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Make-up and Visual Effects Artist Stan Winston

Winston created the live-action dinosaurs in this summer's hit movie, "Jurassic Park." In the film, "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman," he aged actress Cicely Tyson from age 19 to 110. In "The Terminator," Winston made-up Arnold Schwarzenegger and created the robotic puppetry in the film. He won an Academy Award for his work on "Aliens" and developed and created the character of Edward Scissorhands for the movie of the same name.


Other segments from the episode on June 24, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 24, 1993: Interview with Yelena Khanga; Review of the film "Sleepless in Seattle"; Interview with Stan Winston; Commentary on the rock band Roxy Music.


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