Biography

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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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1920-06-29

Day of Death 2013-05-07

Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA

Official Site http://www.rayharryhausen.com

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2011 Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan as Himself
2010 Burke & Hare as Distinguished Doctor
2009 Her Morbid Desires as Himself
2008 El último truco
2008 The Boneyard Collection
2007 Behind the Tunes: Once Upon A Looney Tune as Himself
2006 The Sci-Fi Boys as Himself
2005 RKO Production 601: The Making of 'Kong, the Eighth Wonder of the World' as Himself
2003 Elf as Polar Bear Cub (voice)
1999 Attack of the 50 Foot Monster Mania as Himself
1998 Mighty Joe Young as Partyguest
1998 The Harryhausen Chronicles as Himself
1994 Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror as Himself
1994 Beverly Hills Cop III as Bar Patron
1994 Hollywood Goes Ape! as Himself
1993 Dinosaur Movies
1990 Ray Harryhausen: Movement Into Life as Himself
1985 Spies Like Us as Dr. Marston
1985 The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal as Himself
1983 Aliens, Dragons, Monsters & Me as Himself
1957 20 Million Miles to Earth as Man Feeding Elephant

Visual Effects

1981 Clash of the Titans Visual Effects
1977 Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger Visual Effects
1973 The Golden Voyage of Sinbad Visual Effects
1969 The Valley of Gwangi Visual Effects
1966 One Million Years B.C. Visual Effects
1964 First Men in the Moon Visual Effects
1963 Jason and the Argonauts Visual Effects
1961 Mysterious Island Visual Effects
1960 The 3 Worlds of Gulliver Visual Effects
1958 The 7th Voyage of Sinbad Visual Effects
1957 20 Million Miles to Earth Visual Effects
1956 Earth vs. the Flying Saucers Visual Effects
1955 It Came from Beneath the Sea Visual Effects
1953 The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms Visual Effects
1949 Mighty Joe Young Visual Effects
1942 Tulips Shall Grow Animation

Directing

2018 Les contes merveilleux par Ray Harryhausen Director
2002 The Story of The Tortoise & the Hare Director
1953 The Story of King Midas Director
1951 The Story of 'Hansel and Gretel' Director
1951 The Story of 'Rapunzel' Director
1949 The Story of 'Little Red Riding Hood' Director
1946 The Storybook Review - Mother Goose Stories Director

Production

1981 Clash of the Titans Producer
1977 Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger Producer
1973 The Golden Voyage of Sinbad Producer
1963 Jason and the Argonauts Associate Producer
1958 The 7th Voyage of Sinbad Associate Producer
1953 The Story of King Midas Producer

Crew

2007 Unsung Maestros: A Directors Tribute Thanks
1957 The 27th Day Special Effects
1956 The Animal World Special Effects

Writing

1977 Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger Story
1973 The Golden Voyage of Sinbad Story
1958 The 7th Voyage of Sinbad Story

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