Rick Baker

Rick Baker: "He didn't just move his puppets,

he gave them life, he gave them a soul. 

Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury: "I met his dinosaurs in his garage,

and I said Oh God it's incredible!"


Tim BurtonTim Burton: "You always feel the hand of an artist with him".


James Cameron

James Cameron: "I love Ray Harryhausen's films.

Those were huge influence on me as a kid." 


Randy Cook

Randy Cook: "His legacy is carried in the DNA of so many film fans."

Joe DanteJoe Dante: "That kind of films fascinated me."

Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro: "Ray created worlds of beauty and creatures

of beauty that were as classical as Doré's gravings."

Terry GilliamTerry 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

Peter Jackson: "His patience, his endurance

has inspired so many of us."


JP jeunet

Jean-Pierre Jeunet: "We were a bunch of animation lovers,

fans of Ray Harryhausen."

John Landis

John Landis: "The creatures he made are hugely influencial on

generations of filmmakers who are now making movies."


John Lasseter  John Lasseter: "He really becomed one of

the godfathers of dimensionnal animation."


Peter Lord

  Peter Lord: "Ray Harryhausen was doing things

that nobody else was doing at that time."

Caroline Munro

Caroline Munro: "Working with Ray Harryhausen was the most

amazing experience for me."


Dennis MurenDennis Muren: "Top people in filmmaking today

grew up watching Ray's movies."

Nick ParkNick Park: "I think Ray Harryhausen is really the grandfather

of stop-frame animation."


Ken Ralston

Ken Ralston

Henry Selick

Henry Selick: "His monsters have a heart,

his monsters are charming."

Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg: "Ray, you're inspiration goes with us forever…"


Phil Tippett

Phil Tippett: "Without Ray Harryhausen, I don't think we would be

in the era we are living now."


Doug Trumbull

Douglas Trumbull: "I'm a tremendous admiror

of Ray Harryhausen's work."