Ken Adam was born on February 5, 1921 in Berlin, Germany as Klaus Hugo Adam. He is known for his work on Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), Goldfinger (1964) and Dr. No (1962). He has been married to Maria Letitzia since August 16, 1952. See full bio »
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I guess one has to be a little crazy. (About designing the famous Vulcano-set for "You Only live twice") See more »

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He was trained as an RAF pilot by future film star Michael Rennie. See more »

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He often uses timeless production design, and future-look combined with old culture design.

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