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Tony Dyson (I) (–2016)


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He built the original Star Wars R2-D2 droid, based on designs by conceptual designer Ralph McQuarrie (who also created Darth Vader, Chewbacca, and C-3PO). Dyson was commissioned to make eight R2-D2 robots for the film series. See more trivia »

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Filmography

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 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (R2D2 designer - uncredited)
 2005 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (R2D2 designer - uncredited)
 2002 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (R2D2 designer - uncredited)
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (R2D2 designer - uncredited)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (R2D2 designer - uncredited)
 1980 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (R2D2 designer - uncredited)
 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (R2D2 designer - uncredited)
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 1981 Dragonslayer (robotics - uncredited)
 1980 Superman II (robotics - uncredited)
 1979 Moonraker (robotics - uncredited)
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 1980 Altered States (props)
 1980 Saturn 3 (props - uncredited)
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Building R2-D2, The Empire Strikes Back, in charge of building 8 R2-D2 droids, White Horse Toy Company - Witney, UK See more »

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He designed and produced 35 feet of latex human intestines for the dream scene in Altered States (1980). See more »

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