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Designer Trevor Williams dies

Emmy nominee began career on 'Dark Shadows'

Production designer Trevor Williams, who created looks for films such as “Futureworld” and “Pretty Baby,” died of a heart attack Feb. 14 , while vacationing in Devonshire, England. He was 76.

Williams served as production designer for features including “Tribute,” “The Changeling,” the “Police Academy” films and two “Dark Shadows” features.

On television, he was nominated for two Emmys, for “The Hunchback” and “The Eccentricities of a Nightingale.” He worked as a set designer on classic goth series “Dark Shadows,” and went on to work as art director on shows such as “Little House on the Prairie” and “The Night Stalker.”

Born in Harrow, England, he designed shows for the CBC in Toronto, before settling in Hollywood in 1960.

He is survived by his wife, Helen; sons Ben, an editor and Rhiley; daughter Rebekah; a brother and four grandchildren.

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