Rick Baker: "He didn't just move his puppets,
he gave them life, he gave them a soul.
Ray Bradbury: "I met his dinosaurs in his garage,
and I said Oh God it's incredible!"
Tim Burton: "You always feel the hand
of an artist with him".
James Cameron: "I love Ray Harryhausen's films.
Those were huge influence on me as a kid."
Randy Cook: "His legacy is carried in the DNA of so many film
Joe Dante: "That kind of films
Guillermo del Toro: "Ray created worlds of beauty and creatures
of beauty that were as classical as Doré's gravings."
Terry Gilliam: "It's like God creating Adam. He takes clay,
and he gives it life, and then it breathes. And Ray did that!"
Peter Jackson: "His patience, his endurance
has inspired so many of us."
Jean-Pierre Jeunet: "We were a bunch of animation lovers,
fans of Ray Harryhausen."
John Landis: "The creatures he made are hugely influencial on
generations of filmmakers who are now making movies."
John Lasseter: "He really becomed one of
the godfathers of dimensionnal animation."
Peter Lord: "Ray Harryhausen was doing things
that nobody else was doing at that time."
Caroline Munro: "Working with Ray Harryhausen was the most
amazing experience for me."
Dennis Muren: "Top people in filmmaking today
grew up watching Ray's movies."
Nick Park: "I think Ray Harryhausen is really the grandfather
of stop-frame animation."
Henry Selick: "His monsters have a heart,
his monsters are charming."
Steven Spielberg: "Ray, you're inspiration goes with us
Phil Tippett: "Without Ray Harryhausen, I don't think we would be
in the era we are living now."
Douglas Trumbull: "I'm a tremendous admiror
of Ray Harryhausen's work."