Rick Baker (makeup artist)

Richard "Rick" Baker ( born December 8, 1950 in Binghamton, New York) is an American artist and actor.

Life and career

Baker is one of the most sought-after makeup artist in Hollywood and can be seen, among other things as an actor on the silver screen. His make-up artists feats include the make -up effects by, for example, American Werewolf in London (1981) and Planet of the Apes ( 2001). He has been repeatedly awarded the Oscar for best makeup. Baker also drew the cover for the anthology comic " Bela Lugosi 's Tales from the Grave ".

A cameo Baker had 1985 in the film upside down in the night by John Landis.

Filmography ( major works )


Rick Baker won the Oscar for Best Make -up seven times:

In addition, he was nominated five times in the same category: