Bill Gold

Graphic Designer

Bill Gold was born in New York City, New York, United States on January 3rd, 1921 and is the Graphic Designer. At the age of 97, Bill Gold biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 3, 1921
United States
Place of Birth
New York City, New York, United States
Death Date
May 20, 2018 (age 97)
Zodiac Sign
Designer, Graphic Designer
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Pratt Institute
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Bill Gold Life

William Gold (January 3, 1921-May 20, 2018) was an American graphic designer best known for thousands of film poster layouts. His first film poster was for Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), and his last work was for J. Edgar (2011). He worked with some of Hollywood's finest film makers, including Laurence Olivier, Clint Eastwood, Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, Elia Kazan, Ridley Scott, and many others during his 70-year career.

Casablanca, The Exorcist, and The Sting are three of his most popular film posters.

Early life

Bill Gold was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, on January 3, 1921, the son of Rose (Sachs) and Paul Gold. He gained a scholarship and studied illustration and design at Pratt Institute in New York after graduating from Samuel J. Tilden High School.


Bill Gold Career

Early career

Gold began his career in 1941, as a member of Warner Bros' advertising department, and shortly after, the poster for Casablanca came out. He was later drafted into the United States Army, where he was instrumental in the production of training films. He returned to designing posters for Warner Bros., where he took over graphic design in 1947.

Charlie's brother Charlie joined him in 1959, and the two brothers formed BG Charles to do the movie trailers. Charlie owned BG Charles in Los Angeles, while Bill operated in New York City. Charlie left the company in 1987 and moved to Vermont. Charlie Gold died on December 25, 2003, at the age of 75.