A large version of the legendary Lego figure on display in a shop in Hong Kong in November 2013. Photo: SCMP/Edmond So

Creator of iconic Lego figure Jens Nygaard Knudsen dead at 78

  • Former designer for Danish toy brick maker died from ALS while in hospice care, according to ex-colleague
  • Legendary figure with interchangeable legs and torsos was released in 1978
Topic |   Obituaries
A large version of the legendary Lego figure on display in a shop in Hong Kong in November 2013. Photo: SCMP/Edmond So
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