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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Make-Up (feature film)

1.
Something the Lord Made (2004)
The true-life account of how Alfred Blalock, a white Johns Hopkins surgeon, and Vivien Thomas, a black medical technician pioneered the processes leading to successful open-heart surgery in the 1940s.
2.
Tomcats (2001)
Michael Delaney is a struggling cartoonist who must get his best friend, avowed bachelor Kyle Brenner, to wed within 30 days in order to win a bet and save himself from financial ruin. Things get complicated when Michael falls for Natalie Parker, the woman he propositioned to be Kyle's bride.
3.
Men of Honor (2000) as Special Makeup Effects (Digital Filmworks/Additional Visual Effects)
Chronicles the inspirational, true-life exploits of Carl Brashear, who became the Navy's first African-American Master Diver. Brashear runs into formidable opposition in the form of Billy Sunday, a rebellious senior officer and celebrated Master Chief Navy Diver. But it is Sunday who ultimately help
4.
Drowning Mona (2000) as Special Makeup Effects
Somewhat north of Manhattan lies the quiet little town of Verplanck, New York. Nothing really exciting happens there but that isn't to say that life in Verplanck is boring. For one thing, the automobile of choice is the Yugo. For another, there seem to be more landscapers than land. But strangest of
5.
Rage: Carrie 2 (1999) as Special Make-Up Effects Designer & Creator
After the suicide of her only friend, Rachel has never felt more on the outside. The one person who reached out to her, Jessie, also happens to be part of the popular crowd that lives to torment outsiders like her. But Rachel has something else that separates her from the rest, a secret ability to m
6.
City of Angels (1998) as Makeup Effects Designer/Creator (The Burman Studios)
An angel comes to earth and falls in love with the woman he''s assigned to watch over.
7.
Star Kid (1997) as Special Makeup Effects Design/Creation
A skinny, introverted seventh-grader, Spencer Griffith, can neither find the confidence to confront the class bully who's been harassing him, nor can he summon the courage to talk to a pretty girl. Thusly when his teacher encourages him to 'face his fears' and he just can't, Spencer loses faith in h
8.
Con Air (1997) as Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio)
When a group of the most dangerous and notorious prisoners in the United States penal system are transferred to a new super-maximum security facility, parolee Cameron Poe hitches a ride on their Con Air transport flight only to find himself embroiled in a meticulously planned mid-air hijacking masterminded by Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. On the ground, it''s up to U.S. Marshal Vince Larkin to avert the takeover and prevent his overzealous superiors from blowing the aircraft and its passengers to oblivion.
9.
For Hope (1996)
An active and dedicated schoolteacher is stricken with the degenerative and potentially fatal disease, scleroderma. Raising a teenage son on her own, Hope turns to her family and brother for support. Her family is devastated, as they have already lost Hope's sister to an early death, but they come t
10.
Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) as Special Makeup Effects
Spoof of the Robin Hood legend.
11.
Body Snatchers (1993) as Makeup Effects Designer
This remake is in keeping with the spirit of Don Siegel''s 1956 classic "Invasion of the Body Snatchers," where alien forces take over the bodies of humans, forcing the uninfested to band together. This updated version focuses on an EPA scientist and his family.
12.
Wayne's World (1992) as Special Makeup Effects
Film based on the skit from NBC's "Saturday Night Live." Wayne and Garth are happy broadcasting their goofy show out of a basement, but when a sleazy network executive comes calling, they'll have to decide whether they want money and fame or they want to keep their souls.
13.
The Bodyguard (1992) as Special Makeup Effects
A former Secret Service agent signs on as bodyguard to a temperamental pop star.
14.
Grand Canyon (1991) as Special Makeup Effects
A contemporary story exploring the struggles of urban life, following the lives of a group of people living in Los Angeles.
15.
Hudson Hawk (1991) as Special Makeup Effects
A famous Manhattan cat burglar, immediately upon release from a ten-year prison term, is coerced--by various bad guys--into stealing three famous DaVinci artifacts, which, when linked together, make possible the transformation of lead into gold.
16.
Die Hard 2 (1990) as Special Makeup Effects
Some terrorist-fighting New York cops just can''t catch a break. That''s what Bruce Willis''s hero John McClane must be thinking in this sequel to the blockbuster action flick "Die Hard" (1988). This time out, Willis is waiting to pick up his wife Bonnie Bedelia at the airport on Christmas Eve. Also waiting is a team of mercenaries led by William Sadler. They want to bust out an evil dictator, and they''re taking the whole airport hostage. Big mistake with John McClane on the scene. It has all the terrific action, fisticuffs and gun battles you expect from a "Die Hard" feature.
17.
Avalon (1990) as Special Makeup Effects
A Polish-Jewish family try to make a better future for themselves in the United States.
18.
Godfather, Part III, The (1990) as Additional Makeup Effects
The story is set in 1979 when, before retiring, an aging Michael Corleone tries to go legitimate by entering respectable real estate and communications deals, but is slowly drawm back into the world of organized crime against his will.
19.
Bonfire Of The Vanities, The (1990) as Makeup Special Effect
Story of New York City bond salesman, Sherman McCoy, who accidentally hits a young black man with his car during an unexpected foray into the Bronx.
20.
Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story, A (1989)
The pleas of a Torrington, Connecticut, woman for police protection against her physically abusive, estranged husband are ignored. Permanently disfigured, she finally fights back with a lawsuit that results in reforms in police training and responsiveness to domestic violence. Based on a true story.
21.
Scrooged (1988) as Special Makeup Effects Creation; Special Makeup Effects Design
A contemporary comedy based on Charles Dickens'' novel "A Christmas Carol," focusing on a television executive who decides to exploit the holidays in order to boost ratings.
22.
Goonies, The (1985) as Makeup (Sloth)
A band of young boys find a treasure map and embark on a magical adventure.
23.
Body Double (1984) as Special Makeup
An out of work actor thinks he sees a violent crime committed against a woman with whom he''''s obsessed.
24.
Spacehunter (1983) as Special Makeup Effects
In 2136, Wolff answers a distress signal from Terra Eleven and agrees to rescue three beautiful maidens from a plague-ridden planet. When the women are kidnapped by henchmen of Overdog, the wicked half-man/half-machine who rules the planet, Wolff takes off in hot pursuit. As he challenges assorted
25.
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982) as Special Makeup Effects
A warlock becomes a toymaker in order to carry out his evil scheme to commit mass murder on Halloween. His company produces masks that have computer chips implanted in them that cause the person wearing them to kill.
26.
Cat People (1981) as Special Makeup Effects
Irina, a beautiful and mysterious young woman travels to New Orleans to meet her brother, Paul for the first time. What Irina doesn''t know is that Paul harbors an ancient secret about their family. A secret that threatens to destroy them both.
27.
My Bloody Valentine (1981) as Special Makeup Effects
28.
Beast Within, The (1981) as Makeup Effects
A couple''s honeymoon in Mississippi turns tragic when the wife, Caroline, is raped by a hairy beast. This results in a pregnancy, but Caroline gives birth to a seemingly normal boy who is named Michael. When Michael turns seventeen, he begins to have strange feelings, and his parents return to Mississippi to see if the problems have something to do with the way he was conceived. Once there, Michael becomes an insect-like beast, killing and devouring innocent people.
29.
Heaven's Gate (1980) as Special Makeup Effects
A Wyoming sheriff tries to protect immigrant farmers from ruthless ranchers.
30.
Exterminator, The (1980) as Special Makeup Effects (Vietnam)
A Vietnam veteran declares a one-man war on crime after his best friend is paralyzed in a vicious attack by thugs. He declares war not only on the criminals who injured his friend, but on the entire lawless underclass.
31.
Prophecy (1979) as Special Makeup
When Dr. Robert Verne and his wife go to Maine to study the effects of a lumber mill on the environment there, they find a horrifying variety of mutations in the local wildlife. After a series of violent deaths of people in the area, a research expedition is formed, and a large, mutant bear is found to be the killer.
32.
The Manitou (1978) as Special Makeup Effects
A psychic''''s girlfriend finds out that a lump on her back is a growing reincarnation of a 400 year-old demonic Native American spirit.
33.
The Manitou (1978) as Makeup
A psychic''''s girlfriend finds out that a lump on her back is a growing reincarnation of a 400 year-old demonic Native American spirit.
34.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) as Makeup Effects
Alien spores replace the people of San Francisco with emotionless pod people.
35.
Island Of Dr. Moreau, The (1977) as Makeup Creation
A ship-wrecked man floats ashore on an island in the Pacific Ocean. The island is inhabited by a scientist, Dr. Moreau, who in an experiment has turned beasts into human beings.

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

36.
Mask of Zorro, The (1998) as Prosthetic Props Head & Hand
It has been 20 years since Don Diego de la Vega successfully fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Imprisoned for two decades, he now must find a successor to stop Don Rafael Montero--the powerful, former Spanish governor of Alta California who cost de la Vega his freedom, his wife, Esperanza, and his daughter, Elena--who is making plans to purchase California from Mexico''s president, General Santa Anna. Alejandro Murieta, a bandit with a troubled past, is transformed by Don Diego into a new Zorro who he hopes will help him foil Montero''s schemes once and for all. Tracing the heroic story of these highly-charged relationships, the tale follows the new Zorro as he assumes de la Vega''s mantle and enters into a romantic relationship with a woman close to his predecessor''s heart...

Misc. Crew (feature film)

37.
Powder (1995)
An enigmatic young man with startlingly white skin and extraordinary abilities is discovered living in the cellar of a remote farmhouse and brought to live in a community that doesn''t know quite what to make of him. Befriended by the head of a school for troubled youths and an enthusiastic science teacher, the young man demonstrates as astoundingly high I.Q. and a tremendous compassion to persist despite the distrust, hatred and fear that his presence seems to generate. He ultimately has a profound effect on all who come in contact with him but learns that he is the only one who can help himself.
38.
Powder (1995)
An enigmatic young man with startlingly white skin and extraordinary abilities is discovered living in the cellar of a remote farmhouse and brought to live in a community that doesn''t know quite what to make of him. Befriended by the head of a school for troubled youths and an enthusiastic science teacher, the young man demonstrates as astoundingly high I.Q. and a tremendous compassion to persist despite the distrust, hatred and fear that his presence seems to generate. He ultimately has a profound effect on all who come in contact with him but learns that he is the only one who can help himself.
39.
Prophecy (1979)
When Dr. Robert Verne and his wife go to Maine to study the effects of a lumber mill on the environment there, they find a horrifying variety of mutations in the local wildlife. After a series of violent deaths of people in the area, a research expedition is formed, and a large, mutant bear is found to be the killer.
40.
Prophecy (1979)
When Dr. Robert Verne and his wife go to Maine to study the effects of a lumber mill on the environment there, they find a horrifying variety of mutations in the local wildlife. After a series of violent deaths of people in the area, a research expedition is formed, and a large, mutant bear is found to be the killer.

Make-Up (special)

41.
Tracey Ullman Takes on New York (1993) as Makeup
Tracey Ullman stars in a comedy special in which she plays multiple roles in a series of three vignettes depicting visitors' experiences in New York City.

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