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Rob Legato
RobLegato
Legato at the 2012 Vanity Fair Post Oscar Party
3 Nominations / 2 Wins
Role Visual Effects
Born May 6, 1956
Ocean Township, New Jersey, USA
 

Robert Legato is an American visual effects supervisor, second unit director and second unit director of photography. He has been nominated and won several Academy Awards. Prior to his work in film, he was a Visual Effects Supervisor for "Star Trek: The Next Generation" from 1987 to 1992, and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" in 1993. His work on the Star Trek franchise earned him three Emmy nominations and two wins. Legato is a member of Directors Guild of America (DGA), American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and the Visual Effects Society (VES).

Wins

70th Academy Awards, 1997
Best Visual EffectsTitanic (shared with Thomas L. Fisher, Michael Kanfer, and Mark A. Lasoff)
84th Academy Awards, 2011
Best Visual EffectsHugo (shared with Joss Williams, Ben Grossmann, and Alex Henning)

Nominations

68th Academy Awards, 1995
Best Visual EffectsApollo 13 (shared with Leslie Ekker, Michael Kanfer, and Matt Sweeney)
70th Academy Awards, 1997
Best Visual EffectsTitanic (shared with Thomas L. Fisher, Michael Kanfer, and Mark A. Lasoff)
84th Academy Awards, 2011
Best Visual EffectsHugo (shared with Joss Williams, Ben Grossmann, and Alex Henning)

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