John R. Ellis

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Birthday
2, 1955
Birthplace
Ohio
Birth Sign
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Birthday
2, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Ohio

About

Animator and filmmaker known for his special effects work on the HBO miniseries "From the Earth to the Moon." Prominent host of comic and science-fiction festivals and conventions from 1971 until 1981.

Before Fame

He studied creative writing at Palm Beach State College and was mentored by comic book artist and "Captain Marvel" creator C.C. Beck.

Trivia

He worked on the TV series "Full Moon Fright Night," which was hosted by William Shatner.

Family Life

He and his wife Cindy Weinstein had two children prior to their 1993 divorce.

Associated With

He created visual effects for the film "Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat," which starred Mike Myers.

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