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Born in London, Thornton moved in 1984 to the U.S., where he went on to shoot and create miniature sets for the films “Commando,” “Space Balls,” “Critters,” and “Robot Jox.” Prior to emigrating to America, he worked at BBC on “Doctor Who” and “Blakes 7,” also creating props and miniatures.
Thornton is best known for bringing computer-generated imagery (CGI) to television, most notably on the series “Babylon 5.” Following its series pick-up, he formed Foundation Imaging in 1992 with Paul Beigle-Bryant, who would go on to supervise visual effects for “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “Voyager,” and “Enterprise.” He won a Primetime Emmy Award for outstanding achievement in visual effects in 1993 for his work on the television film “Babylon 5: The Gathering.”
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Welsh actor Gareth Thomas’s most famous role was as political dissident Roj Blake in sci-fi drama
Welsh actor Gareth Thomas, best known as the star of cult BBC sci-fi show Blake’s 7, has died at the age of 71 from heart failure.
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If you’re a fan of Doctor Who, Blakes 7, Torchwood, The Prisoner and anything else quite frankly brilliant then they following information is possibly for you. On the 16th January 2016 Big Finish Day 8 will be taking place at Copthorne Hotel, Slough-Windsor.
The event will be packed with stars of the Big Finish series and those announced so far include Sylvester McCoy, Hugh Fraser, Ian McNeice, Lalla Ward, John Leeson, Niky Wardley, Paul Darrow, Jacqueline Pearce, David Warner, Kai Owen, Beth Chalmers, Lisa Bowerman, John Banks, Tim Treloar, Mark Elstob and James Joyce.
Not only this you’ll also get to meet the Big Finish staffs too, including Nicholas Briggs, David Richardson, Andrew Smith, Barnaby Edwards, Jamie Robertson, James Goss, Justin Richards, Cavan Scott, Phil Mulryne, John Dorney, Guy Adams, Emma Reeves, Blair Mowat, Sue Cowley, Benji Clifford, Tom Saunders, Kris Griffin and Joe Smith.
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