Anthony John Walton (born 24 October 1934) is an English set and costume designer.He has received many Tony, Oscar, Emmy and BAFTA nominations for his work as both a costume designer and as a set designer. For his work in the theatre he has won 3 Tony Awards for Pippin (1973), House of Blue Leaves (1986), and Guys and Dolls (1992). He received Academy Award nominations for his work in film for Mary Poppins (1964), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), and The Wiz (1978), winning for All That Jazz (1979). He won an Emmy for his work in television for the acclaimed 1985 TV version of Death of a Salesman.
Walton married his childhood sweetheart Julie Andrews in 1959, and the two had a daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton. Walton has said that he fell in love with Andrews when they were in their early teens and he saw her playing the egg in a theatre production of Humpty Dumpty. They divorced in 1967 but still remain close friends.Walton married Gen LeRoy in 1991. Walton, Andrews and their daughter have worked several times together professionally. He has illustrated several children's books written by Andrews and their daughter.
Walton was born in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England on 24 October 1934. His father was a surgeon.Walton attended Radley College in Oxford where he studied Greek and Latin before attending the Slade School of Fine Art in London. He spent two years of mandatory military training with the Royal Air Force, as a trainee pilot in Ontario, Canada.
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The Glass Menagerie
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The House of Blue Leaves
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Death of a Salesman
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