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Robert J. Schiffer

Robert J. Schiffer



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Also Known As: Died: April 26, 2005
Born: Cause of Death: complications from a stroke
Birth Place: Profession: Make-Up ...


Make-Up (feature film)

Tough Guys (1986) as Makeup Supervisor
Archie Long and Harry Doyle are a pair of old-time criminals, jailed for 30 years after committing the last train robbery in the US. Upon their release, Harry, the older of the two, must go to a nursing home, while Archie is offered a chance at menial employment. Neither will be allowed to contact the other for three years, a jarring proposition that doesn''t sit well with either man. Meanwhile, Deke Yablonski, the lawman who arrested them, keeps an eye on Harry and Archie, convinced that they will return to a life of crime.
I-Man (1986)
An adventure movie about a family that becomes virtually indestructable. Every son thinks his father is indestructable and Eric Wilder's dad really is. Eric's dad Jeffrey's super human gift is noticed after he is exposed to a mysterious gas. Since Jeffrey is now a man that no one can destroy or kill
My Science Project (1985) as Makeup Supervisor
A group of high-school kids uncover a mysterious devide that can transport them into diffent time warps.
Baby ... Secret Of The Lost Legend (1985) as Makeup Supervisor
While two scientists are on an expedition in the rain forest to find and study fossils they discover some living dinosaurs, two brontosauruses and their hatchling. The scientists intend to protect these creatures, but have fend off a tribe of native warriors and an unprincipled scientist to do so.
Country (1984) as Makeup Supervisor
A midwestern farm family struggles to stay together when the government attempts to foreclose on their loan and take their land away.
Splash (1984) as Makeup Supervisor
A careless playboy finds love with a land-locked mermaid.
Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983) as Creative Makeup
Two boys find themselves in a tangled web when a strange carnival comes to town, accompanied by the eerie proprietor who claims to grant your every wish...for the price you are willing to pay.
Tron (1982) as Makeup Supervisor
A computer genius falls into the game he''''s designed and has to fight an evil intelligence he accidentally created.
Devil And Max Devlin, The (1981) as Makeup Supervisor
When Max Devlin is killed in a car crash, he goes to hell where he makes a bargain with the Devil. If Max can convince three innocent people to sell him their souls within a two month period, he can go back to earth and resume living his life.
Condorman (1981) as Makeup Supervisor
Cartoonist and lower level CIA employee Woody turns into the superhero that he draws for comic books. While visiting a friend in Paris, Woody is sent on an errand and mistaken for an espionage agent by a Russian spy, who decides that she wants him to help her defect. In order to help her and foil th
Last Flight of Noah's Ark, The (1980) as Makeup Supervisor
A B-29 bomber has an unusual roster of guests onboard: A man running away from bookies, a missionary, two children who have stowed away, and some farm animals. On the way to the South Pacific, the plane is forced to make an emergency landing, and they all find themselves stranded on a remote tropica
Herbie Goes Bananas (1980) as Makeup Supervisor
The owners of a magical Volkswagen drive through Latin America on the way to a Brazilian race.
The Black Hole (1979) as Makeup Supervisor
Researchers discover a lost space ship on the edge of a black hole.
North Avenue Irregulars, The (1979) as Makeup
When crooks set up operations in a traditional town, a minister and a group of church ladies are willing to do anything, no matter how wacky, to get them out.
Cat From Outer Space, The (1978) as Makeup
A UFO is stranded on earth and impounded by the US government. Its pilot, a cat with a collar that has special powers, including the ability to allow the cat to communicate with humans, has eluded the authorities and needs the help of a man named Frank in order to reclaim and repair his ship to get back home.
Return From Witch Mountain (1978) as Makeup
A mad scientist kidnaps an alien teen with amazing powers.
Herbie Goes To Monte Carlo (1977) as Makeup
Thieves plant stolen diamonds under the hood of a magical Volkswagen.
Pete's Dragon (1977) as Makeup
A boy leaves his abusive foster family and becomes friends with a dragon.
The Shaggy D.A. (1976) as Makeup
A lawyer running for district attorney starts turning into a large sheep dog at awkward moments.
Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972) as Makeup
Dexter Riley is studying science at Medfield College. While working with two of his science major friends, they invent an invisibility spray. Before long, a group of thieves find out about the spray which would be the perfect tool in helping them in their next bank robbery and Dexter and his friends
Napoleon and Samantha (1972) as Makeup
Two children run off with a pet lion.
Snowball Express (1972) as Makeup
When John Baxter inherits a ski resort in the Rocky Mountains, he quits his job in New York and moves the family west to run it. Only to find that the place is a wreck. But together they decide to try to fix it up and run it. But Martin Ridgeway, who wants the property, does everything he can to ensure it will fail.
The Biscuit Eater (1972) as Makeup
Two Georgia boys of different races work together to take care of a feral dog and train him for a fence-jumping contest.
The Million Dollar Duck (1971) as Makeup
To save it from being put to death, Professor Albert Dooley takes home a dumb duck from the research laboratory, which accidentally was exposed to X-rays. At home he discovers that it lays now golden eggs. Since he's broke all the time, his family welcomes this new source of income greatly, and tries to keep it secret. But their greedy neighbors become suspicious.
The Barefoot Executive (1971) as Makeup
A young man discovers a chimp with a knack for picking winning TV programs.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) as Makeup
An apprentice witch and three war orphans try to prevent the Nazi invasion of England.
Scandalous John (1971) as Makeup
John McCanless was once a gunslinger and has become a cranky old rancher. There is a plan to build a dam which would flood his property. John has no intention of selling his land and is determined to fight the dam to the end if necessary, and an illegal immigrant friend and John's daughter are ther
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1970) as Makeup
A problem student accidentally mind melds with a super computer.
The Boatniks (1970) as Makeup
Castle Keep (1969) as Makeup
A small group of American GIs fight to save the castle they''''re stationed in during World War II.
The Hallelujah Trail (1965) as Makeup
Indians, soldiers and temperance women fight to control a wagon train hauling whiskey across the West.
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) as Makeup
An aging American judge presides over the trial of Nazi war criminals.
Forty Guns (1957) as Makeup
An authoritarian rancher, who rules an Arizona county with her private posse of hired guns, finds herself falling for the new marshal who comes to set things straight.
Crime of Passion (1957) as Makeup
An executive''s wife barters sex for her husband''s business success.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Bigfoot (1987)
A "Disney Sunday Movie" about two single parents who take their children on a camping vacation. When the two children get into danger, they are rescued by the giant Sasquatch, a legendary creature more commonly known as Bigfoot. When the creature is in danger of being captured and exploited, the chi

Cast (special)

Masters of Fantasy: Stan Winston (1997) as Interviewee
Biographic profile of Academy Award winner Stan Winston, who has created the creature effects for some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters including "The Terminator," "The Relic," "Congo," "Edward Scissorhands," "Batman Returns" and "The Lost World." The special features interviews with industry pee

Visual Effects (special)

Fuzzbucket (1986) as Fuzzbuckets Creator
An invisible creature becomes friends with a 12-year-old boy and helps him get out of trouble from time to time.

Make-Up (special)

The Ghosts of Buxley Hall (1980) as Makeup Artist
The ghost of a military school''s founder enlists a young cadet to help keep the place from going coed.

Visual Effects (TV Mini-Series)

Earth Star Voyager (1988)
Six young people are forced to take command of an interstellar spaceship and proceed with a life-and-death mission, when their captain mysteriously disappears.

Make-Up (TV Mini-Series)

Donovan's Kid (1979) as Makeup

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