Bud Westmore – make-up artist

Bud Westmore (13 January 1918 – 24 June 1973) was a make-up artist in Hollywood and son of George Westmore, a member of the Westmore family prominent in Hollywood make-up. He is …

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Rick Baker – makeup artist

Richard A. “Rick” Baker – born December 8, 1950 in Binghamton, New York – is an American special makeup effects artist known for his creature effects. As a teen, Baker …

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Dick Smith – special effects makeup artist

Richard Emerson “Dick” Smith (born June 26, 1922, died July 30 2014) was an American special effects make-up artist (nicknamed “The Godfather of Make-Up”) known for his pioneering work on such films as Little Big Man, The …

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Mike Hill – artist and sculptor

Mike Hill is a Los Angeles-based sculptor, originally from Warrington, Cheshire in England, who specialises in ultra-realistic models of monsters from classic horror films. His work includes small figures for …

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Stuart Freeborn – make-up artist

Stuart Freeborn (5 September 1914 – 5 February 2013) was a veteran British motion picture make-up artist who died recently. He has been referred to as the “grandfather of modern make-up design” and is perhaps best …

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Jack P. Pierce – makeup artist

Jack P. Pierce (born Janus Piccoula; May 5, 1889 – July 19, 1968) was a Hollywood makeup artist most famous for creating the iconic makeup worn by Boris Karloff in Universal Studios’ 1931 adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, along with various …

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