Hal Pereira

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Hal Pereira
Born(1905-04-29)April 29, 1905
Chicago, Illinois
DiedDecember 17, 1983(1983-12-17) (aged 78)
Los Angeles, California
Occupationart director and production designer
Years active1944-1968
 
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Hal Pereira
Born(1905-04-29)April 29, 1905
Chicago, Illinois
DiedDecember 17, 1983(1983-12-17) (aged 78)
Los Angeles, California
Occupationart director and production designer
Years active1944-1968

Hal Pereira (April 29, 1905, Chicago, Illinois - December 17, 1983, Los Angeles, California) was an American art director, production designer, and occasional architect.

In the 1940s through the 1960s he worked on more than 200 films as an art director and production designer. He was nominated for 23 Oscars, having won only one for his work on The Rose Tattoo. He served, along with Earl Hedrick, as artistic director of the popular TV series Bonanza.

Pereira was educated at the University of Illinois and is brother of architect (and occasional film art director) William L. Pereira.

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