Assheton Gorton (1930–2014)

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Assheton Gorton was born on July 10, 1930 in Leeds, West Riding, Yorkshire, England as Assheton St. George Gorton. He was a production designer and art director, known for Blow-Up (1966), Get Carter (1971) and Legend (1985). He was married to Catherine Gayatri Huggins. He died on September 14, 2014 in Churchstoke, Powys, Wales. See full bio »

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Blow-Up Art Director
Get Carter Production Designer
Legend Production Designer
Rob Roy Production Designer


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 1995 Rob Roy
 1991 For the Boys
 1989 Lost Angels
 1985 Revolution
 1985 Legend
 1980 The Martian Chronicles (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- The Martians (1980)
- The Settlers (1980)
- The Expeditions (1980)
 1975 The Confederacy of Wives (TV Movie)
 1971 Get Carter
 1971 Zachariah
  Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (49 episodes, 1958 - 1970) (designer - 1 episode, 1963)
- The Incident (1965)
- The Gaming Book (1965)
- The Hothouse (1964)
 1968 Wonderwall
 1967 Red and Blue (Short)
 1966 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1960-1965 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Cul de sac (1960)
- Machinal (1960)
- Eye Witness (1960)
 1964 NET Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Studied architecture and art at the University of Cambridge and Slade School of Fine Art. Designed productions for the ITV anthology series "Armchair Theatre" before working on feature films.

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