Bill Gold

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Bill Gold
Born January 3, 1921 (1921-01-03) (age 93)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Other names William Gold
Occupation Graphic designer
Years active 1941 — 2011

William "Bill" Gold (born January 3, 1921) is an American graphic designer best known for thousands of movie poster designs.

His first movie poster was for Yankee Doodle Dandy (1941), and his most recent work was for J. Edgar (2011).

During his 70-year career he has worked with some of Hollywood's greatest filmmakers, including Laurence Olivier, Clint Eastwood, Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, Elia Kazan, François Truffaut, Ron Howard, Sidney Lumet, Ridley Scott, and Ray Harryhausen.

Among his most famous movie posterss are those for Casablanca, A Clockwork Orange, Escape from Alcatraz, and Alien.

Gold was born on January 3, 1921 in New York City, New York.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "About Bill". go4thegolds. http://web.mac.com/go4thegolds/50years/About_Bill.html. Retrieved 20 December 2010.

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Media related to Bill Gold at Wikimedia Commons