Harryhausen's long career has provided an important legacy for modern film and beyond, thanks to his iconic use of stop-motion animation that became known as 'Dynamation'.
Digital Spy presents a collection of stars from the world of film and elsewhere who have taken to Twitter to pay tribute to the late filmmaker.
I loved every single frame of Ray Harryhausen's work. He was the man who made me believe in monsters. Glad to have met him. A true legend.
— edgarwright (@edgarwright) May 7, 2013
Greatly saddened to hear of the death of Ray Harryhausen, recipient of the Special Award in 2010. awards.bafta.org/award/2010/fil…
— BAFTA (@BAFTA) May 7, 2013
Ray Harryhausen an inspiration and a legend, even before he left us. His influence cannot be measured and has shaped cinema as we know it.
— Simon Pegg (@simonpegg) May 7, 2013
Rip Ray Harryhausen.