Stan Winston

1946 - 2008

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Stanley Winston (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. He won four Academy Awards for his work. Winston, a frequent collaborator with directors James Cameron, Steven Spielberg and Tim Burton, owned several effects studios, including Stan Winston Digital. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stan Winston has received more than 885,895 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Stan Winston is the 621st most popular film director (down from 613th in 2019), the 4,129th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,000th in 2019) and the 159th most popular Film Director.

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Among film directors, Stan Winston ranks 621 out of 1,581Before him are Ann Hui, Steven Knight, Paul Grimault, Enzo G. Castellari, Brad Bird, and Juraj Herz. After him are Yakov Protazanov, Paul Haggis, Charles Vidor, Otakar Vávra, Kevin Smith, and Majid Majidi.

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Among people born in 1946, Stan Winston ranks 268Before him are Roméo Dallaire, Joseph Deiss, Blake Clark, László Polgár, Frank Welker, and Andrzej Seweryn. After him are Gérard Grisey, Mireya Moscoso, William Thurston, Jeff Wall, Zülfü Livaneli, and Zhang Dejiang. Among people deceased in 2008, Stan Winston ranks 143Before him are Vishwanath Pratap Singh, Robert Mulligan, Imad Mughniyah, Nina Foch, Freddie Hubbard, and Germaine Tillion. After him are Grigory Romanov, John List, David Foster Wallace, Ahmed al-Mirghani, Boris Yefimov, and Edwin Ernest Salpeter.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stan Winston ranks 4,129 out of 18,182Before him are Paul Gilbert (1966), Joseph Cornell (1903), Peter Steele (1962), Ellen Church (1904), Mort Shuman (1938), and John C. Lilly (1915). After him are Pamela Sue Martin (1953), Herman Kahn (1922), Emma Lazarus (1849), Sunita Williams (1965), Melissa Etheridge (1961), and Chuck Schuldiner (1967).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Stan Winston ranks 159Before him are George Seaton (1911), Jennifer Lee (1971), Robert Mulligan (1925), Lawrence Kasdan (1949), Paul Mazursky (1930), and Brad Bird (1957). After him are Kevin Smith (1970), Todd Phillips (1970), Frances Marion (1888), Andrew Blake (1947), Nancy Meyers (1949), and Bryan Singer (1965).