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A native New Yorker who worked as a Stage Lighting Designer in the late 1960s and early 1970s in the music industry, and then, after studying architecture in England and Italy, went on to do several architectural design projects in London. He entered British film as an assistant to several British Production Designers in the mid-1980s. First for ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Worked on the lighting crew at the original Woodstock Festival during the summer of 1969. Worked at Bill Graham's Fillmore East in NYC as Lighting Designer till it closed in 1971.In the mid-70s, he served as stage lighting director for Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" live show.

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So the more you talk about the specifics of the narrative, the more constrained you are in terms of your design, which I love. [2015] See more »


Graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1969, The Polytechnic of Central London with a Bachelor of Architecture degree in 1980 , and the Royal College of Art with a Master of Arts degree in 1982.

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