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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His family left Germany in 1934 to avoid the Nazis, moving to England. When war came, he joined Britain's Royal Air Force and became their only German fighter pilot. See more »

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

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