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Hilton Rosemarin dies at 58

Set decorator last worked on 'Zookeeper'

Set decorator Hilton J. Rosemarin, who worked on films including “3 Men and a Baby,” “Cocktail” and “The Horse Whisperer,” died Sunday, May 8, of brain cancer in Toronto. He was 58.

Rosemarin worked around the world on more than 50 movies and received the Set Decorators Society of America’s Outstanding Career Achievement Award. He most recently worked on the 2011 film “Zookeeper,” starring Kevin James and Rosario Dawson.

Born in Montreal, Rosemarin studied technical theater at Ryerson U. in Toronto.

He was a member of IATSE Local 44 in Los Angeles and Local 873 in Toronto.

Survivors include his partner, Philippa King; two daughters; a sister; and a brother.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 13, at 2 p.m. at the Mount Pleasant Visitation Centre, 375 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto, East Gate Entrance (416-485-5572). It will be webcast for the benefit of his many friends living all over the world who would like to share it with us. Log-in information will be posted at www.caringbridge.org/visit/hiltonrosemarin

Donations may be made to the Gerry & Nancy Pencer Brain Tumor Centre at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto.

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