Tom Pevsner was a German-born British assistant film director and producer whose career spanned more than four decades.\nHe was the second of three children born to Sir Nikolaus Pevsner, an architectural historian of Russian Jewish origin. The family emigrated from Germany in 1933 to escape the Nazi regime.\nHe served in the British Army from 1944–1948 before studying modern languages at the University of Cambridge, where he was a member of the St. John's College Film Society. He was editor of the The Cambridge Review; after graduating he went to work at the Film Finance Corporation.\nTom Pevsner's s notable credits include assistant director on The Ladykillers The Longest Day and The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes and as producer for Dracula. He worked as associate, then executive producer on every James Bond film from For Your Eyes Only to GoldenEye.\nHe died in 2014 at age 87. He was included in the In Memoriam tribute during the broadcast of the 87th Academy Awards on 22 February 2015.