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Derek Meddings (1931–1995)


Derek Meddings was born on January 15, 1931 in Pancras, London, England. He is known for his work on Superman (1978), Moonraker (1979) and GoldenEye (1995). He was married to Alexe A. Inglis and Anne S. Dodge. He died on September 10, 1995 in London. See full bio »

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Known For

Superman
Superman Visual Effects
(1978)
Moonraker
Moonraker Visual Effects
(1979)
GoldenEye
GoldenEye Visual Effects
(1995)
Batman
Batman Visual Effects
(1989)

Filmography

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 2015 Thunderbirds (TV Series) (special effects - 2015)
 1993 Germinal (special effects coordinator)
 1991 Hudson Hawk (special effects supervisor)
 1988 High Spirits (special effects unit director)
 1988 Apprentice to Murder (special effects)
 1987 Mio min Mio (special effects)
 1983 Banzaï (special effects cameraman) / (special effects supervisor)
 1981 Invaders from the Deep (director of special effects)
 1976 Aces High (special effects)
 1974 Shado (special effects coordinator)
 1974 The Land That Time Forgot (special effects supervisor)
 1974 Doctor Who (TV Series) (special effects - 1 episode)
- Invasion: Part One (1974) ... (special effects - uncredited)
 1973 Live and Let Die (special effects)
  UFO (TV Series) (special effects - 21 episodes, 1970 - 1973) (special effects director - 5 episodes, 1970 - 1971)
- The Long Sleep (1973) ... (special effects)
- The Responsibility Seat (1973) ... (special effects)
- Reflections in the Water (1971) ... (special effects)
- The Sound of Silence (1971) ... (special effects) / (special effects director)
- Confetti Check A-O.K. (1971) ... (special effects)
 1972 Fear Is the Key (special effects)
 1972 Z.P.G. (special effects)
  Thunderbirds (TV Series) (supervising special effects director - 31 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (special effects director - 1 episode, 1965)
- Give or Take a Million (1966) ... (supervising special effects director)
- Ricochet (1966) ... (supervising special effects director)
- Lord Parker's 'Oliday (1966) ... (supervising special effects director)
- Alias Mr. Hackenbacker (1966) ... (supervising special effects director)
- Path of Destruction (1966) ... (supervising special effects director)
 1964-1965 Stingray (TV Series) (special effects director - 39 episodes)
- Aquanaut of the Year (1965) ... (special effects director)
- Marineville Traitor (1965) ... (special effects director)
- Hostages of the Deep (1965) ... (special effects director)
- The Golden Sea (1965) ... (special effects director)
- The Master Plan (1965) ... (special effects director)
 1962-1963 Fireball XL5 (TV Series) (special effects - 6 episodes)
- Space Magnet (1963) ... (special effects)
- Hypnotic Sphere (1963) ... (special effects)
- The Fire Fighters (1963) ... (special effects)
- Planet of Platonia (1963) ... (special effects)
- The Doomed Planet (1962) ... (special effects)
 1961 Supercar (TV Series) (special effects)
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Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Capricorn

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