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Common Name: Les/Leslie (W./William) Tomkins
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Was looking to officially determine the common name of this Art Director/Production Designer.

CLT results favor Leslie Tomkins, but there's some overlap and the number of profiles (not unique titles) are actually fairly close. Just wanted to be sure before I cleared my local of the incorrect common name.

As always, if anyone has any of the unconfirmed listed credits and can take a moment or two to confirm any of them, it will be infinitely appreciated. Thanks!

Leslie Tomkins (CLT: 32/373) 9 Confirmed Credits
-Beyond Borders (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Hands of a Murderer (confirmed by huskersports)
-The Jewel of the Nile (Confirmed by Merrik)
-National Lampoon's European Vacation (Confirmed by huskersports)
-A Passage to India (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Son of the Pink Panther (Confirmed by T!M)
-Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (Confirmed by T!M)

Les Tomkins (CLT: 20/304) 9 Confirmed Credits
-Batman (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Black Beauty (confirmed by huskersports)
-Eyes Wide Shut (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Full Metal Jacket (Confirmed by Merrik)
-The Old Man and the Sea (Confirmed by huskersports)
-The Power of One (confirmed by huskersports)
-The Shining (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Sleepy Hollow (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Troy (Confirmed by Merrik)

Leslie Williams Tomkins (CLT: 2/31) 1 Confirmed Credits
-Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (Confirmed by Merrik)

Leslie W. Tomkins (CLT: 2/25) 1 Confirmed Credits
-The Saint (Confirmed by Merrik)

8 Unconfirmed Credits

1492: Conquest of Paradise
Heaven & Earth
High Spirits
Judge Dredd
Kafka
Solarbabies
White Squall
Yentl
The night is calling. And it whispers to me soflty come and play.
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Forgot to mention. As of Tuesday I'm heading to New York for about a week for a little vacation. So if this common name thread hasn't been solved by then, I'll update it as soon as I get home (unless someone wants to do it while I'm away, which I would have no problems with  ). So don't think I've abandonded it... just hopefully fairly drunk and possibly gettin' some in New York instead... 
The night is calling. And it whispers to me soflty come and play.
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National Lampoon's European Vacation: Leslie Tomkins Art Director
Black Beauty (1994): Les Tomkins Art Director
Hands of a Murderer: Leslie Tomkins Art Director
The Old Man and the Sea: Les Tomkins Art Director
The Power of One: Les Tomkins Art Director
My one wish for the DVD Profiler online database: Ban or remove the disc-level profiles of TV season sets. It completely screws up/inflates the CLT.
FACT: Imdb is WRONG 70% of the time! Misspelled cast, incomplete cast, wrong cast/crew roles. So for those who want DVD Profiler to be "as perfect as Imdb", good luck with that.
Stop adding UNIT crew! They're invalid credits. Stop it!
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Son of the Pink Panther: Leslie Tomkins as Art Director
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace: Leslie Tomkins as Art Director
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Solarbabies: Les Tomkins Art Director
Yentl: Leslie Tomkins Art Director
High Spirits: Les Tomkins Art Director
Judge Dredd: Les Tomkins Supervising Art Director
White Squall: Leslie Tomkins Production Designer
My one wish for the DVD Profiler online database: Ban or remove the disc-level profiles of TV season sets. It completely screws up/inflates the CLT.
FACT: Imdb is WRONG 70% of the time! Misspelled cast, incomplete cast, wrong cast/crew roles. So for those who want DVD Profiler to be "as perfect as Imdb", good luck with that.
Stop adding UNIT crew! They're invalid credits. Stop it!
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Wanted to have a look if I can help with another unconfirmed credit, so I felt free to sort in the confirmed credits:

Quoting Merrik:
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Was looking to officially determine the common name of this Art Director/Production Designer.

CLT results favor Leslie Tomkins, but there's some overlap and the number of profiles (not unique titles) are actually fairly close. Just wanted to be sure before I cleared my local of the incorrect common name.

As always, if anyone has any of the unconfirmed listed credits and can take a moment or two to confirm any of them, it will be infinitely appreciated. Thanks!

Leslie Tomkins (CLT: 32/373) 12 Confirmed Credits
-1492: Conquest of Paradise (Confirmed by VirusPil)
-Beyond Borders (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Hands of a Murderer (confirmed by huskersports)
-The Jewel of the Nile (Confirmed by Merrik)
-National Lampoon's European Vacation (Confirmed by huskersports)
-A Passage to India (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Son of the Pink Panther (Confirmed by T!M)
-Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (Confirmed by T!M)
-White Squall (Confirmed by huskersports)
-Yentl (Confirmed by huskersports)

Les Tomkins (CLT: 20/304) 13 Confirmed Credits
-Batman (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Black Beauty (confirmed by huskersports)
-Eyes Wide Shut (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Full Metal Jacket (Confirmed by Merrik)
-High Spirits (Confirmed by huskersports)
-Judge Dredd (Confirmed by huskersports)
-Kafka (Confirmed by VirusPil)
-The Old Man and the Sea (Confirmed by huskersports)
-The Power of One (confirmed by huskersports)
-The Shining (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Sleepy Hollow (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Solarbabies (Confirmed by huskersports)
-Troy (Confirmed by Merrik)


Leslie Williams Tomkins (CLT: 2/31) 1 Confirmed Credits
-Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (Confirmed by Merrik)

Leslie W. Tomkins (CLT: 2/25) 1 Confirmed Credits
-The Saint (Confirmed by Merrik)

1 Unconfirmed Credits

Heaven & Earth


Kafka:
LES TOMKINS (Art Director)

1492: Conquest of Paradise:
LESLIE TOMKINS (Supervising Art Directors)
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Sumabitch!!! I hate when common name threads boil down to literally a single credit... not only that, but that single credit could result in a friggin' tie... dammit!!!
The night is calling. And it whispers to me soflty come and play.
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Confirmed:

Heaven & Earth
He is credited as Art Director with name Leslie Tomkins, but only under "Thailand Unit". So according to the rule: "Do not enter unit crew such as "Unit Photographer"" it is invalid credit(?)

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it is invalid credit(?)

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Art Director with name Leslie Tomkins

Yes, invalid.








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Yes, a tie is not a welcome result in these match ups 
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Back from vacation and updating the thread. So with Draxen's confirmation of Heaven & Earth being an invalid credit (thanks by the way, would've greened you, but time has passed... post something and I'll be more than happy to make up for it  ) it actually looks like we have an unexpected winner in Les Tomkins. 13 credits vs. 12 for Leslie Tomkins. Looking through, it looks like Leslie has more incorrect IMDB mined credits and maybe a few extra titles that have more variants.

Findings of the thread posted just below!

Thanks again to everyone who lent a helping hand. Going to go update a few titles with the proper common name now! 


Les Tomkins (CLT: 20/304) 13 Confirmed Credits
-Batman (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Black Beauty (confirmed by huskersports)
-Eyes Wide Shut (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Full Metal Jacket (Confirmed by Merrik)
-High Spirits (Confirmed by huskersports)
-Judge Dredd (Confirmed by huskersports)
-Kafka (Confirmed by VirusPil)
-The Old Man and the Sea (Confirmed by huskersports)
-The Power of One (confirmed by huskersports)
-The Shining (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Sleepy Hollow (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Solarbabies (Confirmed by huskersports)
-Troy (Confirmed by Merrik)

Leslie Tomkins (CLT: 32/373) 12 Confirmed Credits
-1492: Conquest of Paradise (Confirmed by VirusPil)
-Beyond Borders (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Hands of a Murderer (confirmed by huskersports)
-The Jewel of the Nile (Confirmed by Merrik)
-National Lampoon's European Vacation (Confirmed by huskersports)
-A Passage to India (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Son of the Pink Panther (Confirmed by T!M)
-Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (Confirmed by T!M)
-White Squall (Confirmed by huskersports)
-Yentl (Confirmed by huskersports)

Leslie William Tomkins (CLT: 2/31) 1 Confirmed Credits
-Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (Confirmed by Merrik)

Leslie W. Tomkins (CLT: 2/25) 1 Confirmed Credits
-The Saint (Confirmed by Merrik)

Invalid Credit
-Heaven & Earth - Thailand Unit (Confirmed by Draxen)
The night is calling. And it whispers to me soflty come and play.
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Now we have one more confirmed for X-Men: First Class.

Here he is credited as Les Tomkins.
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Les Tomkins (CLT: 22/420) 14 Confirmed Credits
-Batman (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Black Beauty (confirmed by huskersports)
-Eyes Wide Shut (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Full Metal Jacket (Confirmed by Merrik)
-High Spirits (Confirmed by huskersports)
-Judge Dredd (Confirmed by huskersports)
-Kafka (Confirmed by VirusPil)
-The Old Man and the Sea (Confirmed by huskersports)
-The Power of One (confirmed by huskersports)
-The Shining (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Sleepy Hollow (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Solarbabies (Confirmed by huskersports)
-Troy (Confirmed by Merrik)
-X-Men: First Class (Confirmed by awilbohk)

Leslie Tomkins (CLT: 24/292) 12 Confirmed Credits
-1492: Conquest of Paradise (Confirmed by VirusPil)
-Beyond Borders (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Hands of a Murderer (confirmed by huskersports)
-The Jewel of the Nile (Confirmed by Merrik)
-National Lampoon's European Vacation (Confirmed by huskersports)
-A Passage to India (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (Confirmed by Merrik)
-Son of the Pink Panther (Confirmed by T!M)
-Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (Confirmed by T!M)
-White Squall (Confirmed by huskersports)
-Yentl (Confirmed by huskersports)

Leslie William Tomkins (CLT: 1/49) 1 Confirmed Credits
-Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (Confirmed by Merrik)

Leslie W. Tomkins (CLT: 1/25) 1 Confirmed Credits
-The Saint (Confirmed by Merrik)

Invalid Credit
-Heaven & Earth - Thailand Unit (Confirmed by Draxen)

(The CLT has also made a nice shift, and the proper common name is now only a couple of title credits away from being correct, and the profiles are in favor of the correct name  )
The night is calling. And it whispers to me soflty come and play.
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Quoting Merrik:
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The CLT has also made a nice shift, and the proper common name is now only a couple of title credits away from being correct, and the profiles are in favor of the correct name 

As of today:
Les Tomkins: 15/436
Leslie Tomkins: 13/281
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After nearly 4 years there are some new (un)confirmed credits in the CLT:

47 Ronin > credited as Senior Art Director > invalid?
Cinderella > Les Tomkins
Planet of the Apes (2001)
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows > credited under Additional Photography - Art Director > invalid
Furious 6 > credited as Senior Art Director > invalid?
Green Ice > Leslie Tomkins
Think different

Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end.
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Planet of the Apes 2001 - not listed:
List of common name threads - Headshots starting point
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