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Ross J. Dowd
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1907
Sweden
Monroe County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 25, 1965
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Motion picture and television set decorator. Academy Award winner (with James W. Sullivan and Ken Adam) for "Around the World In 80 Days" (1956). His film credits included "Journey Into Fear" (1943), "Variety Girl" (1947), "The Big Clock" (1948), "A Foreign Affair" (1948), "Alias Nick Beal" (1949), "The Lemon Drop Kid" (1951), "Rhubarb" (1951), "Come Back, Little Sheba" (1952), "Scared Stiff," with Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin (1953), "Forever Female" (1953), "My Gun Is Quick" (1957), "Run Silent, Run Deep" with Clark Gable and Bert Lancaster (1958) and "The Facts of Life" (1960), for which he garnered an Academy Award nomination. He later moved into television, and was associated with Desilu Studios for the last ten years of his career. He worked on multiple episodes of "The Ann Sothern Show" (34 episodes, 1958-60), "The Texan" (5 episodes, 1959-60), "The Jack Benny Program" (16 episodes, 1959-62), "The Lucy Show" (10 episodes, 1962-65), "My Living Doll" (26 episodes, 1964-65) and "My Favorite Martian" (75 episodes, 1963-65). His final credit, "Where No Man Has Gone Before," the third episode of the original "Star Trek" series, aired Sept.22, 1966, over a year after his death at age 58. Ross Dowd was survived by an uncle and a cousin. 
 
Burial:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Abbey of the Psalms, Sanctuary of Light, Corridor G-4, crypt over doorway
 
Created by: James Lacy
Record added: Oct 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98197812
Ross J. Dowd
Added by: James Lacy
 
Ross J. Dowd
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In Remembrance~
- Melissa
 Added: Jul. 23, 2013
In Remembrance~
- Melissa
 Added: Jul. 23, 2013

- Jim Lacy
 Added: Oct. 3, 2012
 
 
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