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Richard Vorisek, Internationally Known Sound Director, Dies

November 9, 1989

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Richard J. Vorisek, an internationally known sound director who was nominated for an Academy Award for the 1981 film ″Reds,″ has died at age 71.

Vorisek died Tuesday at Stamford Hospital after a long illness.

Vorisek’s movie credits include such well-known films as ″Kramer vs. Kramer,″ ″The Untouchables,″ and ″All That Jazz.″ He also worked on the 1950s CBS TV series, ″The Honeymooners,″ starring Jackie Gleason and Art Carney.

Vorisek had been a principle in Trans-Audio, Inc. of New York City since 1973 and had worked in the film business for 50 years. He also taught at Columbia Film School.

He was born Feb. 21, 1918, in New York City and was a resident of Stamford for 40 years.

Vorisek leaves his wife, Margaret Vorisek of Stamford; a son, two daughters, four grandsons and a brother.

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