Hans Dreier biography

Hans Dreier

Film costumer designer

1885 – 1966

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Who was Hans Dreier?

Hans Dreier was a film art director.

Born in Bremen, Germany, Dreier began his career in German film in 1919 and by the end of the 1920s had relocated to Hollywood.

He made contributions to nearly 500 films during his lengthy career, including It's a Gift starring W.C. Fields. He was nominated for Academy Awards for his art direction, on 23 occasions.

He won Academy Awards for Best Art Direction for Frenchman's Creek and Samson and Delilah. He also won the award for Art Direction for Sunset Boulevard.

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Born
Aug 21, 1885
Bremen
Also known as
  • Ханс Дрейер
Ethnicity
  • Germans
  • Caucasian race
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Lived in
  • Hollywood
Died
Oct 24, 1966
Bernardsville

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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