Colin Cantwell, who designed the Death Star for Star Wars, died at the age of 90

Creator of the Death Star for Star Wars Colin Cantwell died at 90
He also designed many of the spaceships for SW and other movies.

Colin Cantwell, who designed spaceships for the Star Wars movies, has died. The designer was 90 years old and died at his home in Colorado last Saturday.

Cantwell's partner, Sierra Dall, confirmed the sad news. Cantwell designed Star Wars' most important spaceship, the Death Star. In addition, he created prototypes of the X-wing Starfighter, TIE fighter and other ships.

Colin also worked on other films such as 2001: A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and others, writes The Hollywood Reporter.

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