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Stan Winston (April 7, 1946June 15, 2008), was an Academy Award–winning special effects and makeup artist, and film director. He was best known for his work in the Terminator series, the Jurassic Park series, Aliens, the Predator series, and Edward Scissorhands.[1]

Winston, a frequent collaborator with James Cameron, owned more than one effects studio, including Stan Winston Digital. The established areas of expertise for Winston were in makeup, puppets and practical effects, but he had recently expanded his studio to encompass digital effects as well.

Winston worked on the costumes for Chewbacca's family for 1978's The Star Wars Holiday Special.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Cohen, David: Effects master Stan Winston dies (2008-06-18). Variety. Archived from the original on June 17, 2008.

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