Ken Adam
Date of Birth
Feb 05, 1921
Birth Place:
Berlin, Germany


Berlin-born Ken Adam arrived in England at the age of 12, where he studied architecture and served in the RAF during WWII. In 1947, Adam entered the British film industry, functioning as assistant art director on such period pictures as Captain Horatio Hornblower (1950) and Helen of Troy (1956). He was a full art director for the European-filmed sequences of Mike Todd's Around the World in 80 Days...