Tony Duquette’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

September 6, 1914

Death Date

September 9, 1999

Age of Death

85 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Los Angeles, California, United States


Production Designer

The production designer Tony Duquette died at the age of 85. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Acclaimed Hollywood designer who created numerous sets and costumes over the course of his fifty-year career. Much of his artwork was destroyed in a 1989 fire.

He graduated from the Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles and worked for a time as a designer at Bullock’s department store.

He worked as an interior decorator in the homes of Mary Pickford, Buck Rogers, J. Paul Getty, and Elizabeth Arden.

He was raised in Los Angeles during the winter and Three Rivers, Michigan, during the other seasons. His wife Elizabeth Johnstone was an artist in her own right and a frequent contributor to Duquette’s work.

He created sets and costumes for the 1945 MGM film “Ziegfeld Follies,” which starred Fred Astaire and Lucille Ball.