Best known for his works in the Star Trek Media Franchise, Model Gregory Jein met his demise at the age of 76, his miniature models added to the vibe of the sci-fi media franchise star trek, he passed away last month but the news of his death came out much later.
Model Designer Gregory Jein dies at 76
Gregory Jein, the model designer who made a mark in history with his excellent work in the production of the Star Trek show passed away on the 22nd of May this year due to a cardiac arrest while he was also locked in a struggle against other health issues which included diabetes, yet the news of his death was made public much later by the family due to reasons they weren’t willing to share, his demise leaves a big gap in the model making industry.
Deeply saddened by passing of legendary modelmaker Gregory Jein, whose work ranged from Dark Star to Firefox, Buckaroo Banzai, Hunt for Red October, Close Encounters and Star Trek. The world of fantastic filmmaking has gotten a little smaller with the passing of Greg Jein. pic.twitter.com/RJKbEQK8UC
— Michael Okuda (@MikeOkuda) June 28, 2022
Who was Gregory Jein?
Born on the 31st of October in the year 1945, Gregory attended the Audodon Junior High and Dorsey high Schools, his career in the film industry began when he made miniature models for the series Flesh Gordon and got major recognition when his work in the Steven Spielberg film Close Encounters of the Third Count.
Although getting his break in the Steven Spielberg Sci-fi film, Gregory is best known for his work in the 1979 Star Trek Film, for long he maintained ties with the franchise as his models of planets and giant spaceships were excelling.
Netizens mourn the loss of Gregory Jein
Everyone is shocked at the news of the demise of Gregory Jein, who was involved in the hit projects like Dark Star, Firefox, Buckaroo Banzai, Hunt for Red October, Close Encounters and Star Trek
Movie makers looked up to him as inspiration are saddened at the news of his demise