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Randy Thom is a sound designer, supervising sound editor and supervising sound mixer for the How to Train Your Dragon Films.


Randy Thom worked in radio in Berkley, California in the 1970's, but wanted to work in Film Sound. After an impromptu visit to the set of American Graffiti. He would then move on to Apocalypse Now and from there his film sound career took off. He has worked on well over 70 films, and became a staff member at Lucasfilm's Skywalker Sound facility in 1983.

Randy Thom has been nominated for 57 different awards and won 20 of those. This includes an Oscar for Best Sound in 1984 for his work on The Right Stuff and then again in 2005 for Best Achievement in Sound Editing on The Incredibles.

Selected Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1980 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Sound Effects Recording Film
1980 Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Sound Effects (uncredited) Film
1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Sound Mixer & Re-Recording Mixer Film
1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Re-Recording Mixer Film
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Additional Sound Effects Film
1988 Spaceballs Sound Designer & Re-Recording Mixer Film

DreamWorks Dragons Franchise Filmography

Year Title Voice role Notes
2010 How to Train Your Dragon Sound Designer, Supervising Sound Editor, Re-Recording Mixer Feature film
2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 Re-Recording Mixer, Supervising Sound Designer, Supervising Sound Editor
Toothless (voice)
Feature film
2019 How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Supervising Sound Designer, Supervising Sound Editor (uncredited) Feature film


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