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Ray Dolby (1933–2013)

Ray Dolby was born on January 18, 1933 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Ray Milton Dolby. He is known for his work on Miss Representation (2011) and The Interviews: An Oral History of Television (1997). He was married to Dagmar Bäumert. He died on September 12, 2013 in San Francisco, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2011 Miss Representation (Documentary) (benefactor)
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 2007 The Interviews: An Oral History of Television (TV Series)
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 2014 The Oscars (TV Special)
Self - Inventor / Engineer (In Memoriam)
 2014 The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special)
Self - Sound Pioneer (In Memoriam)
 2013 The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
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The Dolby Theater (formerly the Kodak Theatre) was renamed in his honor and has been the venue for The Oscars since 2002 when the 74th Academy Awards was celebrated there. See more »

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