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Kenneth Adam | Sir Ken Adam | Kenneth Adams | Ken Adams
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[on designing the first James Bond film]: I felt I needed to work in England pretty soon, lest I be forgotten.I said yes to "Dr. No", and thought I was prostituting myself.
Born in Berlin in 1921, and growing up in a prosperous Jewish family, the Adam family fled the Nazis in 1934, settled in London, where Ken Adam studied architecture and volunteered to fly for the Royal Air Force during World War II. He was one of only three German-born pilots permitted in the RAF.
He often uses timeless production design, and future-look combined with old culture design.
Heinie the Tank-buster