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List of notable or famous art directors from the United Kingdom, with bios and photos, including the top art directors born in the United Kingdom and even some popular art directors who immigrated to the United Kingdom. If you're trying to find out the names of famous British art directors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These art directors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known art director from the United Kingdom is included when available.

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This historic art directors from the United Kingdom list can help answer the questions "Who are some British art directors of note?" and "Who are the most famous art directors from the United Kingdom?" These prominent art directors of the United Kingdom may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected British art directors.

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Alan Cassie is a film art director and film production designer. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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Andrew Laws is a production designer, film art director and actor. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 51

Birthplace: Woking, England

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Anthony Masters was a British production designer and set decorator. He was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film 2001: A Space Odyssey. He was married to actress Heather Sears from 1957 until his death. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 71 (1919-1990)

Birthplace: Eltham, London, United Kingdom

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Arthur Lawson was a British art director. He had a long association with film directors Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, beginning in 1943 when he was floor manager on The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp. Three years later, when Powell and Pressburger, also known as The Archers, made A Matter of Life and Death, Lawson had graduated to assistant art director. He worked with Alfred Junge on the sets for Black Narcissus in 1947, and earned an Oscar for the set designs on The Red Shoes in 1948. Lawson’s association with Powell continued right through to Peeping Tom. He received a BAFTA nomination for The Bedford Incident in 1965. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 62 (1908-1970)

Birthplace: Sunderland, United Kingdom

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