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 Walter Matthews “Matt” Jeffries, Jr

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Walter Matthews “Matt” Jeffries, Jr

  • Birth 12 Aug 1920 Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 21 Jul 2003 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Kinsale, Westmoreland County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Urn placed within Yeocomico Episcopal Church in his parents' lot
  • Memorial ID 7704956

Motion Picture Art Director. He worked on the films, "Weekend Of Terror" (1970), "Escape" (1971), "The Loneliest Runner" (1976), and "Killing Stone" (1978). He also worked on the television shows, "Love, American Style" (1969 to 1974), "Little House On The Prairie" (1974-1983), and "Dallas" (1986 to 1987). In 1966 he was asked by Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry to create a model of a ship for the series. He designed the 'USS Enterprise NCC-1701' and stayed with the show as an art director until it went off the air in 1969. The Jefferies Tubes that are part of the Star Trek franchise were named for him.

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  • Added: 23 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7704956
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Matthews “Matt” Jeffries, Jr (12 Aug 1920–21 Jul 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7704956, citing Yeocomico Episcopal Churchyard, Kinsale, Westmoreland County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated.