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Roland Anderson

Roland Anderson
Born (1903-11-18)November 18, 1903
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died October 29, 1989(1989-10-29) (aged 85)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Occupation Art director
Years active 1932-1969
Spouse(s) Dorthee (?-?)

Roland Anderson (November 18, 1903 – October 29, 1989) was an acclaimed movie art director, famous for receiving 15 Academy Award nominations but never winning an Oscar. Anderson's first Oscar nomination was for his first film in 1933, "A Farewell to Arms". A frequent collaborator with Cecil B. DeMille - he worked on "Cleopatra" (1934), "The Buccaneer" (1938) and "North West Mounted Police" (1940) - as well as such other classics as "Holiday Inn" (1942), "Road to Utopia" (1946), "Son of Paleface" (1952) and "Will Penny" (1967).

Those 15 nominations were for:

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