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Roy Arbogast

Roy Arbogast is known for his work on The Fugitive (1993), Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) and They Live (1988). See full bio »

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Known For

The Fugitive Special Effects
They Live Special Effects
Escape from New York Special Effects


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 2002 The Master of Disguise (special effects supervisor)
 2001 The Animal (special effects supervisor)
 2000 The Fugitive (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2000) ... (special effects supervisor)
 1999 The Rage: Carrie 2 (special effects coordinator)
 1998 What Dreams May Come (special effects coordinator)
 1997 Dante's Peak (special effects coordinator)
 1996 Chain Reaction (special effects coordinator)
 1996 T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (Short) (pyrotechnician)
 1995 Steal Big Steal Little (special effects coordinator)
 1995 Village of the Damned (mechanical special effects coordinator) / (mechanical special effects supervisor: second unit)
 1994 The Puppet Masters (special effects)
 1994 The River Wild (special effects supervisor)
 1993 The Fugitive (special effects coordinator)
 1993 The Adventures of Huck Finn (special effects coordinator - as Roy H. Arbogast)
 1991 The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (special effects supervisor - as Roy Howard Arbogast)
 1991 Shattered (special effects supervisor)
 1990 I Love You to Death (special effects)
 1990 Loose Cannons (special effects supervisor)
 1989 Collision Course (special effects supervisor)
 1988 They Live (special effects coordinator)
 1988 Midnight Run (special effects supervisor)
 1986 ¡Three Amigos! (special effects)
 1985 Silverado (special effects foreman)
 1984 Starman (special effects coordinator)
 1983 Christine (special effects supervisor)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (special effects supervisor)
 1982 The Thing (special effects)
 1981 Caveman (special effects supervisor)
 1981 Escape from New York (special effects supervisor)
 1981 The Incredible Shrinking Woman (special effects)
 1979 Dracula (special effects)
 1978 Rescue from Gilligan's Island (TV Movie) (special effects)
 1978 Jaws 2 (special mechanical effects)
 1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (special mechanical effects)
 1976 Embryo (special effects)
 1975 Jaws (special mechanical effects - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Roy H. Arbogast | Roy Howard Arbogast

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