Obituary: Movie Poster Illustrator John Alvin

John Alvin, who created posters for E.T., YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, STAR WARS, ALIEN JURASSIC PARK, LORD OF THE RINGS, and HARRY POTTER – died on February 6 at the age of 59, from a heart attack. Alvin began his career in 1974 with BLAZING SADDLES; he also created posters for Disney animated films: ALADDIN, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE LITTLE MERMAID, PINOCCHIO, and THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME.
Newsday.com has an obituary here.

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