Douglas Trumbull
Date of Birth
Apr 08, 1942
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, CA


Los Angeles-born Douglas Trumbull was originally a technical illustrator before he began work, at Graphic Films, on documentary films about NASA and the Air Force. It was one of those films, seen by director Stanley Kubrick, that got Trumbull hired as a special effects supervisor on 2001: A Space Odyssey. The latter film -- which showcased the slit-scan special effects process invented by Trumbull...