Boris Leven

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Birth Name: Boris Leven

Occupation: Production Designer

Place Of Birth: Russia

Date Of Birth: August 13, 1908

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Boris Leven was born on the 13th of August, 1908. He was popular for being a Production Designer. Best remembered for his Academy Award-winning art direction for the popular 1961 movie version of West Side Story, this cinematic artist and production designer also contributed to such films as Invaders from Mars, Anatomy of a Murder, The Sound of Music, and The Andromeda Strain.

Boris Leven was born in Russia. In the late 1920s, he moved from Moscow, Russia to the United States. After earning a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Southern California, he trained at New York City’s Beaux-Arts Institute of Design. For his work on both New York, New York and West Side Story, he recreated the New York cityscape on a sound stage.

Boris Leven was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Boris Leven is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Personal Life

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REAL NAME: Boris Leven
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Boris Leven was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Boris Leven was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Boris Leven had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Boris Leven’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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