Richard Day (art director)

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Richard Day
Born (1896-05-09)9 May 1896
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Died 23 May 1972(1972-05-23) (aged 76)
Hollywood, California
Occupation Art director
Years active 1923-1970

Richard Day (9 May 1896 – 23 May 1972) was a Canadian art director. He won seven Academy Awards and was nominated for a further 13 in the category Best Art Direction [1] He worked on 265 films between 1923 and 1970.

He was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and died in Hollywood, California.

Academy Awards[edit]


Day won seven Academy Awards for Best Art Direction:[2]


He was nominated in the same category for a further 13 films:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ " Richard Day - Awards". Retrieved 2008-12-07. 
  2. ^ Kehr, Dave. "NY Times: Richard Day biography". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-12-07. 

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