Dennis Muren ( born November 1, 1946 in Glendale, California ) is an American special effects creator of American cinema. He became known as visual effects supervisor on the Star Wars movies by George Lucas.
Dennis Muren won eight Oscars for Visual Effects and for some other films he was nominated. In 2003 he received on the eDIT Filmmaker's Festival with Festival Honors an award for his outstanding achievements as a VFX supervisor.
Muren is married to the filmmaker and landscape architect Zara Muren and they have two children. They currently live in California.
For marked with * Movies Muren received the Academy Award for Visual Effects.