An artist who designed Star Wars Death Star has died

An artist who designed Star Wars Death Star has died. Cantwell was one of the most experienced figures in the film industry; Artist Colin Cantwell has died at the age of 90. According to Deadline, artist Colin Cantwell died at the age of 90, citing Sierra Dahl, partner of the deceased.

Cantwell has come up with the design of the spaceship for the story of the Star Wars movie; In particular, he came up with the Death Star design. He also worked on special effects for films such as 2001: A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and War Games. Also, worked on NASA’s educational programs.
Cantwell had no children or grandchildren.

Born in San Francisco in 1932, the artist briefly worked at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in the US-USSR space competition before moving on to creating virtual space.
Colin’s first film project was Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, where the artist made some significant impact. However, Cantwell’s work is best known for the original Star Wars trilogy.

In particular, the artist created X-Wing and TIE fighter jets, brought designs for Death Star and Star Destroyer, and created the first version of the design, the Millennium Falcon.
Cantwell also worked at the War Games, as a technical consultant to Hewlett-Packard, and wrote two science fiction novels.

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