William C. Mellor
|Born||June 29, 1903|
|Died||April 30, 1963 (aged 59)|
|Resting place||Forest Lawn Memorial Park|
Mellor did his best work with directors George Stevens (winning Oscars for two of his films, A Place in the Sun in 1951 and The Diary of Anne Frank in 1959) and William Wellman (Westward the Woman, 1951). He also contributed to several Anthony Mann westerns, including The Naked Spur in 1953, and a number of MGM musicals. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his work on Mark Robson's Peyton Place in 1957.
Mellor received a posthumous Oscar nomination for his work on the film.