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John Coppinger was born on July 13, 1947 in England. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) and Babe (1995). See full bio »

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Known For

Babe Special Effects
The Dark Crystal
The Dark Crystal Special Effects


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 2004 Dornröschen (Video) (special fx)
 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (animatronic model designer)
 1999 Walking with Dinosaurs (TV Series documentary) (sculptor - 6 episodes)
- Death of a Dynasty (1999) ... (sculptor)
- Spirits of the Ice Forest (1999) ... (sculptor)
- Giant of the Skies (1999) ... (sculptor)
- Cruel Sea (1999) ... (sculptor)
- Time of the Titans (1999) ... (sculptor)
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (animatronic model designer) / (creature effects crew)
 1995 Babe (CGI sculptor: Jim Henson's Creature Shop)
 1993 Little Buddha (special effects technician)
 1985 Santa Claus (supervising animatronic designer)
 1982 The Dark Crystal (creature design and fabrication supervisor: "Environmental Creatures")
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Writer of the Science-Fiction novel 'Tertiary'. Published in November 2005.


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