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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 Attack of the 50 Foot Monster Mania
Poster of Mighty Joe Young
Poster of Hollywood Goes Ape!
Poster of 20 Million Miles to Earth
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 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 Elf Polar Bear Cub (voice) 2003-10-09
Movie Attack of the 50 Foot Monster Mania Himself 1999-01-01
Movie Mighty Joe Young Partyguest 1998-12-25
Movie The Harryhausen Chronicles Himself 1998-01-27
Movie Hollywood Goes Ape! Himself 1994-01-01
Movie Beverly Hills Cop III Bar Patron 1994-05-24
Movie Dinosaur Movies 1993-01-01
Movie Spies Like Us Dr. Marston 1985-12-06
Movie The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal Himself 1985-01-01
Movie Aliens, Dragons, Monsters & Me Himself 1983-01-01
Movie 20 Million Miles to Earth Man Feeding Elephant (uncredited) 1957-02-08
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