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Jean Giraud (1938–2012)


Jean Giraud was born on May 8, 1938 in Nogent, Haute-Marne, France as Jean Henri Gaston Giraud. He is known for his work on Alien (1979), The Fifth Element (1997) and TRON (1982). He was married to Isabelle Giraud. He died on March 10, 2012 in Paris, France. See full bio »

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(age 73) in Paris, France

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Known For

Alien
Alien Art Department
(1979)
The Fifth Element
The Fifth Element Art Department
(1997)
TRON
TRON Art Department
(1982)
The Abyss
The Abyss Art Department
(1989)

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 2012 Strange Frame: Love & Sax (designs)
  Arzak Rhapsody (TV Mini-Series) (original designs - 3 episodes, 2003) (storyboards - 3 episodes, 2003)
- L'ombre du matin (2003) ... (original designs - as Moebius) / (storyboards - uncredited)
- Station Stardust (2003) ... (original designs - as Moebius) / (storyboards - uncredited)
- Rhapsodie du désert (2003) ... (original designs - as Moebius) / (storyboards - uncredited)
 1997 The Fifth Element (designer - as Jean 'Moebius' Giraud)
 1996 Space Jam (visual development - as Moebius)
 1989 The Abyss (conceptual artist - as Jean 'Moebius' Giraud)
 1989 Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (conceptual designer - as Jean 'Moebius' Giraud)
 1988 Willow (conceptual artist)
 1987 Masters of the Universe (special designer - as Jean 'Moebius' Giraud)
 1982 TRON (conceptual artist: electronic world - as Jean 'Moebius' Giraud) / (electronic conceptual design - as Jean 'Moebius' Giraud)
 1982 Les maîtres du temps (original designs - as Moebius)
 1980 Tusk (poster artist - as J. Giraud)
 1979 Alien (concept artist - as Jean 'Moëbius' Giraud)
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Comics: L'Incal

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Alternate Names:

J. Giraud | Jean 'Moebius' Giraud | Jean 'Moëbius' Giraud | Jean Giraud alias Moebius | Moebius
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First came to public attention in the USA in the 1980's after his work was published in the graphic science fiction magazine "Heavy Metal", an American version of the French publication "Metal Hurlant" (literally: "Screaming Metal"). See more »

Nickname:

Moebius

Star Sign:

Taurus

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