Artist, writer, film designer and cartoonist Ron Cobb was born in 1937 in Los Angeles, California. Cobb began his career in the mid 50s as an inbetweener/breakdown artist on the classic Walt Disney animated feature "Sleeping Beauty." Ron was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1960 and served in the Signal Corps during the Vietnam war in 1963. Following... See full bio »

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Conan the Barbarian
Conan the Barbarian Production Designer
(1982)
Aliens
Aliens Art Department
(1986)
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Raiders of the Lost Ark Art Department
(1981)
The Abyss
The Abyss Art Department
(1989)

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 1999 The Alien Legacy (Video documentary) (archival material)
 1994 True Lies (logo designer: Omega Sector)
 1990 PoV (Video documentary) (concept development)
 1985-1987 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (title designer - 45 episodes)
- Miss Stardust (1987) ... (title designer)
- Moving Day (1987) ... (title designer)
- Without Diana (1987) ... (title designer)
- Such Interesting Neighbors (1987) ... (title designer)
- Gershwin's Trunk (1987) ... (title designer)
 1985 Real Genius (laser technology)
 1985 Back to the Future (consultant: DeLorean time travel)
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Designed an ecology symbol similar to the Greek letter theta in 1969 and released it to the public domain. The following year, Look magazine incorporated the symbol into an ecology flag that was eventually used by environmentalists throughout the 1970s and which was associated with Earth Day. See more »

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