Ben Burtt

Ben Burtt

Actor, Director

BIO

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Benjamin "Ben" Burtt, Jr. (born July 12, 1948) is an American sound designer for the films Star Wars (1977), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) and WALL-E (2008). He is also a film editor and director, screenwriter, and voice actor. He is most notable for creating many of the iconic sound effects heard in the Star Wars film franchise, including the "voice" of R2-D2, the lightsaber hum and the heavy-breathing sound of Darth Vader. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ben Burtt, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Birthday

July 12, 1948

Place of birth

New York, USA

Known for

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Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy

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Ben-Hur: The Epic That Changed Cinema

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And the Oscar Goes To...

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IMAX - Blue Planet

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From 'Star Wars' to 'Jedi': The Making of a Saga

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Star Wars: The Force of Sound

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