August 5, 1897|
Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
|Died||June 22, 1979
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Edith Head (1940-1979)|
Wiard B. "Bill" Ihnen (August 5, 1897 – June 22, 1979) was an American art director.
Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, the son of an architect, he first studied his father's profession at Columbia University. He later attended the École des Beaux-Arts de Paris. Ihnen was married to Edith Head from 1940 until his death from prostate cancer in 1979, aged 81. He is interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California, next to his wife, Edith Head.
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- Wiard Ihnen on IMDb
- Wiard Ihnen at AllMovie
- Wiard Ihnen at Find a Grave
- Wiard Ihnen papers at the Margaret Herrick Library
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