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Gene Warren (1916–1997)

Gene Warren was born on August 12, 1916 in Boulder, Colorado, USA as Gene Frances Warren Sr. He is known for his work on The Time Machine (1960), The Crow: City of Angels (1996) and Tom Thumb (1958). He died on July 17, 1997 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2015 Mandala (Short) (visual effects supervisor)
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels (HO supervisor: Fantasy II Film Effects - as Gene Warren Sr.)
 1991 Dollman (Video) (spaceship miniature)
 1983 Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (TV Movie) (special consultant)
 1979 Meteor (visual effects - uncredited)
 1978 Avalanche (visual effects - uncredited)
 1977-1978 Man from Atlantis (TV Series) (photographic effects - 17 episodes)
- Deadly Carnival (1978) ... (photographic effects)
- The Siren (1978) ... (photographic effects)
- Imp (1978) ... (photographic effects)
- Scavenger Hunt (1978) ... (photographic effects)
- C.W. Hyde (1977) ... (photographic effects)
 1977 Black Sunday (visual effects - uncredited)
 1968 The Power (special visual effects)
 1962 The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (special visual effects)
 1962 Jack the Giant Killer (stop-motion animator)
 1961 Atlantis, the Lost Continent (visual effects - uncredited)
 1960 The Time Machine (special photographic effects)
 1960 Dinosaurus! (special photographic effects)
 1958 Tom Thumb (animator)
 1957 Monster from Green Hell (stop-motion animator - uncredited)
 1957 Kronos (special effects designer and creator)
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Alternate Names:

Gene Warren Sr. | G. Warren

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Father of Gene Warren Jr., who took over the family business and later won an Academy Award for visual effects on Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). Grandfather of Jon Warren, who is also in the business as Head of Physical Production at the effects company VCU.

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