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Ben Burtt

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Benjamin "Ben" Burtt, Jr. (born July 12, 1948) is an American sound designer for the films Star Wars (1977), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) and WALL-E (2008). He is also a film editor and director, screenwriter, and voice actor. He is most notable for creating many of the iconic sound effects heard in the Star Wars film franchise, including the "voice" of R2-D2, the lightsaber hum and the heavy-breathing sound of Darth Vader. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ben Burtt, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 12, 1948 In New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie From 'Star Wars' to 'Jedi' : The Making of a Saga 1983-12-03
Latest Project:
Movie I Am Your Father 2015-10-05
Known For
Poster of I Am Your Father
Poster of Wings: Grandeur in the Sky
Poster of BURN·E
Poster of WALL·E
Movie I Am Your Father Himself 2015-10-05
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Himself - Interviewee 2014-02-02
Movie Michael Curtiz: The Greatest Director You Never Heard Of Interviewee 2012-01-01
Movie Wings: Grandeur in the Sky Himself 2012-01-24
Movie WALL·E WALL·E / M-O (voice) 2008-06-22
Movie BURN·E WALL·E / M-O 2008-11-17
Movie Robby the Robot: Engineering a Sci-Fi Icon Himself 2006-11-14
Movie Within a Minute: The Making of Episode III Himself 2005-11-01
Movie Ben-Hur: The Epic That Changed Cinema Himself 2005-09-13
Movie RKO Production 601: The Making of 'Kong, the Eighth Wonder of the World' Himself 2005-10-22
Movie Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy Himself - Sound Designer 2004-09-12
Movie When Star Wars Ruled the World Himself 2004-09-18
Movie From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in 'Episode II' Himself 2002-11-12
Movie From 'Star Wars' to 'Jedi' : The Making of a Saga Himself 1983-12-03
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