Stuart Freeborn, the pioneering movie makeup artist best known for creating Star Wars characters Yoda, Chewbacca and Jabba the Hutt, died Tuesday in London from a combination of age related ailments. He was 98.
Ralph McQuarrie, who was behind much of the look and feel of the original (and still the best) Star Wars trilogy, has passed away at the ago of 82. McQuarrie’s conceptual designs were the basis for some of the trilogy’s iconic characters such as Darth Vader, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and C-3PO. He also did design work […]