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Chris Walas

Chris Walas was born in 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Enemy Mine (1985), Airplane! (1980) and Gremlins (1984). See full bio »
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 2014 China Bigfoot: Legend of the Yeren (special effects) (completed)
 2012 Elf-Man (special effects prosthetics designer)
 1991 Naked Lunch (special creatures & effects - uncredited)
 1991 Hot Shots! (animal special effects/prosthetics)
 1991 Curse III: Blood Sacrifice (monster design)
 1990 Arachnophobia (creature effects supervisor)
 1989 The Fly II (effects designer and creator: Chris Walas Inc.)
 1987 House II: The Second Story (makeup and creature effects designer)
 1986 The Fly (creature effects)
 1985 Enemy Mine (aliens creator and designer: Chris Walas Inc.) / (special creature makeup and effects director: Chris Walas Inc.)
 1984 Gremlins (creator: Gremlins)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - The Return of the Jedi (creature design & effects - uncredited)
 1981 Dragonslayer (close-up dragon: ILM - as Christopher Walas)
 1980 Airplane! (special projects)
 1980 Humanoids from the Deep (special effects - uncredited)
 1979 Starstruck (TV Movie) (monster design)
 1979 Up from the Depths (special effects)
 1978 Piranha (special properties)
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Christopher J. Walas | Christopher Walas

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