Paul Sheriff

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Paul Sheriff
Born (1903-11-13)13 November 1903
Moscow, Russia
Died 25 September 1960(1960-09-25) (aged 56)
Occupation Art director
Years active 1940-1960

Paul Sheriff (13 November 1903 – 25 September 1960) was a Russian-born British art director. In early life he used the names Paul Schouvaloff,[1] or Paul Shouvalov.[2][3] He won an Academy Award and was nominated for another in the category Best Art Direction.[4]

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Awards and nominations[edit]

Sheriff won an Academy Award for Best Art Direction and was nominated for another:




  1. ^ Dorney, Kate. "Schouvaloff, Alexander". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/106581.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  2. ^ Joseph F. Clarke (1977). Pseudonyms. BCA. p. 149. 
  3. ^ Also Pawel Alexandrowitsch Schuwalow (Павел Александрович Шувалов)[citation needed]
  4. ^ " Paul Sheriff - Awards". Retrieved 20 December 2008. 

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