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Sunday 25 August 2019

Two-time Oscar winner Gil Parrondo dies aged 95

Spanish art director Gil Parrondo, who won Oscars for Patton, and Nicholas And Alexandra, has died. He was 95.

Spain's Film Academy announced Parrondo's death late Saturday. It did not disclose the cause of his death.

Parrondo won Oscars for art direction for Patton in 1970 and Nicholas and Alexandra in 1974.

He was nominated for another Oscar for Travels With My Aunt in 1972, and worked on scores of other films, including Doctor Zhivago.

He also won four Goya awards, given each year by Spain's Film Academy.

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