Stan Winston, three time Academy Award winning special effects and makeup genius, has died last night.
AintItCool broke the story a little while ago, and his confirmed it.
Winston won Oscars for his make-up and visual effects work on Aliens, Terminator 2 and Jurassic Park. He received further nominations for Heartbeeps, Predator, Edward Scissorhands, Batman Returns, The Lost World and AI.
More recently, he had had develop the practical effects for Iron Man and was working on the upcoming Terminator Salvation film.