Stuart freeborn, Yoda’s creator, passes away

Stuart Freeborn, the British pioneering movie makeup artist behind creatures such as Yoda and Chewbacca in the Star Wars films, has died. He was 98.

Freeborn’s career also included work with Stanley Kubrick that yielded the memorable ape-men from “2001: A Space Odyssey” and the many different faces of Peter Sellers’ characters in “Doctor Strangelove.”