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Birth Place: Profession: production designer, set decorator, print boy runner, art director, draftsman

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British-born production designer Peter Lamont worked as a print boy runner at Pinewood Studios and returned after military service as a junior draftsman to ascend through the art department ranks. Art director Peter Murton introduced him to the James Bond series in which he would establish his reputation, first as a draftsman on "Goldfinger" (1964), making drawings of the famous set for the interior of Fort Knox. Lamont then worked closely with two-time Oscar-winning production designer Ken Adam on another fantastic set construction--the incredible volcano rocket base in "You Only Live Twice" (1967). He earned his first Academy Award nomination for his set decoration on Norman Jewison's "Fiddler on the Roof" (1971), adding the finishing touches to authenticate the 19th Century Russian shtetl. Lamont picked up a second Oscar nod for his art direction in the familiar Bond oeuvre of "The Spy Who Loved Me" (1997).

British-born production designer Peter Lamont worked as a print boy runner at Pinewood Studios and returned after military service as a junior draftsman to ascend through the art department ranks. Art director Peter Murton introduced him to the James Bond series in which he would establish his reputation, first as a draftsman on "Goldfinger" (1964), making drawings of the famous set for the interior of Fort Knox. Lamont then worked closely with two-time Oscar-winning production designer Ken Adam on another fantastic set construction--the incredible volcano rocket base in "You Only Live Twice" (1967). He earned his first Academy Award nomination for his set decoration on Norman Jewison's "Fiddler on the Roof" (1971), adding the finishing touches to authenticate the 19th Century Russian shtetl. Lamont picked up a second Oscar nod for his art direction in the familiar Bond oeuvre of "The Spy Who Loved Me" (1997).

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After leaving art school in 1946, spent two years as print boy runner at Pinewood Studios
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Served in the military
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Returned to Pinewood as junior draftsman and worked his way up through the art department ranks
1964:
Worked as a draftsman on "Goldfinger", his first in a long string of James Bond movies
1971:
Received an Oscar nomination for his set decoration on "Fiddler on the Roof"0
1977:
Nominated for an Oscar for art direction on "The Spy Who Loved Me"
1981:
First credit as production designer, "For Your Eyes Only"
1986:
First collaboration with director James Cameron on "Aliens"; production design work earned Oscar nomination
1994:
Reteamed with Cameron for "True Lies"
1997:
Collaborated a third time with Cameron on the magnificent "Titantic"
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