Marvel art director, production designer 56

Marvel Studios art director and production designer Ray Chan contributed Guardians of the GalaxyThree The Avengers Movies, upcoming Deadpool & Wolverine Also, dead. He is 56 years old.

Chan died on Tuesday near his home in Wales, his family announced. No cause of death was reported.

„Ray is truly one of the best in so many ways,” they said. „He had a zest for life that was sadly curtailed and will be sorely missed. He loved his life and lived a rich and wonderful life, and his memory will live on through the people he knew and the pictures he helped make happen.

Chan served as supervising art director Thor: The Dark World (2013), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Dr. Weird (2016) and The The Avengers movies Age of Ultron (2015), Infinity War (2018) and The end game (2019)

He was also an art director Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) and production designer on the 2021 miniseries The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves (2023) and Shawn Levy Deadpool & WolverineIt stars Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman and hits theaters in July.

„He was a creative force to be reckoned with Deadpool & Wolverine Writers, Director and Stars,” Reynolds said On social media.

„I don't pretend to know every chapter of Ray's heart, but I do know that it's extraordinary to meet someone with artistic talent who simultaneously moved the world with such immortal humanity.

„He created worlds anew – and did so in the most inclusive and inclusive ways. Ray was unparalleled. He will be missed by many, but most of all by his family.”

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“I last saw Ray exactly two weeks ago. One [the] The last thing I told him was that he does magic and there is no one on earth like him. He and I give each other lots of good-natured aces. So … of all the last things you can say to someone you love, this is a small scrap of comfort that I'll hang on to forever.

Levy said: „Ray did more than shape the world of our film; he illuminated the world around him. Truly, anyone who knew Ray, or was lucky enough to collaborate with him as we did, experienced this beacon of a man: kind, loving, steadfastly dedicated and relentlessly inspiring – Ray Rarely worked with a cheerful and infectious humanity.”

The eldest of three children of Hong Kong immigrants, Raymond Chan was born on 1 December 1967 in Oldham, Greater Manchester. His mother is a mechanical worker and his father is a bus driver. He graduated from Liverpool School of Art with a graphic design degree and then moved to London to join the new Film and Television MA postgraduate program at Kingston College of Art.

After graduating and working as a butcher, Chan worked as an art department assistant Secret Rapture (1993), then Senior Draftsman Hackers (1995) among other films Johnny English (2003), A national treasure (2004), Alien vs. Predator (2004), children of men (2006), Flyboys (2006), Night and Day (2010) and Robin Hood (2010)

Chan worked with production designer Charles Wood on six Marvel films and a total of 10 feature films.

“Every film is amazing [puts out]It's always a very involved process, for me and Charlie, each one is unique and challenging,” Chan said. 2018 Interview with Loans. „Guardians of the Galaxy is different UltronIt's different Dr. Weird.

Infinity Wars Perhaps the biggest challenge. It comes as a collaboration with a great studio like Marvel. There are great screenwriters, directors, and they bring a lot to the table. They'll come up with ideas first and we'll knock it off.

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In a statement The Hollywood ReporterWood Chan „was an incredible talent, a great designer, a true artist and an inspiring and determined leader. Ray was filled with great compassion, endless generosity and wonderful humor; he had extraordinary energy and was deeply admired by all who met him.

„From sanatorium to sanctum sanctorum, Ray brings to the screen unique, living worlds that span the reaches of space to a Louisiana fishing boat,” Marvel said. „He was also a wonderful friend and colleague.”

In 2015 and 2020, Chan won the Art Directors Guild's Production Design Awards for Excellence. Guardians of the Galaxy And The end gamerespectively.

Survivors include his wife, Lindsey; his sons, Casper and Sebastian; and his niece Danielle.

„When not occupied by family or movies, Ray often had his mind on one of three things, each of which, in another life, Ray would have excelled at: food, which Ray loved dearly. He was a first-rate chef and a philanthropist, cooking for family and friends; cars, his favorite. A Range Rover P38, a Jeep's engine or Formula One mechanics; his estate in Cowbridge, Wales, which he planned with his usual flair for design The sound of music Being a strong will.”

Any stories or memories of Chan may be left Here. Donations may be made in his memory Stroke Association.

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