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

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Alex Vetchinsky was a British film art director and production designer, nominated for BAFTA Film Award. Vetchinsky worked on more than a hundred productions during a career that lasted between 1928 and 1974. He was employed for many years at Gainsborough Pictures. He later worked frequently for Rank, including on several Carry On films. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 76 (1904-1980)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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Anthony D. G. Pratt is a British production designer from London, England. He is the great nephew of William Henry Pratt, better known as Boris Karloff and the nephew of actress Gillian Pratt. He was nominated for two Oscars, one for Hope and Glory and the other for The Phantom of the Opera. In addition he has won two Emmy awards. He won for Rome and The Pacific. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 80

Birthplace: England, London

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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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Bernard Robinson designed sets for several of Hammer's films in their heyday, including The Curse of Frankenstein, Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas, Dracula, Curse of the Werewolf, The Phantom of the Opera, The Gorgon and Quatermass and the Pit. He was known for giving the Hammer films a lavish, expensive look while working on a restricted budget. The association ended with his premature death in 1970. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 58 (1912-1970)

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

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