Hal Pereira
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1905
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL


American production designer Hal Pereira started out creating background art for theatrical productions in his native Chicago. He obtained a job in the late '30s doing the interior design for Paramount's theatre chain, which led to his being made at unit art director at Paramount's Hollywood studios in 1942. Pereira was appointed head of the studio's art department in 1950, a job he held until...