Derek Meddings

Birthday of Derek Meddings [1931]

January 15th, 2018 by

Special effects designer Derek Meddings, who worked on a number of James Bond films, was born in London on 15th January 1931. Meddings’ early work included the Hammer Films and Gerry Anderson’s television puppet shows, including Fireball XL5,¬†Stingray and Thunderbirds. His first 007 films was Live And Let Die, on which he impressed Cubby Broccoli […]

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Anniversary of Derek Meddings’ death [1995]

September 10th, 2017 by

Renowned special effects wizard Derek Meddings died on 10th September 1995 from colorectal cancer. In Goldeneye’s credits, on which he worked, a dedication reads; “To the memory of Derek Meddings”. As well as his work on the James Bond films, Meddings was known for¬†Gerry Anderson’s supermarionation TV shows and on the Superman movies with Christopher […]

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