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Ben Burtt

Ben Burtt was born in New York, USA. Though he is a writer, an editor and a director, he is best known for his work as a sound designer. Ben has worked on many Pixar and Star Trek movies and all of the Star Wars movies. He is credited for creating Chewbacca's voice and sounds as well as the voice of Yoda and several others.


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Born:
Jul 12, 1948 In Jamesville, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
72
First Appeared:
In the movie Star Wars: The Magic & the Mystery
Latest Project:
Movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi 2017-12-15

Won 2 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 45 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Star Trek
Poster of WALL·E
Poster of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Poster of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Filmography
Movie Wings Unknown 2018
Movie The Dark Crystal Unknown 2018
Movie Up Unknown 2018
Movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi Unknown 2017-12-15
Series Star Trek Continues Unknown 2016
Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens Unknown 2015-12-18
Movie Star Wars: Battlefront Unknown 2015
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Unknown 2014-03-01
Movie The Signal Unknown 2014
Movie Escape from Planet Earth Unknown 2013
Movie Star Trek Into Darkness Unknown 2013-05-16
Movie John Carter Unknown 2012
Movie Lincoln Unknown 2012-11-16
Series One Hit Wonderland Unknown 2012-04-07
Movie Red Tails Unknown 2012-01-20
Movie Super 8 Unknown 2011-06-10
Movie Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II Unknown 2010-10-26
Movie Star Trek Unknown 2009-05-08
Movie Star Trek: Ben Burtt & the Sounds of Star Trek Himself 2009-11-17
Movie The 81st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2009-02-22
Movie Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Unknown 2008
Movie WALL·E WALL·E / M-O / Robots 2008-06-27
Movie Adventures in Post-Production Himself - Sound Design & Supervising Sound Editor 2008-10-14
Movie Burn-E Unknown 2008-11-18
Movie WALL·E WALL·E / M-O 2008-06-24
Movie Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Unknown 2008-05-22
Movie Heart of an Empire Himself 2007-03-31
Movie Munich Unknown 2006-01-06
Movie Star Wars Empire at War: Forces of Corruption Unknown 2006
Movie Abominable Unknown 2006
Movie Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Unknown 2005-05-19
Movie Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Unknown 2005-05-04
Series Star Wars: Clone Wars Unknown 2005
Movie Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords Unknown 2004-12-06
Movie Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy Unknown 2004-09-20
Movie Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy Unknown 2003-10-21
Movie Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Unknown 2003-07-18
Movie The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Trenches of Hell Unknown 2002
Movie Star Wars: The Clone Wars Unknown 2002
Movie Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter Unknown 2002-03-11
Movie Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Unknown 2002-05-16
Movie R2-D2: Beneath the Dome Unknown 2001-11-25
Movie The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: The Perils of Cupid Unknown 2000-09-19
Movie Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Unknown 1999-05-19
Movie Star Wars: The Magic & the Mystery Himself - Sound Designer 1997
Movie The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Travels with Father Unknown 1996
Movie The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Treasure of the Peacock's Eye Unknown 1995
Movie The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Hollywood Follies Unknown 1994
Movie The 62nd Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1990-03-26
Series Saturday Disney Unknown 1990-01-20
Series Troldspejlet Unknown 1989-02-03
Movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Unknown 1989-05-24
Movie Always Unknown 1989-12-22
Movie Willow Unknown 1988
Series American Experience Unknown 1988-10-04
Movie Howard the Duck Unknown 1986-08-01
Movie Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Unknown 1984-05-23
Movie The 55th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1983-04-11
Movie Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Unknown 1983-05-25
Movie The 54th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1982-03-29
Movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Unknown 1982-06-11
Movie Raiders of the Lost Ark Unknown 1981-06-12
Movie SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back Himself 1980-09-22
Movie Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Unknown 1980-06-20
Movie More American Graffiti Unknown 1979-08-03
Movie The 50th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1978-04-03
Movie The Star Wars Holiday Special Unknown 1978-11-17
Movie Invasion of the Body Snatchers Unknown 1978-12-22
Movie Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Unknown 1977-05-25
Movie The Making of 'Star Wars' Unknown 1977-09-16
Movie Death Race 2000 Unknown 1975
Series Film 2017 Unknown 1971-11-16