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Danny Lee (special effects artist)

Daniel West Lee (July 9, 1919 – November 28, 2014), better known simply as Danny Lee, was an American special effects artist. He was known for his work on Arthur Penn's Bonnie and Clyde, most notably orchestrating the film's famous, bullet-ridden finale in which the title duo are killed in a hail of gunfire. He was also known for contributing effects work to over fifty live-action features for The Walt Disney Company between 1959 and 1980, including Mary Poppins, The Love Bug, and Academy Award-winning work on Bedknobs and Broomsticks.[1][2]

Danny Lee
BornDaniel West Lee
(1919-07-09)July 9, 1919
DiedNovember 28, 2014(2014-11-28) (aged 95)
Prescott, Arizona
OccupationSpecial effects artist
Years active1955–1980


  1. ^ "Danny Lee, Special Effects Man on 'Bonnie and Clyde,' Dies at 95". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2014-12-18.
  2. ^ "The 44th Academy Awards (1972) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2014-12-18.

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