The Cyclops remains one of Ray Harryhausen's most iconic creations. The Cyclops is given a shout-out in the episode Little Gift Shop of Horrors of the Disney Channel cartoon series Gravity Falls. However, it is very cartoony and colorful unlike in its appearance in its originated movie. May 07, 2013 · Ray Harryhausen, in full Raymond Frederick Harryhausen, (born June 29, 1920, Los Angeles, California, U.S.—died May 7, 2013, London, England), American filmmaker best known for his pioneering use of stop-motion animation effects. Harryhausen grew up in Los Angeles, acquiring a love of dinosaurs and fantasy at a young age. Biography When it comes to motion picture special effects, there is only one name that personifies movie magic--Ray Harryhausen. From his debut films with George Pal to his final film, Harryhausen imbued magic and visual strength to motion picture special effects as no other technician has, before or since. May 26, 2018 · Ray Harryhausen is a American Special Effects, Producer, who was born on 29 June, 1920 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Age 92 years (age at death) old. Ray Harryhausen Zodiac Sign is Cancer, Ethnicity White & religion Not Available. The 2nd Saturn Awards were awarded to media properties and personalities deemed by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films to be the best in science fiction, fantasy and horror released in year 1974. They were awarded on January 7, 1975.