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Matthew Yuricich (1923–2012)

Matthew Yuricich was born on January 19, 1923 in Lorain, Ohio, USA. He is known for his work on Logan's Run (1976), Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) and Masters of the Universe (1987). He died on May 28, 2012 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Logan's Run Visual Effects
Masters of the Universe Visual Effects
Blade Runner Visual Effects


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 1991 Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (matte artist)
 1991 Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (visual effects artist)
 1991 Flight of the Intruder (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1990 Dances with Wolves (matte painting crew)
 1989 Field of Dreams (matte artist)
 1988 Vibes (chief matte artist: Boss Film Corporation)
 1988 Die Hard (chief matte artist: Boss)
 1987 The Monster Squad (chief matte artist: Boss Film Corporation)
 1987 Masters of the Universe (visual effects chief matte artist)
 1986 Solarbabies (visual effects supervising matte artist)
 1986 The Boy Who Could Fly (chief matte artist: Boss Film Corporation)
 1986 Poltergeist II: The Other Side (chief matte artist: Boss Film Corporation - as Matt Yuricich)
 1985 Fright Night (chief matte artist: Entertainment Effects Group, Los Angeles - as Matt Yuricich)
 1984 2010: The Year We Made Contact (chief matte artist: Entertainment Effects Group)
 1984 Ghostbusters (chief matte artist: EEG - as Matt Yuricich)
 1983 Brainstorm (matte artist: Entertainment Effects Group)
 1983 Strange Brew (matte artist: special photography unit)
 1983 V (TV Mini-Series) (matte artist - uncredited)
 1983 Heart Like a Wheel (matte artist - as Matthew J. Yuricich)
 1982 My Favorite Year (matte painter - as Matthew J. Yuricich)
 1982 Yes, Giorgio (matte artist - as Matthew J. Yuricich)
 1982 Blade Runner (matte artist: EEG)
 1982 Cannery Row (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1981 The Last Chase (matte paintings)
 1979 1941 (matte paintings - as Matt Yuricich)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (matte paintings)
 1979 The China Syndrome (matte paintings)
 1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (matte artist)
 1977 Damnation Alley (matte painter - uncredited)
 1976 Futureworld (matte painter - uncredited)
 1976 Logan's Run (matte paintings)
 1975 White Line Fever (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1975 Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1975 The Wind and the Lion (matte artist - uncredited)
 1974 The Towering Inferno (matte painter - uncredited)
 1974 Young Frankenstein (matte artist - uncredited)
 1973 Jonathan Livingston Seagull (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1973 Westworld (matte painter - uncredited)
 1973 Soylent Green (special photographic effects)
 1973 Lost Horizon (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1972 The Poseidon Adventure (matte painter - uncredited)
 1968 Ice Station Zebra (matte painter - uncredited)
 1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told (matte painter - uncredited)
 1964 Honeymoon Hotel (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1963 The Prize (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1963 The Courtship of Eddie's Father (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1962 Mutiny on the Bounty (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1962 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1961 Atlantis: The Lost Continent (matte paintings - uncredited)
 1960 Cimarron (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1960 Please Don't Eat the Daisies (matte painter - uncredited)
 1959 Ben-Hur (matte artist - uncredited)
 1959 Tarzan, the Ape Man (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1959 North by Northwest (matte artist - uncredited)
 1959 The World, the Flesh and the Devil (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1958 Run Silent Run Deep (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1956 Forbidden Planet (matte painting assistant - uncredited)
 1955 The King's Thief (matte painter - uncredited)
 1955 Untamed (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1955 Jupiter's Darling (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1954 The Egyptian (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1954 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (matte painter - uncredited)
 1954 The Student Prince (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1954 Prince Valiant (matte painter - uncredited)
 1953 The Robe (matte painter - uncredited)
 1953 White Witch Doctor (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1953 Destination Gobi (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1953 Call Me Madam (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1951 Rogue River (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 1950 For Heaven's Sake (visual effects artist - uncredited)
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