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Jim Francis

Last updated 05 March 2013

Jim Francis

Born: Mon 1st March 1954
Died: Fri 5th October 2001 (age: 47)


Jim Francis was one of the visual effects designers on the Doctor Who story The Caves of Androzani. 

He was a major force in British television special effects during the 1980s and 1990s. He served as VED on The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, most of Blake's 7 and the eighth season of Red Dwarf. He worked, or at least was credited, up to the year of his death.