From Alien to Back to the Future: the films of Ron Cobb – in pictures – USA DAILY NEWS

From Alien to Back to the Future: the films of Ron Cobb – in pictures

The storied career of the cartoonist turned conceptual and production designer took him to the stars and back, working on films such as Star Wars, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Alien, Total Recall and Back to the Future. Cobb created elaborate aliens, awe-inspiring spaceships and unique landscapes, and worked closely with James Cameron and Steven Spielberg. Cobb died this week aged 83

Main image:
Total Recall, 1990
Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo