Though mostly Winston specialized in scary monsters, his friendly robots from Heartbeeps and A.I. made it clear that he could also create creatures who were heartbreakingly cute. One of his most famous creations was the pointy-fingered, gentle Goth heartthrob Edward Scissorhands, played by Johnny Depp in the eponymous film. Winston designed Edward's entire look, and you can see wisps of his evil monsters in this lonely boy who slices up everyone he gets close to. Somehow Depp manages to make that leather outfit, Robert Smith hair, and razor fingers into a figure of enduring pathos. Other friendly creatures Winston designed include the half-human, half-animal experiments in Island of Doctor Moreau, as well as the mutant kangaroos in Tank Girl.

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