Douglas Trumbull


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Legendary filmmaker and visual effects pioneer, Douglas Trumbull, was one of the Special Photographic Effects Supervisors for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). He went on to become the Visual Effects Supervisor for such classics as Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979), and Blade Runner (1982), each of which ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Blade Runner Visual Effects
(1982)
(1979)
Silent Running Producer
(1972)
Brainstorm Producer
(1983)

Filmography

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 1993 In Search of the Obelisk (Short) (producer)
 1990 To Dream of Roses (Short) (executive producer)
 1983 Brainstorm (producer)
 1980 The Starlost: Deception (TV Movie) (executive producer)
  The Starlost (TV Series) (producer - 12 episodes, 1973 - 1974) (executive producer - 4 episodes, 1973)
- Space Precinct (1974) ... (producer)
- The Beehive (1973) ... (producer)
- Farthing's Comet (1973) ... (producer)
- The Return of Oro (1973) ... (producer)
- The Implant People (1973) ... (producer)
 1972 Silent Running (producer - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Directed and largely wrote "Back to the Future: The Ride" for Steven Spielberg and Universal Studios Theme Parks. See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Doug Trumbull

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Julia | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I had to personally make a life decision many years ago when Natalie Wood died under very suspicious circumstances during the making of Brainstorm (1983). I just had to stop. I had been a writer-director all my life, and I decided it wasn't for me because I was put through a really challenging personal experience. I do not think the story has ever been told. I don't know the story myself, but I ... See more »

Trivia:

Stanley Kubrick hired Trumbull to work on 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) after seeing a documentary Trumbull worked on for the 1964 World's Fair (To the Moon and Beyond (1964)). See more »

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