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Edwin Booth Willis
Born January 28, 1893(1893-01-28)
Decatur, Illinois
Died November 26, 1963 (aged 70)
Hollywood, California
Cause of death Cancer
Other names Edwin B. Willis
Edwin Willis
Occupation Motion picture set designer & decorator

Edwin Booth Willis (28 January 1893 – 26 November 1963) was an award-winning motion picture set designer and decorator. Willis worked exclusively at MGM studios for his entire career. During his career as a set designer Willis worked on over 600 separate productions. The Internet Movie Database lists his 577 film credits as set decorator, 163 credits as interior decorator and 24 credits as art director. Edwin B. Willis was nominated for the Academy Award in his profession 32 times, in certain years receiving multiple nominations. Willis won the Oscar on 8 occasions. He was born in Decatur, Illinois and died of cancer in Hollywood, in 1963. He was survived by his sister.

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Academy Awards

Interior decoration (Color)

Interior decoration (Black & white)

Art direction/Set decoration (Color)

Art direction/Set decoration (Black & white)

Academy Award Nominations

Interior decoration

Interior decoration (Black & white)

Interior decoration (Color)

Art direction/Set decoration (Black & white)

Art direction/Set decoration (Color)

Art Direction/Set Decoration

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