Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Stuart Freeborn passed away today

Stuart Freeborn, The man behind the creation of the puppets and any type of creatures we saw in movies such as 2001: Space Odyssey and Star Wars passed away today at age 98. Here a web documentary back from June 1997 when Star Wars Epsisode 1 was on production and the guys from the creature workshop showed him what were they working on a quarter century later he developed Yoda for the Empire Strike Back. In the picture above Yoda, Stuart and Irvin Keshner director of the second Star Wars film in the franchise.

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