Up 13,648 this week

Lorne Peterson

Lorne Peterson was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). See full bio »

Moments From Our Favorite Family Films

Take a look back at the magical and memorable moments from our favorite family movies

View the gallery

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 132 images
created 16 Feb 2014
a list of 244 people
created 15 Apr 2015
a list of 3541 people
created 04 Feb 2016
a list of 423 images
created 5 months ago
a list of 29 images
created 4 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Lorne Peterson's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win. See more awards »

Known For


Jump to: Visual effects | Actor | Thanks | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Visual effects (42 credits)
 2009 Drag Me to Hell (miniatures: hell, Tippett Studio)
 2007 Evan Almighty (model/miniature maker: Kerner Optical)
 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (model visual effects: Kerner Optical)
 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (models and miniatures: ILM)
 2006 Mission: Impossible III (model maker: ILM)
 2005 War of the Worlds (senior model maker: ILM)
 2004 A Series of Unfortunate Events (model/miniature maker: ILM)
 2004 The Day After Tomorrow (modelmaker: ILM)
 2003 Peter Pan (modelmaker: ILM)
 2003 Hulk (modelmaker: ILM)
 2001 Impostor (chief model maker: ILM)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (senior model maker: ILM)
 2000 Space Cowboys (chief model maker)
 2000 Mission to Mars (model maker: ILM)
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (chief model maker: ILM)
 1997 Men in Black (chief model maker: saucer crash miniature and blue screen unit)
 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park (model shop project supervisor)
 1996 Daylight (model maker: ILM)
 1995 Jumanji (chief model maker: ILM)
 1995 Congo (model shop project supervisor: ILM)
 1994 In the Mouth of Madness (cloud model maker)
 1994 Star Trek: Generations (chief model maker: ILM)
 1993 Jurassic Park (chief model maker)
 1991 Hook (modelshop supervisor)
 1990 Ghost (modelshop supervisor: ILM)
 1989 Back to the Future Part II (model maker: ILM)
 1989 Ghostbusters II (chief model maker: ILM)
 1988 Caddyshack II (model maker: ILM)
 1988 Willow (chief model maker: ILM)
 1987 *batteries not included (model shop supervisor) / (special visual effects)
 1987 Star Tours (Short) (supervising model maker: ILM - uncredited)
 1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (modelshop supervisor: ILM)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (modelshop supervisor: ILM)
 1982 Poltergeist (modelshop supervisor)
 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (model shop supervisor: ILM)
 1981 Dragonslayer (model shop supervisor: ILM)
 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark (modelshop foreman: ILM)
 1980 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (chief model maker: miniature and optical effects unit)
 1978 Battlestar Galactica (model builder: miniature and optical effects unit)
 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (model builder: miniature and optical effects unit)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (7 credits)

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(on working with models) We need to run around, we need big open spaces, and we need to blow things up and make a mess. See more »

Contribute to This Page