Oscar Winning Production Designer, Paul Sylbert, Dies during a Age of 88


Paul Sylbert, who became really most renouned after his win in Oscars for a best Production Designer for “Heaven Can Wait”.

As per as reports, he died on Nov 19 and he was 88 years old.

Hawk Koch, a writer who worked with him on several projects pronounced “Sylbert was a really kind encourage and down to earth person. He was amazingly gifted and never have seen such celebrity in life”.

“he detached from work desired to a lot of things like music, literature, merrymaking with friends etc”, he added.

Paul’s brother, Richard Sylbert, who died in a year 2002 and was also a prolongation designer, was roughly matching to him, as they both were twins.

He started his career with TV shows in a 1950s and after changed to movies. He also worked as a set flashy for a CBS array named “Suspense” in his early days.

Paul was married to a dress designer, Althea Sylbert, who worked with him in several movies. Apart from that, she also worked with his twin brother.

For a 1981 movie, Nighthawks, he also perceived a credit of story writing, that became really renouned in those days.

Born and brought adult in Brooklyn, he and his twin hermit Richard, also fought a Korean War

He attended Pennsylvania-based Temple University’s Tyler School of Art and after in a year 2004, he assimilated a same School of Art as a expertise for Film and Media Arts.

Well, in 2009, he also perceived a Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Art Directors Guild.


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