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Robert Fuest (1927–2012)

Well regarded for his stylish genre work of the 1970s, Robert Fuest may not have a very extensive list of feature film credits, but the quality of his output is what matters, not the quantity. He certainly came to the business with a real talent for art. Born in London in 1927, he would spend some time serving in the Royal Air Force. After his ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 84) in London, England, UK

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 1987 Worlds Beyond (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Undying Love (1987)
 1985-1986 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Honeytrap (1986)
- Fingers (1985)
 1984-1985 The Optimist (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- The Brush Off (1985)
- The Double (1985)
- Turf Luck (1985)
 1982 Aphrodite
 1981 CBS Children's Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1979-1981 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (4 episodes)
 1981 The Big Stuffed Dog (TV Movie)
 1980 Revenge of the Stepford Wives (TV Movie)
 1980 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Gold Bug (1980)
 1978 The Doombolt Chase (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Devil's Jaws (1978)
- Escape to Danger (1978)
- Court of Shame (1978)
 1977 Three Dangerous Ladies (segment "The Island")
 1976 The New Avengers (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Midas Touch (1976)
 1961-1969 The Avengers (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Take-Over (1969)
- Pandora (1969)
- My Wildest Dream (1968)
- The Rotters (1968)
 1969 Talking About Cigars (Documentary short)
 1968 Opening a Bank Account (Short)
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Show Show Self (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Personal Quote:

[on designing "The Final Programme", 1973]: I decided that the only way to do the sets was to build huge, reusable building blocks. In one scene, one of these blocks might be used as a wall and then, in the next, it might be the ceiling. We made them thirty to forty feet wide, they were huge. We used them over and over again throughout the film. There were six main pieces. Another way in which I ... See more »

Trivia:

During his DVD commentary for The Devil's Rain (1975), Fuest denies having had a nervous breakdown during filming. He explains how surprised he was when he read about it in Cinefantastique magazine. See more »

Nickname:

Bob

Star Sign:

Libra

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