Robert Burton Inkelas, 69

Former TV art director

Robert Burton Inkelas, a former television art director, died Feb. 8 of heart failure at his home in Santa Monica. He was 69.

Inkelas began his career in TV working as an art director on commercials. In 1961 he became the assistant art director on “Make Room for Daddy.” Inkelas then worked in NBC’s creative department during the mid- to late 1960s.

After winning an Emmy for art direction in 1970, Inkelas left TV and went into the real estate industry.

Inkelas is survived by two daughters, one son and one grandson.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety