John Horvath

John Horvath, a filmmaker, advertising producer, and house designer who lived in Amagansestt and Sagaponack during the 1970s and ’80s, died at a nursing home in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, on Feb. 20 of the complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 74.

Mr. Horvath was born in Budapest in 1941, the son of John and Irene Horvath. His father was a noted Hungarian film director who fled the Communist-controlled country after World War II. He had a career of his own in film and in advertising, and a studio in New York City. Among other programs, he worked on the popular television show “Candid Camera.”

Mr. Horvath was married in 1988, and moved with his wife, the former Catalina Jaume, to Palma de Mallorca. There, he was a developer and designer of residential houses.

His wife and their daughters, Irene Blanc-Garin of Berlin and Cata Diaz de Bustamante of Madrid, survive.