Paul Sylbert Biography (1928-)

Born April 16, 1928, in Brooklyn, New York, NY; father, a dressmaker; twin brother of Richard Sylbert (a production designer, art director, set designer,producer, and actor); married Anthea (a production company head and costume designer; divorced); children: one.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Production designer, art director, director, writer
Birth Details
April 16, 1928
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Work
  • Director
  • The Steagle, Avco-Embassy, 1971
  • Production Designer
  • (With Richard Sylbert) Baby Doll, Warner Bros., 1956
  • (With Richard Sylbert) A Face in the Crowd, Warner Bros., 1957
  • Without Each Other, 1962
  • The Tiger Makes Out, Columbia, 1967
  • Riot, Paramount, 1969
  • Bad Company, 1972
  • The Drowning Pool, Warner Bros., 1975
  • One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, United Artists, 1975
  • Mikey and Nicky, Paramount, 1976
  • Heaven Can Wait, Paramount, 1978
  • Hardcore (also known as The Hardcore Life), Columbia, 1979
  • Kramer vs. Kramer, Columbia, 1979
  • Wolfen (also known as The Wolfman), Omni, 1979
  • Resurrection, Universal, 1980
  • Blow Out, Filmways, 1981
  • Gorky Park, Rank, 1983
  • Without a Trace, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • Firstborn (also known as First Born and Moving In),Paramount, 1984
  • The Pope of Greenwich Village, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists,1984
  • The Journey of Natty Gann, Buena Vista, 1985
  • Ishtar, Columbia, 1987
  • Nadine, TriStar, 1987
  • The Pick-Up Artist, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987
  • Biloxi Blues (also known as Neil Simon's Biloxi Blues), Universal, 1988
  • Fresh Horses, Columbia, 1988
  • Career Opportunities (also known as One Wild Night), Universal, 1991
  • (With Caryl Heller and W. Steven Graham) The Prince of Tides, Columbia, 1991
  • Rush, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1991
  • Sliver (also known as Sliver--Gier der Augen), Paramount, 1993
  • Milk Money, Paramount, 1994
  • Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home, Warner Bros., 1995
  • The Grass Harp, Fine Line, 1995
  • Conspiracy Theory, Warner Bros., 1997
  • Rosewood, Warner Bros., 1997
  • To End All Wars, Premiere Marketing & Distribution Group, 2001
  • Associate Art Director
  • Baby Doll, Warner Bros., 1956
  • Art Director
  • (With Richard Sylbert) Baby Doll, Warner Bros., 1956
  • The Wrong Man, Warner Bros., 1956
  • (With Richard Sylbert) A Face in the Crowd, Warner Bros., 1957
  • (With Rolland M. Brooks and Howard Hollander) The Teenage Millionaire, United Artists, 1961
  • Riot, Paramount, 1969
  • (With Edwin O'Donovan and George Gaines) Heaven Can Wait, Paramount, 1978
  • Television Work
  • Director; Episodic
  • Directed episodes of The Defenders and The Nurses (also known as The Doctors and the Nurses), both CBS.
  • Stage Work
  • Set Designer
  • Street Scene, New York State Theatre, New York City, 1990
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • The Steagle, Avco-Embassy, 1971
  • (Story only; with David Shaber) Nighthawks (also known as Hawks), Universal, 1981

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • People Weekly, January 30, 1984

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