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Anton Furst (1944–1991)

After his work on Batman, production designer Anton Furst tried in vain to find some directing work. Contractual obligations kept him from being able to do the work he did on Batman in the sequel. He committed suicide in 1991. See full bio »


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Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 1979 Moonraker (special effects - uncredited)
 1979 Alien (special effects - uncredited)
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 1984 Last Day of Summer (TV Movie)
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 1990 The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
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 2012 The Batmobile (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Beyond Batman: Building the Batmobile (Video documentary short)

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Designed the New York City restaurant Planet Hollywood.

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

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[on being a production designer] This is ideal for me because I draw well and I can visualize. There's no other area I would prefer to be working in.


Studied theater design at the Royal College of Art in London, England. See more »

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