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Assheton Gorton (1930–2014)

Assheton Gorton was born on July 10, 1930 in Leeds, West Riding, Yorkshire, England as Assheton St. George Gorton. He was a production designer and art director, known for Legend (1985), 101 Dalmatians (1996) and Shadow of the Vampire (2000). He was married to Catherine Gayatri Huggins. He died on September 14, 2014 in Churchstoke, Powys, Wales. See full bio »

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Legend Production Designer
101 Dalmatians
101 Dalmatians Production Designer
Shadow of the Vampire
Shadow of the Vampire Production Designer
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Rob Roy Production Designer


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 1995 Rob Roy
 1991 For the Boys
 1989 Lost Angels
 1985 Revolution
 1985 Legend
 1980 The Martian Chronicles (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- The Martians (1980)
- The Settlers (1980)
- The Expeditions (1980)
 1975 The Confederacy of Wives (TV Movie)
 1971 Get Carter
 1971 Zachariah
  Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (42 episodes, 1958 - 1970) (designer - 1 episode, 1963)
- The Gaming Book (1965)
- The Hothouse (1964)
 1968 Wonderwall
 1967 Red and Blue (Short)
 1966 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1960-1965 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Cul de sac (1960)
- Machinal (1960)
- Eye Witness (1960)
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Studied architecture and art at the University of Cambridge and Slade School of Fine Art. Designed productions for the ITV anthology series "Armchair Theatre" before working on feature films.

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