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Robert "Rob" Legato (born 1956) is a visual effects supervisor, second unit director and second unit director of photography.
He has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won two. His first win was for his visual effects work on Titanic. His second was for his work on Hugo. In 1996, he won the BAFTA award for Best Achievement in Special Effects for Apollo 13, for which he also garnered his first Academy Award nomination.
Prior to his work in film, he was a Visual Effects Supervisor for Star Trek: The Next Generation from 1987 to 1992, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine in 1993. His work on the Star Trek franchise earned him three Emmy nominations and two wins.
|1994||Interview with the Vampire|
|2000||What Lies Beneath|
|2001||Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone|
|2003||Bad Boys II|
|2006||The Good Shepherd|
|2007||The Key to Reserva|
|2008||Shine a Light|
|2013||The Wolf of Wall Street|
|2016||The Jungle Book|
|Year||Title||Visual effects supervisor||Visual effects coordinator||Visual effects artist|
|1986||The Twilight Zone||1 Episode|
|1987–1992||Star Trek: The Next Generation||46 Episodes||17 Episodes|
|1993||Star Trek: Deep Space Nine||18 Episodes||1 Episode|
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- Robert Legato at the Internet Movie Database
- Robert Legato at TED
- "Rob Legato on Hugo and The Joy of Filmmaking". Creative Cow Magazine. Retrieved 2012. Check date values in:
- "VFX Supervisor Rob Legato on Hugo". StudioDaily.com. Retrieved 21 February 2013.