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Dale Hennesy (August 24, 1926 – July 20, 1981) was an American production designer and art director. He won an Academy Award and was nominated for two more in the category Best Art Direction.

Dale Hennesy
Born(1926-08-24)August 24, 1926
DiedJuly 20, 1981(1981-07-20) (aged 54)
OccupationProduction designer, art director
Years active1958-1981

Hennesy died suddenly of a heart attack in 1981 during production of Annie.[2]

Selected filmographyEdit

Hennesy won an Academy Award for Best Art Direction and was nominated for two more:


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Stephens, Michael L. (January 1, 1998). Art Directors in Cinema: A Worldwide Biographical Dictionary. McFarland. p. 160. ISBN 978-0-7864-0312-7. Born in Washington, D.C., Hennesy...
  2. ^ "HOLLYWOOD PUTS ITS MONEY ON ANNIE". The New York Times Magazine. May 2, 1982. Retrieved June 9, 2019.
  3. ^ "The 39th Academy Awards (1967) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved July 23, 2011.

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