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American film director
|Intro||American film director|
|Was||Film director Film producer|
|From||United States of America|
|Field||Film, TV, Stage & Radio|
|Birth||15 November 1905, Iowa, USA|
|Death||5 July 1976, Ontario, USA (aged 70 years)|
The details (from wikipedia)
Edgar Ray Kellogg (November 15, 1905 - July 5, 1976) was an American special effects artist and film director from Iowa.
During World War II, Kellogg was a US Navy Lieutenant with the O.S.S. Field Photographing Branch where he became acquainted with John Ford.
Following the war Kellogg went to Hollywood working in special effects for 20th Century Fox, eventually heading the unit. He made his debut as a director with The Killer Shrews and The Giant Gila Monster in 1959. Both films would later be parodied in Mystery Science Theater 3000.
He died in Ontario, California of cancer.
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