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Bill Kovacs (1948–2006)

Bill Kovacs was born on October 25, 1948 in Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on TRON (1982), Cube Quest (1983) and The Story of Computer Graphics (1999). He died on May 30, 2006 in Camarillo, California, USA. See full bio »

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TRON Visual Effects
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 1983 Cube Quest (Video Game) (graphic artist)
 1982 TRON (systems programmer: Robert Abel and Associates)
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 1999 The Story of Computer Graphics (Documentary)

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He did pioneering work in computer animation. He co-founded Wavefront Technologies in the early 1980s, which produced innovative, off-the-shelf software which enabled all kinds of businesses to create animation. He was co-recipient of a Scientific and Engineering Oscar for his work in developing the Advanced Visualizer computer graphics system.

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