Stan Winston Biography (1946?-)

Full name, Stanley Winston; born April 7, 1946 (some sources cite 1948), in Richmond, VA; married Karen, c. 1969; children: Matthew "Matt" (an actor), Debbie. Addresses: Office: Stan Winston Productions, 17216 Saticoy St., P.O. Box 346, Van Nuys, CA 91406.; Agent: David Gersh, The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., P.O. Box 5617, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Special effects artist, makeup artist, director, producer, writer, costume designer
Birth Details
April 7, 1946?
Richmond, Virginia

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Work
  • Special Effects Artist and Makeup Artist
  • W. C. Fields and Me, Universal, 1976
  • Edward Scissorhands, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990
  • Terminator effects production, Terminator 2: Judgment Day (also known as T2, T2--Terminator 2: Judgement Day, T2: Extreme Edition, T2: Ultimate Edition, El Exterminator 2, and Terminator 2--Le jugement dernier), TriStar, 1991
  • Special penguin makeup effects, Batman Returns, Warner Bros., 1992
  • Vampire makeup, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles(also known as Interview with the Vampire), Warner Bros., 1994
  • The Island of Dr. Moreau, New Line Cinema, 1996
  • (With John Bruno and James Cameron) Terminator and animatronics effects creator, Terminator 2: 3-D (also known as T2 3-D: Battle across Time and T2: Terminator 2:3-D), 1996
  • Animatronic and creature effects, Galaxy Quest, DreamWorks SKG, 1999
  • Animatronics designer and robot character designer, Artificial Intelligence: AI (also known as A.I.: Artificial Intelligence), Warner Bros., 2001
  • Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (also known as T2 and Terminator 3--Rebellion der Maschinen), Warner Bros., 2003
  • Wrong Turn, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003
  • Constantine, Warner Bros., 2005
  • Special Effects Artist
  • Creature effects, Parasite, Embassy, 1982
  • Prosthetics, White Dog, Paramount, 1982
  • Special Terminator creator, The Terminator, Orion, 1984
  • Starman transformation, Starman (also known as John Carpenter'sStarman), Sony Pictures Releasing, 1984
  • Aliens, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986
  • Invaders designer and creator, Invaders from Mars, Cannon, 1986
  • Creature effects, Predator, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987
  • Monster designer, The Monster Squad, TriStar, 1987
  • Creature designer, Leviathan, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1989
  • Creature creator, Predator 2, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990
  • Live action dinosaur designer, Jurassic Park, Universal, 1993
  • Gorilla special effects, Congo, Paramount, 1995
  • Ripper designer, Tank Girl, United Artists, 1995
  • Creatures effects, The Relic (also known as Das Relikt), Paramount, 1996
  • Live and animatronic effects, The Ghost and the Darkness, Paramount, 1996
  • Animatronic creature design and effects, Mouse Hunt (also known asMousechase), DreamWorks SKG, 1997
  • Live action dinosaur designer, The Lost World: Jurassic Park (alsoknown as The Lost World), Universal, 1997
  • Paulie, DreamWorks SKG, 1998
  • Animatronic design and effects, Small Soldiers, DreamWorks SKG, 1998
  • Creature designer, End of Days, MCA/Universal, 1999
  • Creature effects, Lake Placid (also known as Lac Placid), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999
  • Special animatronic effects, Inspector Gadget, Buena Vista/Walt Disney, 1999
  • Special character effects, Instinct, Buena Vista, 1999
  • Live action dinosaur designer, Jurassic Park III (also known as JP3), Universal, 2001
  • Tooth fairy designer, Darkness Falls (also known as Don't Peek, The Ghost of Matilda Dixon, Tooth Fairy, and The ToothFairy: The Ghost of Matilda Dixon), Columbia, 2003
  • Film Makeup Artist
  • The Bat People (also known as It Lives by Night and It'sAlive), 1974
  • The Man in the Glass Booth, American Film Theatre, 1975
  • Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde (also known as Dr. Black and Mr. Hyde,Dr. Black and Mr. White, and The Watts Monster), 1976
  • Dracula's Dog (also known as Zoltan, Hound of Dracula), Crown International, 1977
  • Mansion of the Doomed (also known as Eyes, Eyes of Dr. Chaney, House of Blood, Massacre Mansion, and The Terrorof Dr. Chaney), Group 1 International, 1977
  • The Wiz, Universal, 1978
  • The Exterminator, Avco-Embassy, 1980
  • Dead & Buried, Avco-Embassy, 1981
  • Heartbeeps, Universal, 1981
  • The Entity, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982
  • The Thing (also known as John Carpenter's The Thing), Universal, 1982
  • The Adventures of a Gnome Named Gnorm (also known as A Gnome Named Gnorm and Upworld), PolyGram Video, 1992
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, New Line Cinema, 1999
  • Pearl Harbor (also known as Pearl Harbour), Buena Vista, 2001
  • Planet of the Apes (also known as The Visitor), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001
  • Film Director
  • Pumpkinhead (also known as Vengeance: The Demon), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1988
  • The Adventures of a Gnome Named Gnorm (also known as A Gnome Named Gnorm and Upworld), PolyGram Video, 1992
  • Michael Jackson's "Ghosts" (short film; also known as Ghosts), Sony, 1996
  • (With John Bruno and James Cameron) Terminator 2: 3-D (also knownas T2 3-D: Battle across Time and T2: Terminator 2:3-D), 1996
  • Film Producer
  • Michael Jackson's "Ghosts" (short film; also known as Ghosts), Sony, 1996
  • Wrong Turn, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003
  • (With others) Me and My Monster, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2005
  • Film Work
  • Other
  • Special makeup consultant, The Hand, 1981
  • Second unit director, Congo, Paramount, 1995
  • Costume designer, The Relic (also known as Das Relikt), Paramount, 1996
  • Creature effects supervisor, End of Days, MCA/Universal, 1999
  • Special effects director, Big Fish, Columbia, 2003
  • Film Appearances
  • Himself in closing credits, Michael Jackson's "Ghosts" (short film; also known as Ghosts), Sony, 1996
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Makeup artist, Masquerade Party, syndicated, 1974
  • Special effects artist, Manimal, NBC, 1983
  • Miniseries
  • Makeup artist, Roots, ABC, 1977
  • Special creature effects artist, Creature (also known as PeterBenchley's Creature), ABC, 1998
  • Television Producer
  • Movies
  • The Day the World Ended, HBO, 2001
  • Earth vs. the Spider, Cinemax, 2001
  • How to Make a Monster, HBO, 2001
  • Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature (also known as She Creature), HBO, 2001
  • (Uncredited) Teenage Caveman, Cinemax, 2002
  • Television Makeup Artist
  • Movies
  • Gargoyle makeup, Gargoyles (also known as The New CBS Tuesday Night Movies), CBS, 1972
  • The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, CBS, 1974
  • Unwed Father, ABC, 1974
  • The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan, 1979
  • Phantom of the Opera, 1983
  • Chiller, 1985
  • Television Special Effects Artist
  • Movies
  • Seizure: The Story of Kathy Morris, 1980
  • The Day the World Ended, HBO, 2001
  • Earth vs. the Spider, Cinemax, 2001
  • How to Make a Monster, HBO, 2001
  • Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature (also known as She Creature), HBO, 2001
  • Teenage Caveman, Cinemax, 2002
  • Television Work
  • Specials
  • Makeup artist, Pinocchio, CBS, 1976
  • Makeup artist, "An Evening with Diana Ross," The Big Event (also known as An Evening with Diana Ross: The Big Event), NBC, 1977
  • Costume designer for Wookie family, The Star Wars Holiday Special,1978
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Detective Nick, A Pocket for Corduroy, 1986
  • The Making of "Alien 3," 1992
  • The Making of "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," 1992
  • The 12 Most Fascinating People of 1993, ABC, 1993
  • The Wonderful World of Disney: 40 Years of Television Magic, ABC,1994
  • (Uncredited) Alien Autopsy: Fact or Fiction?, 1995
  • Hollywood Halloween, 1997
  • Ray Harryhausen: Working with Dinosaurs, 1999
  • The Making of "Terminator 2: 3-D," 2000
  • AFI's 100 years, 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies, CBS, 2001
  • Inside "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines," Sci-Fi Channel, 2003
  • Television Work
  • Episodic
  • Makeup artist, "Go to the Head of the Class," Amazing Stories, NBC, 1986
  • Pilots
  • Makeup supervisor, Get Christie Love!, ABC, 1974
  • Television Appearances
  • Episodic
  • Guest, "Hollywood's Robots," Movie Magic, The Discovery Channel, 1997
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Designer of Mr. Roboto, Kilroy Was Here (also known as Caught in the Act), 1983
  • T2: More than Meets the Eye, 1993
  • The Making of "Jurassic Park," 1995
  • The Making of "Lost World," 1997
  • The Thing: Terror Takes Shape (also known as John Carpenter's The Thing: Terror Takes Shape), 1998
  • Beyond Jurassic Park, Universal Studios Home Video, 2001
  • The Dinosaurs of "Jurassic Park III" (also known as The New Dinosaurs of "Jurassic Park III"), Universal Studios Home Video, 2001
  • If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of "Predator," Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2001
  • The Making of "Jurassic Park III," Universal Studios Home Video, 2001
  • Other Voices: Creating "The Terminator," Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer HomeEntertainment, 2001
  • The Special Effects of "Jurassic Park III," Universal Studios HomeVideo, 2001
  • AI: A Portrait of Gigolo Joe, 2002
  • The Robots of "AI," 2002
  • Eliza Dushku: Babe in the Woods, Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2003
  • Fresh Meat: The Wounds of "Wrong Turn," Twentieth Century-Fox HomeEntertainment, 2003
  • Stan Winston: Monster Mogul, Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2003
  • Stan Winston's Dead & Buried EFX, Blue Underground, 2003
  • Superior Firepower: The Making of "Aliens," Twentieth Century-FoxHome Entertainment, 2003
  • Music Videos
  • Designer of Mr. Roboto character, "Mr. Roboto," by Styx, 1983
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • (Story) Pumpkinhead (also known as Vengeance: The Demon), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1988
  • Michael Jackson's "Ghosts" (short film; also known as Ghosts), Sony, 1996

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Movieline, November, 1994
    • Starlog, September, 1995; July, 1997
    Electronic
    • Stan Winston Official Site, http://www.stanwinstonstudio.com, July4, 2004

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