Stan Winston

Stanley Winston[1] (April 7, 1946 – June 15, 2008) was an American television and film special make-up effects creator, best known for his work in the Terminator series, the first three Jurassic Park films, Aliens, The Thing, the first two Predator films, Inspector Gadget, Iron Man, and Edward Scissorhands.[2][3][4] He won four Academy Awards for his work.

Stan Winston
Born
Stanley Winston

(1946-04-07)April 7, 1946
DiedJune 15, 2008(2008-06-15) (aged 62)
Resting placeHillside Memorial Park Cemetery
OccupationSpecial make-up effects creator
Years active1972–2008
Spouse(s)
Karen Winston
(m. 1969)
Children2

Winston, a frequent collaborator with directors James Cameron, Steven Spielberg and Tim Burton, owned several effects studios, 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.


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