Michael D. Ford

English film art director and set decorator

Michael Dickins Ford (1928 – 31 May 2018) was an English movie art director and set decorator.

Michael D. Ford
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Ford in 2006
Born
Michael Dickins Ford

1928
Died (aged 90)
Alma materGoldsmiths College
OccupationMovie art director and set decorator
Years active1960–1999
Known forRaiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Titanic (1997)
AwardsAcademy Award for Best Art Direction (1982, 1998)

In 1982, Ford was a co-recipient of the Academy Award for Best Art Direction for his work as set decorator to Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). Before, he had a nomination for The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and followed by nominations for Return of the Jedi (1983) and Empire of the Sun (1987). He won his second Academy Award in 1998 for his work on Titanic (1997).

Ford died on 31 May 2018 at the age of 90.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Grater2018-05-31T12:25:00+01:00, Tom. "Oscar-winning British set decorator Michael Ford dies aged 90". Screen.

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