Dan Goozee was born in Astoria, Oregon, in 1943 and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with distinction from the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. Besides his work as a fine artist, he has had a career creating visual art for motion pictures, film advertising, and theme parks around the world. His film credits include ''Poseidon Adventure,'' ''Towering Inferno,'' and ''Close Encounters of the Third Kind. He created original art for the film posters of ''The Mission,'' ''Crocodile Dundee,'' and three James Bond films, ''Moonraker,'' ''Octopussy,'' and ''A View to a Kill. Goozee has been a long-term consultant to Walt Disney Imaginering; he produced a nineteen-foot mural for Robert Mondavi's Golden Vineyard Room at Disney's California Adventure in Anaheim, California.