‘Star Wars’ artist Colin Cantwell, X-wing and Death Star designer, dies at 90

  • Arts
  • Tuesday, 24 May 2022

In the 'Star Wars' galaxy, Colin Cantwell designed and made prototypes for the Death Star, X-wing, TIE fighter and Imperial Star Destroyer. Photo: Handout

Colin Cantwell, who designed some of the most iconic images featured throughout the Star Wars movies, has died at age 90.

Partner Sierra Dall told The Hollywood Reporter that the artist died at his home in Colorado on May 21. A cause of death has not been released.

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