Prolific and influential production designer Ron Cobb passed away on September 21st at the age of 83. His extensive body of work was featured in Alien, Aliens, Back to the Future, Star Wars, Conan the Barbarian, The Abyss, True Lies, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and The Last Starfighter (among many others).
The folks at Alien Theory (an elite Alien franchise fan site) assembled an enlightening and touching tribute celebrating the life and career of Ron Cobb. Whether you’re familiar with Cobb’s work or not, it’s a touching memorial worth checking out. Give it a spin below.
All of us here at Dread Central send our sincerest condolences to Ron Cobb’s fans, friends, and family. He was a true visionary who will be dearly missed.