The Harryhausen family regret to announce the death of Ray Harryhausen,  Visual Effects pioneer and stop-motion model animator. He was a multi-award  winner which includes a special Oscar and BAFTA. Ray’s influence on today’s film  makers was enormous, with luminaries; Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Peter  Jackson, George Lucas, John Landis and the UK’s own Nick Park have cited  Harryhausen as being the man whose work inspired their own creations. 

The Harryhausen family regret to announce the death of Ray Harryhausen,  Visual Effects pioneer and stop-motion model animator. He was a multi-award  winner which includes a special Oscar and BAFTA.