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Stan Winston

Born: Apr 7, 1946

Death: Jun 15, 2008

Birthplace: Richmond

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Stan Winston

Date of Birth : Apr 7, 1946
Date of Death : Jun 15, 2008
Birth Place : Richmond

Stanley "Stan" Winston was an American television and film special make-up effects creator. He was best known for his work in the Terminator series, the first three Jurassic Park films, Aliens, the first two Predator films, Iron Man and Edward Scissorhands. He won four Academy Awards for his work. Winston, a frequent collaborator with director James Cameron, owned several effects studios, including Stan Winston Digital. The established areas of expertise for Winston were in makeup, puppets and practical effects, but he had recently expanded his studio to encompass digital effects as well.


  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Film director
  • Makeup Artist
  • Television producer

Also known as

  • Stanley Winston


  • Karen Winston


  • Matt Winston
  • Debbie Winston

Awards Won

  • Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling
  • Academy Award for Best Visual Effects
  • BAFTA Award for Best Special Visual Effects
  • Nikola Tesla Satellite Award
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Makeup
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