Carlo Rambaldi (September 15, 1925 – August 10, 2012) was an Italian special effects artist. He is known for designing the alien E.T. in for the movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) and the mechanical head-effects for the creature in Alien (1979) (for each of them Rambaldi won an Oscar).
Carlo Rambaldi in 2010
|Born||September 15, 1925|
|Died||August 10, 2012 (aged 86)|
|Education||Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna|
|E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)|
King Kong (1976)
|Spouse(s)||Bruna Rambaldi (née Basso)|
|Awards||3 Oscars |
Academy Awards Special Achievement Award
BAFTA Film Award (nominated)
David di Donatello Special
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Special
Los Angeles Italian Film Awards Outstanding Achievement Award
Razzie Award (nominated)
- Carlo Rambaldi on IMDb
- Studying art at the Fine Arts Academy of Bologna
- "The 52nd Academy Awards (1980) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-07.
- "The 55th Academy Awards (1983) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-09.