Ground-Breaking Special Effects Wizard Stan Winston Dies at 62

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Stan Winston

In this undated image released by Stan Winston Studio, Stan Winston is shown. Winston, the Oscar-winning special-effects maestro responsible for bringing the dinosaurs of “Jurassic Park” and other iconic movie creatures to life, has died. He was 62. He died at his home in Malibu surrounded by family on Sunday, June 15, 2008, after a seven-year struggle with multiple myeloma, according to a representative from Stan Winston Studio.

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