Ray Harryhausen, Special Effects Legend, Has Died

Special effects legend and inspiration for many of today’s most innovative directors, Ray Harryhausen has passed away at the age of 92. The iconic effects wizard created groundbreaking techniques that brought giant and horrifying monsters to life on the big screen for the first time.

Directors like Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson, and James Cameron count Harryhausen as one of their key influences.

The family of Ray Harryhausen released a full statement, which you can read after the jump!

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