December 18, 2011

Rick Baker - Master Make-Up Artist

According to Entertainment Weekly, the real star of An American Werewolf in London is the Oscar-winning transformation effects by Rick Baker, which changed the face of horror makeup in the 1980s.

Here's a short Documentary on him and John Landis:

Short segment from the early 1990's Christopher Reeve hosted show, FX Masters, with make-up fx master RIck Baker, discussing his admiration for stop motion animation legend Ray Harryhausen, and also demonstrating the Harry animatronic head, from 'Harry and the Hendersons':

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