We have learned the very sad news that Emmy award winning and Oscar nominated Art Director and Production Designer Rodger E. Maus, who worked for many of Irwin Allen's productions, passed away on 16th March 2017 at the age of 84. You only have to browse around our site to see the results of his work, be it the design of the Lost in Space Space Pod or the sub-orbital spaceship, the Spindrift, from Land of the Giants.

Rodger E. Maus Space Pod and Spindrift

We were honoured to meet with Rodger Maus in 1992 in Los Angeles and he was a charming gentleman. Below is a photograph of Rodger reading our Land of the Giants 25th Anniversary Special.

Rodger E. Maus Art Director and Production Designer

Rodger Ernest Maus Obituary


Land of the Giants stars Gary Conway and Deanna Lund will be attending the Chicago Hollywood Show on 24-26 March 2017. The show is being held at the Hyatt Rosemont / Chicago O'Hare Airport Hotel, 6350 N. River Road, Rosemont, Illinois, 60018. Also attending in Chicago are Irwin Allen stars BarBara Luna (Five Weeks in a Balloon) and Richard Chamberlain (Towering Inferno, Swarm).

Chicago Hollywood Show Attendees List

Lawrence Montaigne

Lawrence Montaigne, a guest in several Irwin Allen TV episodes, passed away on 17th March 2017 at the age of 86. Irwin Allen fans will know him from The Time Tunnel episodes Massacre (as Yellow Elk, 1966) and Idol of Death (as Captain Alvarado, 1967) as well as Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea episode Man-Beast (as Dr. Braddock, 1968) . He also appeared as Dr. Aguila in the City Beneath the Sea presentation reel in 1969. We understand that he has recently been working on revising his autobiography for Jacobs Brown Press based upon his book "A Vulcan Odyssey."

Hollywood Reporter Obituary



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