Oscar-winning director Walton died
He was elected to the Theater Hall of Fame in 1991.
Oscar-winning British director Tony Walton, 87, died after suffering a stroke. Walton’s death was confirmed by his daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton.
Oscar-winning director Tony Walton has had a career spanning fifty years in film, television and the stage. He was famous for his work on Broadway in the USA. Her films include Mary Poppins, The Boy Friend, The Wiz, and Murder on the Orient Express. Almost all of his films were nominated for Academy Awards.
Walton won an Oscar for best art direction in 1979 for Bob Fosse’s All That Jazz. He was also awarded 16 Tony Awards and won an Emmy for Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie in 1985 for his work on Death of a Salesman. He was elected to the Theater Hall of Fame in 1991.