Douglas Trumbull

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Birth Name: Douglas Trumbull
Born: 04/08/1942
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA

Born Douglas Huntley Trumbull on April 8, 1942 in Los Angeles, he was the son of Carroll Roy, an artist, and Donald Trumbull, an engineer who had received his start in Hollywood as a special effects rigger on "The Wizard of Oz" (1939). When it came to young Douglas, the apple would not fall far from the proverbial tree. From a very early age, he was interested in both art and technology, with photography a particular favorite. After high school Trumbull worked at an electrical contracting firm while putting himself through school at El Camino Junior College, where he studied technical illustration. He began working as an illustrator and airbrush artist for the animation studio Graphic Films,... Continue Bio >>

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