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Assheton Gorton (1930 – 14 September 2014) was a British production designer. He was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the movie The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981). He was also given a BAFTA nomination for Michelangelo Antonioni's movie Blowup (1966). He also worked on the movies Wonderwall (1968), 101 Dalmatians (1996) and 102 Dalmatians (2000).

Gorton was born in Sedbergh, West Riding of Yorkshire. He was married to Gayatri. They had three children: Sophie, Steve and Barnaby.

Gorton died after a long illness on 14 September 2014 in Church Stoke of Powys, Wales. He was 84.


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