STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,498 this week

Ron Thornton (1957–2016)


Ron Thornton was born in 1957 in London, England. He is known for his work on The Crazies (2010), Babylon 5 (1994) and Spaceballs (1987). He was married to Lada. He died on November 21, 2016 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. See full bio »

The 89th Academy Awards

Jimmy Kimmel may be hosting, but let IMDb be your guide to the Oscars with winner updates, photos from the red carpet, exclusive video interviews, and more.

Visit our Guide to the Oscars

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 584 people
created 02 Jan 2016
 
a list of 306 people
created 03 Jan 2016
 
a list of 655 people
created 04 Jan 2016
 
a list of 1265 people
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 60 people
created 3 weeks ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Ron Thornton's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Crazies
The Crazies Visual Effects
(2010)
Spaceballs
Spaceballs Visual Effects
(1987)
Babylon 5
Babylon 5 Visual Effects
(1994-1996)
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
(1979)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Visual effects (24 credits)
 2012 Nashville (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2012) ... (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2011 Teen Spirit (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2010 Undercovers (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Not Without My Daughter (2010) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Pilot (2010) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2010 The Crazies (visual effects plate supervisor: Zoic Studios) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2009 Sorority Row (visual effects supervisor)
 2005 Captain Scarlet (TV Series) (CGI line producer)
 2003 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Chosen (2003) ... (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2003 Miracles (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor)
 2001-2002 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series) (visual effects producer - 7 episodes)
- Precious Cargo (2002) ... (visual effects producer)
- The Communicator (2002) ... (visual effects producer)
- Marauders (2002) ... (visual effects producer)
- Dead Stop (2002) ... (visual effects producer)
- Breaking the Ice (2001) ... (visual effects producer)
 2002 Star Trek: Nemesis (additional 3D matte elements - as Ron Thorton)
 2002 Superfire (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1996-2001 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series) (visual effects producer - 17 episodes)
- Endgame (2001) ... (visual effects producer)
- Shattered (2001) ... (visual effects producer)
- Flesh and Blood (2000) ... (visual effects producer)
- Ashes to Ashes (2000) ... (visual effects producer)
- Dragon's Teeth (1999) ... (visual effects producer)
 1999 Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (TV Series) (CGI producer)
 1997 The Jackal (animation supervisor: Foundation Imaging)
 1997 Beetleborgs Metallix (TV Series) (CG producer)
 1994-1996 Babylon 5 (TV Series) (visual effects designer - 65 episodes)
- Z'ha'dum (1996) ... (visual effects designer)
- Shadow Dancing (1996) ... (visual effects designer)
- And the Rock Cried Out, No Hiding Place (1996) ... (visual effects designer)
- Grey 17 Is Missing (1996) ... (visual effects designer)
- Walkabout (1996) ... (visual effects designer)
 1996 Hypernauts (TV Series) (visual effects)
 1993 Babylon 5: The Gathering (TV Movie) (visual effects designer)
 1989 After Midnight (miniature effects supervisor: VCE)
 1989 Robot Jox (miniature construction supervisor: additional miniatures)
  Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future (TV Series) (miniatures construction supervisor - 12 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (chief model maker - 10 episodes, 1987)
- Retribution: Part 2 (1988) ... (miniatures construction supervisor)
- Retribution: Part 1 (1988) ... (miniatures construction supervisor)
- New Order: Part Two - The Land Shall Burn (1988) ... (miniatures construction supervisor)
- New Order: Part One - The Sky Shall Swallow Them (1988) ... (miniatures construction supervisor)
- Freedom One (1988) ... (miniatures construction supervisor)
 1987 Spaceballs (model department special design: Apogee, Inc.)
 1986 Critters (visual effects: Quick Silver FX Studio)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (visual effects producer: Foundation Imaging - 2001 director's edition)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Special effects (5 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (1 credit)
Show Show Animation department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Ron Thorton

Message Boards

Discuss Ron Thornton on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page