Max Douy was born on June 20, 1914 in Issy-les-Moulineaux, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He was a production designer and art director, known for Moonraker (1979), The Rules of the Game (1939) and Malevil (1981). He died on July 2, 2007 in Nogent-sur-Marne, Val-de-Marne, France. See full bio »
From 1930, assistant draftsman at Pathe-Natan. Worked as sketch artist and builder on the sets of Jean Vigo's L'Atalante (1934). Full art director from 1944. After the war, began a long association with the films of director Claude Autant-Lara. Internationally known for constructing the sets for the James Bond movies Thunderball (1965) and Moonraker (1979) from the drawings of Ken Adam.