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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Stan Winston (April 7, 1946 – June 15, 2008)

American special effects, make-up artist and film director. Stan Winston was best known for his work in the Terminator, Jurassic Park, Aliens and Predator series'. In his career he won a total of four Academy Awards & nominated six times for his work. Winston, a frequent collaborator with director James Cameron, owned more than one effects studio, including Stan Winston Digital. The established areas of expertise for Winston were in makeup, puppets & practical effects, but he had recently expanded his studio to encompass digital effects as well. Stan Winston passed away Sunday, June 15, at his home in Malibu, California after suffering for seven years with multiple myeloma. He was currently working on the next installment of the Terminator frachise after having worked on the recently released Iron Man. A spokeswoman reported that "Stan died peacefully at home surrounded by family."


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