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John Richardson (II)

John Richardson was born in 1946 in England. He is known for his work on Starship Troopers (1997), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) and Aliens (1986). See full bio »


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Won 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

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Starship Troopers Special Effects
Aliens Special Effects


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 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (special effects supervisor)
 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (special effects supervisor)
 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (special effects supervisor)
 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (special effects supervisor)
 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (special effects supervisor)
 2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (special effects supervisor)
 2002 Die Another Day (model effects supervisor)
 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (special effects supervisor)
 2002 Men in Black II (creature coordinator)
 2002/I Enough (special effects coordinator)
 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (special effects supervisor)
 2000 The Family Man (special effects coordinator - uncredited)
 1999 Deep Blue Sea (special effects supervisor)
 1997 Starship Troopers (special effects supervisor)
 1995 Bushwhacked (special effects supervisor)
 1994 Love Affair (special effects supervisor)
 1993 Ghost in the Machine (special effects consultant)
 1993 Cliffhanger (special effects coordinator)
 1992 Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (special effects supervisor)
 1992 Far and Away (special effects supervisor: Ireland)
 1991 Highlander II: The Quickening (special effects designer)
 1990 Treasure Island (TV Movie) (special effects supervisor)
 1988 Willow (special effects supervisor)
 1986 Aliens (special effects supervisor)
 1985 A View to a Kill (special effects supervisor)
 1985 Ladyhawke (special effects supervisor)
 1983 Slayground (special effects)
 1983 Octopussy (special effects supervisor)
 1982 Five Days One Summer (special effects supervisor)
 1980 Raise the Titanic (special effects - uncredited)
 1980 The Watcher in the Woods (special effects)
 1980 ffolkes (supervisor of special effects and special sequences)
 1979 Moonraker (special effects)
 1979 Escape to Athena (special effects)
 1978 Superman (special effects: Canada and New York)
 1978 Warlords of the Deep (special effects supervisor)
 1977 The People That Time Forgot (special effects supervisor: Spain)
 1977 A Bridge Too Far (special effects supervisor)
 1976 The Omen (special effects)
 1975 Lucky Lady (special effects)
 1975 Royal Flash (special effects)
 1975 Hennessy (special effects)
 1975 Rollerball (special effects)
 1975 Rosebud (special effects)
 1974 The Little Prince (special effects)
 1974 Phase IV (special effects)
 1974 Juggernaut (special effects)
 1974 Callan (special effects)
 1974 Mahler (special effects)
 1973 The Day of the Jackal (special effects: England)
 1972 Young Winston (special effects)
 1971 Straw Dogs (special effects)
 1971 The Devils (special effects)
 1970 The Railway Children (special effects)
 1970 Leo the Last (special effects supervisor)
 1969 Battle of Britain (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1968 Duffy (special effects)
 1967 Casino Royale (special effects - uncredited)
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Son of special effects veteran Cliff Richardson. Father of effects technician Marcus Richardson. See more »

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