Ben Burtt

Birthday:

07/12/1948

Place of birth:

New York, USA:

Biography:

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Benjamin "Ben" Burtt, Jr. (born July 12, 1948) is an American sound designer for the films Star Wars (1977), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) and WALL-E (2008). He is also a film editor and director, screenwriter, and voice actor. He is most notable for creating many of the iconic sound effects heard in the Star Wars film franchise, including the "voice" of R2-D2, the lightsaber hum and the heavy-breathing sound of Darth Vader. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ben Burtt, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.



Credits

Star Wars: The Force of Sound (2018)
as Himself (archive footage)
I Am Your Father (2015)
as Himself
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)
as Himself - Interviewee
Wings: Grandeur in the Sky (2012)
as Himself
Michael Curtiz: The Greatest Director You Never Heard Of (2012)
as Interviewee
BURN·E (2008)
as WALL·E / M-O
WALL·E (2008)
as WALL·E / M-O (voice)
Robby the Robot: Engineering a Sci-Fi Icon (2006)
as Himself
RKO Production 601: The Making of Kong (2005)
as Himself
Ben-Hur: The Epic That Changed Cinema (2005)
as Himself
When Star Wars Ruled the World (2004)
as Himself
Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy (2004)
as Himself - Sound Designer
From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in 'Episode II' (2002)
as Himself
From 'Star Wars' to 'Jedi': The Making of a Saga (1983)
as Himself
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Sound Designer
The Signal (2014)
Sound Designer
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Sound Designer
Lincoln (2012)
Sound Designer
Red Tails (2012)
Editor
Red Tails (2012)
Sound Designer
Super 8 (2011)
Sound Designer
Super 8 (2011)
Supervising Sound Editor
Up (2009)
Sound Effects
Star Trek (2009)
Special Sound Effects
WALL·E (2008)
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
WALL·E (2008)
Supervising Sound Editor
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Sound Designer
Munich (2005)
Sound Designer
Munich (2005)
Supervising Sound Editor
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Editor
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Sound Designer
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Editor
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Sound Designer
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Daredevils of the Desert (1999)
Editor
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Oganga, the Giver and Taker of Life (1999)
Editor
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Demons of Deception (1999)
Editor
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Tales of Innocence (1999)
Sound Designer
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Editor
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Sound Designer
Treasure of the Hidden Planet (1997)
Screenplay
Special Effects: Anything Can Happen (1996)
Director
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Attack of the Hawkmen (1995)
Director
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Attack of the Hawkmen (1995)
Editor
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Attack of the Hawkmen (1995)
Writer
Destiny in Space (1994)
Director
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Mystery of the Blues (1993)
Second Unit Director
The True Story of Glory Continues (1991)
Director
Blue Planet (1990)
Director
Always (1989)
Sound Designer
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Sound Designer
Willow (1988)
Sound Designer
Star Wars: Droids - The Great Heep (1986)
Associate Producer
Star Wars: Droids - The Great Heep (1986)
Writer
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Sound Designer
Return of the Jedi (1983)
Sound Designer
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Sound Designer
Porklips Now (1980)
Military Consultant
The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Sound Designer
Alien (1979)
Sound Designer
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Sound Effects
The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)
Sound Effects
Star Wars (1977)
Sound Designer
Death Race 2000 (1975)
Sound Designer