Behind the Mask Artists

Norman Reynolds

Born: March 26, 1934
Died: April 2, 2023


Production designer for "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi," among many other films.

Made a diagram of the "Supertrooper II" (Prototype Mockup), the character that would become Boba Fett. His name is also noted on some schematics for a helmet and jetpack, also before it was labeled for the bounty hunter.

According to Lucasfilm's obituary, he passed away on April 1st or 2nd, 2023. One source says April 2nd. Most obituaries from newspapers say April 6, which is incorrect and the date of the public announcement about his passing.

Last updated: April 18, 2023
Article ID: 199