Ben Burtt

Highest Rated: 95% WALL-E (2008)
Lowest Rated: 60% Fog City Mavericks (2007)
Birthday: Jul 12, 1948
Birthplace: Not Available
Sound editor Ben Burtt has played a crucial role in creating the magical ambiance of George Lucas' classic sci-fi fantasy adventure series Star Wars and Indiana Jones; it was he who created the "voices" for R2D2, Chewbacca and E.T. In addition to his brilliant work with Lucas, Burtt has also worked on numerous other fantasy films during the '70s and '80s. Among his best are Kaufman's remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) and Steven Spielberg's Always (1989). Prior to coming to films, he studied physics at Allegheny College, PA, and film production at USC. During the latter part of the '80s, he began working as a television writer, editor, and second-unit director for assorted Lucasfilm projects.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Chesley Bonestell: A Brush With the Future Actor 2019
No Score Yet The Master's Touch: Hitchcock's Signature Style Actor 2011
No Score Yet BURN-E Actor 2008
95% WALL-E WALL-E/M-O $223.8M 2008
60% Fog City Mavericks Actor 2007
No Score Yet Special Effects Screenwriter Director 1996
No Score Yet Destiny in Space Director 1994
No Score Yet American Gangster Director 1992
83% Blue Planet Director 1991
No Score Yet The True Story of Glory Continues Director 1991
No Score Yet The Dream Is Alive Director 1985