The Trustees of Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation work to ensure that Ray’s outstanding contribution to film and popular culture lives on.
Vanessa HarryhausenVanessa Harryhausen is a Trustee of the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation, and is Ray’s daughter. Vanessa grew up around her father’s films and creations, being on set for all of his film from ‘The Valley of Gwangi‘ until ‘Clash of the Titans‘. Vanessa later became a Trustee of the Foundation, and is passionate about […]
Simon MackintoshSimon Mackintosh is a Trustee of the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation. Simon is a former solicitor, having recently retired from Turcan Connell, where he was sometime Chairman of the Partnership. He has long-standing involvement with the Harryhausen family and the Foundation, and brings specialist knowledge of charity law and related matters to the Board of […]
John WalshJohn Walsh is a trustee of the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation. He is a double BAFTA nominated filmmaker whose work focuses on social justice giving a voice to otherwise unheard contributors. After graduating from the London Film School, John founded his own film production company, Walsh Bros Ltd, which became one of the UK’s […]
Randy CookRandall William Cook is an Advisor to the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation. He is an American special effects artist who has worked on a number of celebrated films, including ‘The Gate’, ‘Ghostbusters’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy. At the suggestion of animation director Bob Clampett, in 1975 Cook applied for and was […]
Caroline MunroCaroline Munro is an Advisor to the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation, having previously served on the Board of Trustees. One of Caroline’s most memorable roles is that of the female lead, Margiana, in Ray Harryhausen’s ‘The Golden Voyage Of Sinbad’ (1973). During filming, she developed a friendship with the Harryhausen family which lasts to […]