Alan Lee

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Birthday
20, 1947
Birthplace
England
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Birthday
20, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
England

About

Award-winning illustrator and motion picture art designer best known for his work on "The Lord of the Rings" books and films. His illustrations adorned such classics as the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey" and "Metamorphoses" by Ovid.

Before Fame

He studied at the Ealing School of Art. He was in the running for the Locus Award in 1978 for his work on "Faeries" by Brian Froud.

Trivia

He and his collaborators Grant Major and Dan Hennah received the 2004 Academy Award for Best Art Direction for "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," the final chapter in the film trilogy.

Family Life

He settled in Chagford, Dartmoor, Devon, England with his wife and two children.

Associated With

He illustrated the cover of the popular edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's famous work "The Lord of the Rings" from 1991.