Robert Usher

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Robert Usher
Born(1901-02-27)27 February 1901
Died23 July 1990(1990-07-23) (aged 89)
OccupationArt director
Years active1933-1950

Robert Usher (February 27, 1901 – July 23, 1990) was an American art director. He was nominated for three Academy Awards in the category of Best Art Direction.[1] Usher spent the last twenty years of his life as a religious brother at the Abbey of New Clairvaux in Vina, California, where he designed some of the monastery's buildings and the cemetery gardens.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]

Usher was nominated for three Academy Awards for Best Art Direction:


  1. ^ " Robert Usher - Awards". Retrieved December 9, 2008.
  2. ^ "History". Abbey of New Clairvaux. Archived from the original on May 17, 2014. Retrieved May 17, 2014.

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