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Production Designer Trevor Murray Dies
08 May 2003 :
Trevor Murray, Production Designer, native of Carlow but based in Los Angeles died suddenly while shooting the latest Steven Segal film ‘Belly of the Beast’ in Bangkok Thailand on April 14th. Trevor had been working as a model maker, puppeteer, Art Director and more recently as Production Designer on Hollywood films since the mid 90s. As well as Art Directing many nationally broadcast commercials. His credits include:

Avatar Exile (Prod. Designer) Jian Kuo
High (Prod. Designer) Kurt Walheim
The Double Transformation (Prod. Designer) Marc-Ivan Gorman
Rain (Prod. Designer) Natasha Limon
The Forsaken (Art Director) Joe Cardone
Bit Players (Art Director) Andy Berman
Dancing at the Blue Iguana (Art Director) Michael Radford
See Jane Run (Prop. Master) Sarah Thorpe
Deal of a Lifetime (Asst. Props) Paul Levine
My Favorite Martian (Model Maker/Puppeteer) Donald Petrie
Species II (Creature Maker) Peter Medak
Virus (Puppeteer) John Bruno
Titanic (Model Maker) James Cameron
Space Truckers (Model Maker) Stuart Gordon

Trevor studied industrial design at Carlow Institute of Technology. Prior to moving to Los Angeles Trevor worked as a set designer for Dublin Theatre Company, Rough Magic. A keen musician he played with various bands both in Ireland and the US.

He was also a co-founder of the LA based non-profit organisation Irish Screen, created to promote Irish Cinema in Hollywood. Trevor was buried in his hometown of Fenagh, County Carlow on April 19th. A memorial evening for Trevor will be held this Sunday May 4th, at 3pm in O’Brien’s on Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, California.

Trevor was well loved by all who knew him. He will be deeply missed by his Friends and Family. Condolences can be sent to the Murray family, Ballintrane, Fenagh, County Carlow.

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