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Stan Winston, 62

stan_winston.jpgStan Winston, the Oscar-winning visual effects artist responsible for scaring the crap out of you with his creepy imaginings in Aliens and Jurassic Park died at home Sunday evening “after a seven-year struggle with multiple myeloma,” a rep from Stan Winston Studio tells the LAT.

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