Albert John Maxsted
30 April 1916
Kingston, Surrey, England
Bath, Somerset, England
Albert John Maxsted (30 April 1916 – September 2001) better known by his stage name Jack Maxsted was an English art director. He won an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film Nicholas and Alexandra .
Maxsted married Edna M Barton in 1939.
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