Tonbridge, Kent, England
|Died||6 January 2013 81–82)(aged|
|Awards||Academy Award, British Academy Film Award|
Roy Walker (1931 – 6 January 2013) was a British production designer. He won an Academy Award and was nominated for two more in the category Best Art Direction. Born in England Kent, England in 1931, Walker began his career at 16.
Walker won an Academy Award for Best Art Direction and was nominated for two more:
He also won a BAFTA Film Award for Best Production Design/Art Direction for The Killing Fields (1984).
Other notable projects include:
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