Plaque

Stuart Freeborn

Stuart Freeborn Stuart Freeborn

Erection date: 12/12/2015

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Stuart Freeborn 1914 - 2013
The acclaimed motion picture make-up artist, often referred to as the "grandfather of modern make-up design", was born in this house. Perhaps best known for his work on the original Star Wars trilogy, most notably in creating the characters of Yoda and Chewbacca.

Site: Stuart Freeborn (1 memorial)

E11, Grove Green Road, 351

Darth Vader and his Storm Troopers were present at the unveiling.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesof london.co.uk

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Star Wars

A series of science-fiction films, formulated and originally directed by Geor...

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Chewbacca

A character in the Star Wars series. He is a Wookiee from the planet Kashyyyk...

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Stuart Freeborn

Make-up artist. He worked on some of the most notable films of the 20th centu...

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Yoda

Character in the Star Wars series. In the original films, he trains Luke Skyw...

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Waltham Forest Council

Formed in 1965 from the joining of Chingford, Leyton and Walthamstow.

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