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Robert Blalack


Robert Blalack was born on December 9, 1948 in Canal Zone, Panama as Robert Campbell Blalack. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), The Day After (1983) and Altered States (1980). See full bio »

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Known For

The Day After Special Effects
(1983)
Altered States Visual Effects
(1980)
Wolfen Visual Effects
(1981)

Filmography

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 1992 Freejack (mind meld sequence: Praxis Film Works)
 1987 RoboCop (optical supervisor: Praxis Film Works)
 1987 Timestalkers (TV Movie) (special visual effects: Praxis Film Works)
 1985 The Last Dragon (special visual effects - as Bob Blalack)
 1983 To Be or Not to Be (optical effects - uncredited)
 1983 Get Crazy (special visual effects)
 1983 Jaws 3-D (special photographic and optical effects)
 1983 Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (visual effects consultant)
 1982 Zapped! (special visual effects)
 1982 The Escape Artist (special visual effects)
 1982 Cat People (catvision optical effects)
 1981 Wolfen (special visual effects)
 1980 Altered States (special optical effects - as Robbie Blalack)
 1980 Cosmos (TV Series documentary) (effects production - 12 episodes)
- Who Speaks for Earth? (1980) ... (effects production)
- Encyclopaedia Galactica (1980) ... (effects production)
- The Persistence of Memory (1980) ... (effects production)
- The Edge of Forever (1980) ... (effects production)
- The Lives of the Stars (1980) ... (effects production)
 1980 Airplane! (visual effects: MPI)
 1980 The Blues Brothers (visual effects: MPI - uncredited)
 1979 Meteor (visual effects - uncredited)
 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (composite optical photography: (Praxis - : miniature and optical effects unit))
 1974 One by One (Documentary) (optical montage design and execution)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Bob Blalack | Robbie Blalack | Rob Blalack

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Finished high school at St. Paul's in London. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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