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John Richardson (II)

John Richardson was born on June 10, 1946 in Brentford, Middlesex, England as John Clifford Richardson. He is known for his work on Aliens (1986), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007). See full bio »

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

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Aliens Special Effects
Moonraker 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 The World Is Not Enough (miniatures)
 1999 Deep Blue Sea (special effects supervisor)
 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies (miniatures)
 1997 Starship Troopers (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1996 Broken Arrow (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1995 The American President (special effects - uncredited)
 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)
 1992 Aces: Iron Eagle III (models and special effects creator)
 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)
 1986 Pirates (special effects: preparation - uncredited)
 1985 A View to a Kill (special effects supervisor)
 1985 Ladyhawke (special effects supervisor)
 1983 Slayground (special effects)
 1983 Curse of the Pink Panther (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1983 Octopussy (special effects supervisor)
 1982 Trail of the Pink Panther (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1982 Five Days One Summer (special effects supervisor)
 1980 A Tale of Two Cities (TV Movie) (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1980 Flash Gordon (special effects: preparation - uncredited)
 1980 Raise the Titanic (model and mechanical effects supervisor: Europe) / (special effects - uncredited)
 1980 The Watcher in the Woods (special effects)
 1980 North Sea Hijack (supervisor of special effects and special sequences)
 1979 Unidentified Flying Oddball (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
 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 Barry Lyndon (special effects - uncredited)
 1975 Royal Flash (special effects)
 1975 Hennessy (special effects)
 1975 Rollerball (special effects)
 1975 Rosebud (special effects)
 1975 Tommy (special effects: preparation - uncredited)
 1974 The Little Prince (special effects)
 1974 Phase IV (special effects)
 1974 Juggernaut (special effects)
 1974 Callan (special effects)
 1974 Mahler (special effects)
 1974 The Great Gatsby (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1973 Night Watch (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
 1973 A Touch of Class (special effects - uncredited)
 1973 The Day of the Jackal (special effects: England)
 1973 Scorpio (special effects - uncredited)
 1973 The Offence (special effects - uncredited)
 1972 The Triple Echo (special effects - uncredited)
 1972 Pope Joan (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1972 Young Winston (special effects)
 1971 Straw Dogs (special effects)
 1971 The Devils (special effects)
 1971 Sunday Bloody Sunday (special effects - uncredited)
 1971 The Firechasers (special effects - uncredited)
 1971 Zeppelin (special effects - uncredited)
 1970 The Railway Children (special effects)
 1970 The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (special effects unit supervisor - uncredited)
 1970 Leo the Last (special effects supervisor)
 1970 The Adventurers (special effects unit supervisor - uncredited)
 1969 The Battle of Britain (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1969 Play Dirty (special effects - uncredited)
 1968 Duffy (special effects)
 1968 The Lost Continent (special effects - uncredited)
 1968 Dark of the Sun (special effects technician - uncredited)
 1967 The Dirty Dozen (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1967 Casino Royale (special effects - uncredited)
 1966 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (special effects unit supervisor - uncredited)
 1966 Arabesque (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1966 Dracula: Prince of Darkness (special effects technician - uncredited)
 1965 Help! (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1965 Operation Crossbow (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1965 Lord Jim (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1964 The 7th Dawn (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1963 The Victors (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1962 Lawrence of Arabia (special effects assistant - uncredited)
 1960 Exodus (special effects assistant - uncredited)
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Son of special effects veteran Cliff Richardson. Father of effects technician Marcus Richardson. See more »

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