6/29/1920 - 5/7/2013
Animators & Cartoonists: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Ray Harryhausen
LONDON (AP) — Ray Harryhausen, a special effects master whose sword-fighting skeletons, six-tentacled octopus, and other fantastical creations were adored by film lovers and admired by industry heavyweights, has died. He was 92.
Biographer and longtime friend Tony Dalton confirmed that Harryhausen died Tuesday at London's Hammersmith Hospital, where the special effects titan had been receiving treatment for about a week. Dalton said it was too soon to tell the exact cause of death, but...