RIP: Stan Winston

Stan Winston, an Oscar-winning visual effects artist, has died at age 62. He was best known for Aliens, Terminator 2: Judgment Day and the groundbreaking Jurassic Park movies.

Truly a sad news.

Stan Winston was a legendary Academy Award–winning special effects and makeup artist, and film director. He was best known for his work in the Terminator series, the Jurassic Park series, Aliens, the Predator series, and Edward Scissorhands. He won Oscar for best visual effects for Aliens, Terminator 2: Judgment Day and The Lost World: Jurassic Park.

Winston died at his Malibu home Sunday evening after a seven-year struggle with multiple myeloma, according to a rep from Stan Winston Studio.

“Stan died peacefully at home surrounded by family,” a spokeswoman said.

He will be deeply missed :(

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