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Endpoint: Alec Gillis

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created on: 26/01/2015
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Alec Gillis (born in 1959, Phoenix, Arizona, USA) is a special effects artist and actor.
In 1988 Alec Gillis, together with Tom Woodruff, Jr., founded Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc. (ADI), an American special effects company specialized in animatronics and prosthetic make-up, headquartered in Chatsworth, California.
Alec's first professional job was on Roger Corman's low budget space-epic, Battle Beyond the Stars. There he worked with many other talented industry newcomers, most notably director James Cameron.
Notable work includes Death Becomes Her, for which they won an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, Starship Troopers, which was also nominated for an Oscar, and the practical creature effects seen in the Alien franchise from Alien 3 onward. Woodruff also portrays creatures in the films ADI works on, such as the Alien.
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