(1929 - 2012)
Ralph Angus McQuarrie was active/lived in California, Indiana. Ralph McQuarrie is known for science fiction movie script paintings and drawing, technical illustration.
Biography Ralph McQuarrie
Following is The New York Times online obituary of the artist, by Dennis Hevesi, published March 5, 2012.
RALPH MCQUARRIE, ARTIST WHO HELPED BRING 'STAR WARS' TO LIFE, DIES AT 82
Ralph McQuarrie, the artist who transformed George Lucas's rudimentary concepts and earliest scripts into lush, vivid images of intergalactic expanse and light-saber combat that became the visual core of the "Star Wars" saga, died on Saturday at his home in Berkeley, Calif. He was 82.
The cause was complications of Parkinson's disease, said Stan Stice, a friend and co-author of the 2007 book The Art of Ralph McQuarrie.
Mr. McQuarrie had a hand in some of the most successful science-fiction and adventure films of the 1970s,
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