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The Man Behind The Look Of Many TV Shows And Movies, Roger Abell Of Oxford, Ohio

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John Kiesewetter (left) and Roger Abell

Roger Abell is a longtime set decorator for Hollywood films and TV shows, including Friends, Two and a Half Men and The Pirates of the Caribbean. He's an Oxford, Ohio native and recently returned to the Butler County community after his retirement. 

He shares stories about his long career and the people he met and worked with during this conversation with our Media Beat blogger, John Kiesewetter.

John Kiesewetter joined the WVXU news team as a TV/Media blogger on July 1 2015, after nearly 30 years covering local and national broadcasting for The Cincinnati Enquirer. He’ll be posting news about Greater Cincinnati TV, radio and movies; updating your favorite former local TV/radio personalities or stars who grew up here; and breaking news about national TV, radio and media trends. You’ll also learn about Cincinnati’s rich broadcasting history.