Carlo Rambaldi, creator of special effects for Alien, ET and King Kong, dies aged 86

The BBC reports that award-winning Italian special effects artist Carlo Rambaldi, who created ET: The Extra-Terrestrial, has died at the age of 86.

Rambaldi was a “monster-maker” who created special effects for many films besides ET, including Alien, King Kong, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Dune. He received Oscars for his work on ET, Alien and King Kong.

Read the full BBC report HERE