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Petro Vlahos (1916–2013)

Petro Vlahos was born on August 20, 1916 in Raton, New Mexico, USA. He is known for his work on The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995), Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) and Movie Magic (1994). He was married to Virginia. He died on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1980 Battle Beyond the Stars (technical advisor)
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 1995 The 67th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
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 1995 Movie Magic (TV Series documentary)
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 2014 The 86th Academy Awards (TV Special)
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He was a special-effects pioneer in blue- and green-screen compositing. His work made possible some of the special effects seen in Mary Poppins (1964), Ben-Hur (1959), The Birds (1963), and some of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones films. See more »

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