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Production designer Eatwell dies

BAFTA nominee designed 'Musketeers' films

Production designer Brian Eatwell died Jan. 20 in Los Angeles after a short illness. He was 67.

He received a BAFTA nomation in 1975 for his design work on Richard Lester’s “The Three Musketeers.” He also designed Lester’s “The Four Musketeers.”

Among Eatwell’s more than 30 film credits were Nicolas Roeg’s “Walkabout,” “The Man Who Fell To Earth,” David Greene’s “Godspell,” Marty Feldman’s “Last Remake Of Beau Geste” and Harold Becker’s “The Onion Field.” He also designed the cult film favorites “The Abominable Dr Phibes” and “Dr Phibes Rises Again.” In 1984 he designed and appeared in Rick Rosenthal’s “American Dreamer” playing opposite Coral Browne.

In Los Angeles, he served as production designer for TV projects including “The Missiles of October,” “Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald” and “Dazzle.”

He was a long time member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and a founding member of BAFTA LA. He was also closely involved in the founding of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.

He is survived by his wife, costume designer May Routh, two daughters, and four grandchildren.

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