Chuck Gaspar

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Chuck Gaspar
Born(1938-01-25)January 25, 1938
USA
DiedJanuary 15, 2009(2009-01-15) (aged 70)
USA
Other namesCharles Gaspar
Chuck Gasper
OccupationVisual effects artist
Years active1963-1999
ChildrenMichael Gaspar and Dan Gaspar

Chuck Gaspar (January 25, 1938 – January 15, 2009) was an American special effects artist who worked on 70 different films and TV shows, such as The Birds, Ghostbusters, Pale Rider and Armageddon.

He was nominated at the 57th Academy Awards in the category of Best Visual Effects for his work on the film Ghostbusters. He shared his nomination with John Bruno, Richard Edlund and Mark Vargo.[1]

In addition, he received a Technical achievement Oscar five years after his death.

Family[edit]

His father was a special effects artist named Géza Gaspar. His sons, Michael Gaspar and Dan Gaspar, are special effects artist as well.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 57th Academy Awards (1985) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved April 8, 2014.

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