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Thaine Morris

Thaine Morris is known for his work on Die Hard (1988), Starship Troopers (1997) and The Fifth Element (1997). See full bio »

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Die Hard
Die Hard Special Effects
Starship Troopers
Starship Troopers Visual Effects
The Fifth Element
The Fifth Element Special Effects
Judge Dredd
Judge Dredd Visual Effects


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 1997 Starship Troopers (pyrotechnic consultant: visual effects pyro unit, Sony Pictures Imageworks Inc. - as Thayne Morris)
 1997 Air Force One (pyrotechnician: Boss Film Studios)
 1995 Judge Dredd (pyrotechnician: Mass. Illusion)
 1992 Alien³ (motion control dolly grip)
 1988 Vibes (special effects foreman: Boss Film Corporation)
 1987 The Monster Squad (special effects foreman: Boss Film Corporation)
 1987 Masters of the Universe (visual effects foreman)
 1986 Solarbabies (visual effects foreman)
 1986 The Boy Who Could Fly (special effects foreman: Boss Film Corporation)
 1986 Poltergeist II: The Other Side (special effects foreman: Boss Film Corporation)
 1984 2010 (mechanical effects supervisor: Entertainment Effects Group)
 1984 Ghostbusters (mechanical effects supervisor: EEG)
 1983 The Right Stuff (pyrotechnician: USFX)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (pyrotechnician: ILM)
 1982 Poltergeist (stage technician: ILM)
 1982 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (pyrotechnics: ILM)
 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (stage technician: ILM)
 1981 Dragonslayer (pyrotechnics: ILM)
 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark (pyrotechnics: ILM)
 1980 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (miniature pyrotechnics: miniature and optical effects unit)
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Alternate Names:

Thain R. Morris | Thayne Morris

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Father of Sara R. Morris, Erin Morris, and Ellen J. Morris.

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