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Ray Harryhausen

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Raymond "Ray" Harryhausen (June 29, 1920 – May 7, 2013) was an American visual effects creator, writer, and producer who lived in London, England, from 1960 until his death in 2013. He created a brand of stop-motion model animation known as "Dynamation." His most important works include the animation on Mighty Joe Young, with pioneer Willis O'Brien, which won the Academy Award for special effects (1949); The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, his first color film; and Jason and the Argonauts, featuring a famous sword fight against seven skeleton warriors.

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Jun 29, 1920 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie 20 Million Miles to Earth 1957-02-08
Latest Project:
Movie Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan 2011-11-27
Known For
Poster of Elf
Poster of Beverly Hills Cop III
Poster of The RKO Story: Tales From Hollywood
Poster of Spies Like Us
Movie Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan Himself 2011-11-27
Movie Burke & Hare Distinguished Doctor 2010-10-29
Movie Her Morbid Desires Himself 2009-02-15
Movie The Boneyard Collection Ray Harryhausen (segment "Her Morbid Desires") 2008-01-01
Movie El último truco 2008-11-20
Movie Behind the Tunes: Once Upon A Looney Tune Himself 2007-10-30
Movie The Sci-Fi Boys Himself 2006-04-27
Movie RKO Production 601: The Making of 'Kong, the Eighth Wonder of the World' Himself 2005-10-22
Movie The Sky Is Falling: Making The War of the Worlds 2005-11-01
Movie Elf Polar Bear Cub (voice) 2003-10-09
Movie Return to the Valley Himself 2003-10-21
Movie Attack of the 50 Foot Monster Mania Himself 1999-01-01
Movie From Star Wars to Star Wars: The Story of Industrial Light & Magic Himself 1999-06-15
Movie The Harryhausen Chronicles Himself 1998-01-27
Movie Mighty Joe Young Partyguest 1998-12-25
Movie Hollywood Goes Ape! Himself 1994-01-01
Movie Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror Himself 1994-08-06
Movie Beverly Hills Cop III Bar Patron 1994-05-24
Movie Dinosaur Movies Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Ray Harryhausen: Movement Into Life Himself 1990-05-18
Series The RKO Story: Tales From Hollywood Himself 1987-07-03
Movie The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal Himself 1985-01-01
Movie Spies Like Us Dr. Marston 1985-12-06
Movie Aliens, Dragons, Monsters & Me Himself 1983-01-01
Movie 20 Million Miles to Earth Man Feeding Elephant (uncredited) 1957-02-08