In Memoriam: Peter Lamont

In Memoriam: Peter Lamont

December 18, 2020 0 By 007 Travelers

Oscar-winning production designer Peter Lamont who worked on 18 of the James Bond films created by Eon Productions has passed away.

When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.

Peter Lamont won an Academy Award for his work for “Titanic” (1997)

Peter was a draughtsman and set decorator on the 1960s classics starring Sean Connery and George Lazenby. In the 1970s he became one of the series’ art directors, and from the 1980s onwards he was the production designer of films starring Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig.

Peter Lamont’s Bond credits:

Art director and production designer on 18 Bond films.

Draughtsman (uncredited) in “Goldfinger” (1964)
Chief draughtsman (uncredited) and Set decorator (uncredited) in “Thunderball” (1965)
Assistant art director (uncredited) in “You Only Live Twice” (1967)
Set decorator in “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” (1969) and “Diamonds Are Forever” (1971)
Co-art director in “Live and Let Die” (1973) and “The Man with the Golden Gun” (1974)
Art director in “The Spy Who Loved Me” (1977)
Visual effects art director in “Moonraker” (1979)

Production designer in “For Your Eyes Only” (1981), “Octopussy” (1983), “A View to a Kill” (1985), “The Living Daylights” (1987), “Licence to Kill” (1989), “GoldenEye” (1995), “The World Is Not Enough” (1999), “Die Another Day” (2002) and “Casino Royale” (2006).

Throughout his near 60-year career, Lamont has been nominated for three Academy Awards for his work on Fiddler on the Roof (1971), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Aliens (1986). He was nominated a fourth time and won for Titanic (1997).