Special Effects Master Stan Winston Dies At Age Of 62

June 17, 2008

Stan Winston has been known for quite some time as the master of special effects, winning 4 Academy Awards for work on films such as Aliens, Terminator 2, and others.  He has died at the age of 62-years old..Washington (ChattahBox) – Stan Winston has been known for quite some time as the master of special effects, winning 4 Academy Awards for work on films such as Aliens, Terminator 2, and others. He has died at the age of 62-years old.

Winston passed away on Sunday at his home in Malbu with his family all around him.

He died after a 7-year battle with multiple myeloma.

Winston took the film industry and turned it upside down with his amazing special effects.

He won 4 Oscars in total for the visual effects in the 1986 Aliens, as well as the visual effects and make-up for the 1992 Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

His last Oscar was for the visual effects in 1993’s Jurrassic Park. He also won an Emmy.

He has worked with the greats including Steven Spielberg and others, and he will be missed by all.


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