John Rosengrant

John Rosengrant

John Rosengrant

John Rosengrant is a puppeteer, actor, & co-owner of Legacy Effects, a special effects company that has provided work for The Mandalorian—assisting in designing and fabricating The Child.

After majoring in Fine Arts at Louisiana State University, Animatronic and Special Effects Makeup Character Creator John Rosengrant relocated to Los Angeles and in 1983 joined character effects maestro Stan Winston. For over two decades John played a pivotal role at Stan Winston Studio, helping to create iconic characters and groundbreaking effects. John honed his craft working on diverse projects ranging from the entire The Terminator series, the Jurassic Park series, Aliens, Predator, Edward Scissorhands, all the way to the state-of-the-art Hybrid Special Character Effects in Avatar.

Following Stan Winston’s untimely passing in 2008, John, along with his esteemed colleagues Alan Scott, Shane Mahan, and Lindsay Macgowan founded Legacy Effects, continuing on in Stan’s great tradition of artistry and innovation. Some of John’s other projects include John Carter of Mars, Real Steel, Twilight Breaking Dawn, Iron Man 3, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie, Oblivion, Life of Pi Movie, Jurassic World, Terminator Genisys, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, & Avengers: Age of Ultron.