 Sunday Dinner for a Soldier (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1944 Something for the Boys (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1944 Irish Eyes Are Smiling (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1944 Laura (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1944 The Big Noise (as Lyle Wheeler, art direction)
 1944 Sweet and Low-Down (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1944 Wing and a Prayer (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1944 Dragon Seed
 1944 Take It or Leave It (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1941 That Hamilton Woman (as Lyle Reynolds Wheeler)
 1940 Rebecca (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1939 Gone with the Wind (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1939 Intermezzo: A Love Story (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1939 Made for Each Other (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1938 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (as Lyle Wheeler, art direction)
 1937 Nothing Sacred (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1937 The Prisoner of Zenda (as Lyle Wheeler)
 1937 A Star Is Born (as Lyle Wheeler)
Show Show Production designer (14 credits)
Show Show Art department (4 credits)
Show Show Set decorator (2 credits)
Show Show Self (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Lyle Reynolds Wheeler | Lyle Wheeler
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Trivia:

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

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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