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Gregory Jean, master model maker who worked on Star Trek and more, has 76. died on

Gregory Jean, the famous Hollywood artist and model producer who worked on iconic science-fiction stories including Star Trek and Close Encounters of the Third Kind, has died. He was 76 years old. A spokesman for Jean’s family told Hollywood Reporter That Jean died on May 22 after dealing with a long history of health issues, including diabetes. The family decided to keep Jean’s death to themselves for now. Jean’s work with Star Trek began in 1977, creating designs for the Klingon battle cruiser Star Trek: Phase IIThe Star Trek: The Original Series Sequel that never made it to television.

After that, he worked with special effects legend Douglas Trumbull (who also died earlier this year) in the 1979s Star Trek: The Motion Picturefilm made in Phase IIIn place of. He returned to Star Trek cinema to contribute to the 1989s. Star Trek V: The Final Frontierof 1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Landsof 1998 Star Trek: Uprisingand of 2002 Star Trek: Nemesis, He also starred on all three major Star Trek shows of the 1990s: Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space NineAnd Star Trek: Voyager, He earned an Emmy nomination for his work Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Episode “Trial and Trial-Actions.”

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Jean also earned an Emmy nomination for her work on the 2003 adaptation of HBO Angels in America, Over the course of his career, he has earned eight nominations from the Art Directors Guild, most recently for 2020 Mulan,

Jeanne shared visual effects nominations from the Academy Awards for her work on Close Encounters of the Third Kind 1971 and onwards 1941 in 1979. His other credits include working with Christopher Nolan. the dark Knight Rises in 2012 and interstellar in 2014, as well as in 1981 with one heart1984’s The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Beyond the 8th Dimension1990s the hunt for Red October1995s judge dreddof 2002 scorpion kingof 2005 Fantastic Fourof 2009 Avatarof 2011 reel steelof 2012 John Carterand 2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass,

Star Trek graphic designer Michael Okuda took to Facebook to express grief over Jean’s death, He wrote:

“Greg had a sense of humor and was endlessly inventive. He always found a way to provide us with spacecraft, even when there was only a small budget available. He really loved Star Trek and loved his expertise and his Was always generous with experience, giving many top modelers their start in the business. Greg had been ill for some time, but his passing is a shock nonetheless.”

Jean is survived by cousins ​​Eleanor, Cheryl, Jerry, Vivian, Laura and Janice and their families. Jean’s family is planning a ceremony to celebrate his life.

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Reference from comicbook.com

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