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Hollywood's special effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen passes away at 92

Ray Harryhausen

Mumbai: Ray Harryhausen, the genius who brought characters alive long before computer generated imagery (CGI) ruled visual effects, passed away on 7 May.
 
The award winning animation master who created monsters in several well known movies like The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958), Jason and the Argonauts (1963), Clash of the Titans (1981) and The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973) was 92 years old and breathed his last in London.
 
Born in Los Angeles, Harryhausen had dedicated 40 years of his life to the movies. Some of the biggest filmmakers today- James Cameron, Tim Burton and Steven Spielberg have been influenced by his creations.
 
The legendary special effects artist created awe, shock and amazement through his wonderful and magical creations. He will always be remembered for his creative brilliance.

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