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John Howe (II)

John Howe was born on August 21, 1957 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is known for his work on The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). He is married to Fataneh. They have one child. See full bio »
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 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (conceptual designer)
 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (conceptual designer)
 2005 King Kong (carpenter: New York streets set)
 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (conceptual designer)
 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (carpenter) / (conceptual designer)
 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (carpenter) / (conceptual designer)
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 2005 Lord of the Brush (TV Movie)
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 2009 Reclaiming the Blade (Documentary)
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 2004 Designing Middle-Earth (Video documentary short)
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 2004 John Howe: There and Back Again (Documentary)
 2003 Big-atures (Documentary short)
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 2003 J.R.R. Tolkien: Origins of Middle-Earth (Video documentary short)
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 2002 The Making of 'The Lord of the Rings' (Video documentary)
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 2001 National Geographic Explorer (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Conceptual Designer of LOTR
- Beyond the Movie: The Lord of the Rings (2001) ... Himself - Conceptual Designer of LOTR
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 2013 Troldspejlet (TV Series)
Himself - Conceptual Designer
- Episode #49.12 (2013) ... Himself - Conceptual Designer (uncredited)

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(calendar) The 1995 Tolkien Calendar (artist) See more »

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More often than not, however, the person who flatly states "Elves aren't like that!" is hard pressed to describe how they really look....as if Tolkien has summoned archetypes from so deep in our minds that we can only recall them incompletely. See more »

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Attended Ecole des Arts Dècoratifs de Strasbourg in France. (Graduated with a Diploma in Illustration in 1991.) See more »

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Leo

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