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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Art Director (feature film)

1.
Species (1995) as Xfx Art Director (Steve Johnson'S Xfx Inc)
In 1974, the United States government relayed a message containing information about Earth and its inhabitants--including the DNA sequences that make up the human cell--to the rest of the galaxy. Twenty years later, a reply finally arrives, containing a unique sequence of DNA--along with the friendly instruction to combine it with our own. A top secret experiment is undertaken and within weeks one of the injected human ova grows into a seemingly normal female child, called "Sil." It soon becomes apparent, however, that she possesses dangerous alien characteristics. The decision to exterminate the "child" meets with disastrous results when the rapidly-developing Sil escapes into the desert. A specialized team is quickly assembled to locate Sil, but what they don't realize is that their quarry has metamorphosed into what appears to be a stunningly beautiful young woman who's loose in Los Angeles with a relentless inner drive to mate with a human being.

Visual Effects (feature film)

2.
Innocent Blood (1992) as Special Effects (Steve Johnson Xfx)
A moral female vampire who preys only on killers, meets her match when one of her victims becomes an evil vampire.
3.
Boneyard, The (1991) as Special Effects
A murder investigation leads to the county morgue, where the dead come to life.
4.
The Blob (1988) as Blob Effects Design
A strange lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows.

Make-Up (feature film)

5.
Million Ways to Die in the West, A (2014)
A cowardly farmer's girlfriend leaves him when he shies away from a fight, so the wife of an outlaw offers to help him win back his love.
6.
Oz: The Great and Powerful (2013)
A circus wrangler is transported by a tornado to the land of Oz, where he is mistaken for an all-knowing wizard.
7.
Incredible Burt Wonderstone, The (2013)
In the world of rival Las Vegas magicians, one member of a highly successful two-man team dies in a risky stunt. The surviving team member must then find a way to rediscover his love for magic.
8.
Savages (2012)
Young, independent Laguna Beach-based marijuana kingpins are blackmailed into working for the Baja Cartel after one of their threesome is kidnapped.
9.
Stand Up Guys (2012)
Three aging con men reunite, but one has a debt to the mob that endangers them all.
10.
Amazing Spider-Man, The (2012)
Teenage outcast Peter Parker finds a mysterious briefcase that leads him on a quest to understand his parents' disappearance and shapes his destiny to become a hero.
11.
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Mr. Popper is a driven businessman who is clueless when it comes to the important things in life - until he inherits six penguins that teach him valuable lessons about family.
12.
Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
1873. Arizona Territory. A stranger with no memory of his past stumbles into the hard desert town of Absolution. The only hint to his history is a mysterious shackle that encircles one wrist. What he discovers is that the people of Absolution don't welcome strangers, and nobody makes a move on its streets unless ordered to do so by the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde. It's a town that lives in fear. But Absolution is about to experience fear it can scarcely comprehend as the desolate city is attacked by marauders from the sky. Screaming down with breathtaking velocity and blinding lights to abduct the helpless one by one, these monsters challenge everything the residents have ever known. Now, the stranger they rejected is their only hope for salvation. As this gunslinger slowly starts to remember who he is and where he's been, he realizes he holds a secret that could give the town a fighting chance against the alien force. With the help of the elusive traveler Ella, he pulls together a posse comprised of former opponents-townsfolk, Dolarhyde and his boys, outlaws and Apache warriors-all in danger of annihilation. United against a common enemy, they will prepare for an epic showdown for survival.
13.
Disney's A Christmas Carol (2009)
The ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future take Scrooge on a journey through time, giving him one chance to change before it's too late.
14.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Set in the desert Southwest in 1957--at the height of the Cold War--Indy and his sidekick Mac have barely escaped a close scrape with nefarious Soviet agents on a remote airfield. Now, Professor Jones has returned home to Marshall College--only to find things have gone from bad to worse. His close
15.
Yes Man (2008)
Carl Allen's life is going nowhere--the operative word being "no"--until he signs up for a self-help program based on one simple covenant: say yes to everything--and anything. Unleashing the power of "YES" begins to transform Carl's life in amazing an unexpected ways, getting him promoted at work and opening the door to a new romance. But his willingness to embrace every opportunity might just become too much of a good thing.
16.
Great Buck Howard, The (2008)
Once upon a time, Buck Howard spent his days in the limelight. His mind-boggling feats as a mentalist extraordinaire--not to be confused with those of a mere magician--earned him a marquee act in Vegas and 61 appearances on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show. In his own humble opinion, his talents go far
17.
What Just Happened? (2008)
Middle-aged Hollywood producer Ben is already in over his head trying to balance the tug-of-war of having two ex-wives and two different families with his latest business venture--the boldly "visionary" movie "Fiercely" starring Sean Penn when everything that can go wrong goes completely screwy. "Fi
18.
Enchanted (2007)
A live-action story about a fairytale princess from the past who is thrust into present-day Manhattan by an evil queen. Soon after her arrival, Princess Giselle begins to change her views on life and love after meeting a handsome lawyer.
19.
Number 23, The (2007)
Spiraling into a dark obsession with the number 23, Walter Sparrow twists his once idyllic life into an inferno of psychological torture that could possibly lead to his death as well as the deaths of his loved ones. Spurred on by a mysterious novel, The Number 23, that he doesn't dare put down, Walt
20.
Grey Gardens (2007)
Two eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy made headlines when the health department threatened to raid their flea-and raccoon-infested East Hampton, New York, estate.
21.
Benchwarmers, The (2006)
Gus, Richie and Clark are three underdogs who spent a great deal of time on the bench when they were kids. Now, they're getting a second chance. Mel is a local billionaire whose son Nelson is always being intimidated by the other kids. One day, Gus and Clark rescue Nelson from a bunch of bullies on
22.
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
A "cure" for mutancy threatens to alter the course of history. For the first time, mutants have a choice: retain their uniqueness, though it isolates and alienates them, or give up their powers and become human. The opposing viewpoints of mutant leaders Charles Xavier, who preaches tolerance, and Ma
23.
CLICK (2006)
Michael Newman is searching for a way to balance a demanding career and time with his wife Donna and their two children. When the mysterious Morty sells him a universal remote, Michael finds that it possesses magical powers, enabling him to control his career and personal life with the click of a bu
24.
FUN WITH DICK AND JANE (2005)
Dick Harper's years of hard work finally pay off when he is promoted to vice president at Globodyne, a worldwide leader in the consolidation of media properties. But after exactly one day in his new job, Globodyne is destroyed by an Enron-like calamity--and he is left holding the bag. Dick's sudden
25.
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) as Makeup Designer (For Jim Carrey)
The story of intelligent, charming, but unlucky siblings, 14-year-old Violet, 12-year-old Klaus, and their infant sister, Sunny, who are suddenly orphaned when their house burns down. The executor of their parent's estate sends the children to live with a distant relative, Count Olaf, but they realize that he has dastardly designs on the Baudelaire family fortune. The Baudelaire children are soon removed from Count Olaf's care and go to live with their Uncle Monty, a renowned snake expert. Things end badly after the arrival of a suspicious lab assistant named Stephano--Count Olaf in disguise. The children are then shuffled off to their fearful Aunt Josephine's. Sadly disaster ensues, due to the appearance of a mysterious peg-legged sailor--again Count Olaf, who then hatches his most dastardly plot of all.
26.
Dreamcatcher (2003) as Makeup Supervisor
Jonesy, Henry, Pete and Beaver. Twenty years ago they were just kids in a small town in Maine--kids who found the courage to respond heroically to childhood cruelty. In saving a strange boy named Duddits, they unexpectedly gained a fifth friend at the center of their circle. Even more unexpected were the uncanny powers he conveyed to them, bonding them all beyond ordinary friendship. Now the four are men with separate lives and separate problems, haunted by the memory of heroism, with powers that are more of a burden than a gift. When a shocking accident almost claims one of them, they don't at first recognize the return of the eeriness that is somehow linked to Duddits. But when they reunite for their annual visit to a hunting cabin in the north woods, anticipating only the warmth and humor that nourishes them, they are overtaken by a gathering doom. First comes a stranger, a lost hunter unaware of the terrible contagion he bears. On his heels is a blizzard, a vicious storm in which something much more ominous moves--a deadly alien force that will consume some of the foursome and force those who make it to the end of the road to once again summon their forgotten strength--and confront an unparalleled horror.
27.
Bruce Almighty (2003) as Makeup Artist (For Mr Carrey)
Bruce Nolan is a local Eyewitness News TV reporter in Buffalo, New York, best known for doing human interest stories--which makes everyone happy but him. Bruce would much rather be replacing the soon-to-retire anchorman. Essentially, Bruce is disconnected with everything in his life and rarely misses an opportunity to complain about it. He has a loving girlfriend, Grace, who runs a day care center and adores Bruce in spite of his negativity. Bruce is handed a great opportunity when he's asked to do the 23rd anniversary of Niagra Falls' famed Maid of the Mist boat, which will air live during sweeps. But the mist hits the fan when it's announced on-air--just before Bruce goes live--that the co-anchor position, about to be vacated, is going to Bruce's superficial rival. In front of millions of viewers, Bruce has an on-camera meltdown, punctuated by a four-letter word not yet cleared for network television. On this worst day of Bruce's life, he's fired from the station, beaten up by a gang of toughs, and his car is vandalized. Furious, Bruce rails and rages against the Lord for his rotten luck--which is followed by a curious set of signs, one of which leads him to an old building called Omni Presents, Inc. There, Bruce meets a janitor who reveals himself to be who he really is--God! He's heard Bruce's complaints and now has an offer for the choleric newscaster--his job. By endowing Bruce with all his powers, God challenges him to take on the job and see if he can do any better!
28.
Haunted Mansion, The (2003)
Realtor Jim Evers and his wife and business partner Sara get a call late one night from mansion owner Edward Gracey, who is looking to sell his property. Smelling the biggest deal of their career, Jim, Sara and their two children pay a visit to the mansion, located on a remote bayou. A torrential th
29.
jackass: the movie (2002)
The entire cast from the MTV series is back performing wild and raunchy stunts no one would let them pull on television.
30.
Salton Sea, The (2002)
After the murder of his beloved wife, Danny Parker, a man in search of redemption, is set adrift in a world where nothing is as it seems. On his journey, he befriends slacker Jimmy "The Finn", becomes involved in rescuing his neighbor Colette from her own demons, and gets entangled in a web of decei
31.
Majestic, The (2001)
After an accident in the early fifties, a blacklisted screenwriter with amnesia is mistaken for the long lost son of the town's movie house owner. Under the belief he's someone else, the writer resurrects the old movie house and becomes a
32.
Planet of the Apes (2001) as Ape Makeup Artist
Story of humans living in a society controlled by simians.
33.
Majestic, The (2001) as Makeup Department Head
After an accident in the early fifties, a blacklisted screenwriter with amnesia is mistaken for the long lost son of the town's movie house owner. Under the belief he's someone else, the writer resurrects the old movie house and becomes a
34.
A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (2001) as Makeup ('Flesh Fair'/Rouge City)
A robot child dreams of becoming a real boy.
35.
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) as Makeup Artist
The infamous Grinch tries to destroy Christmas by dressing as Santa and stealing all the gifts, trees and holiday food in Whoville.
36.
Galaxy Quest (1999) as Makeup Artist
They're not astronauts... they only played them on TV. For four seasons, from 1979 to 1982, the crew of the NSEA Protector donned their uniforms and set out on thrilling and often dangerous missions in space--then their series was canceled. Nearly twenty years later, the five stars of the classic sci-fi series "Galaxy Quest" are still in costume, making appearances at science fiction conventions for legions of faithful fans...but some of those fans have a little too much faith. The Thermians, a race of aliens from Klatu Nebula, have mistaken intercepted television transmissions of the show for historical "documents." Arriving on earth, they wisk "Commander Peter Quincy Taggart" and his crew into space to help them defeat an all-too-real and very deadly adversary. With no script, no director and no clue about real space travel, the actors have to turn in the performances of their lives to become the heroes the Thermians believe them to be.
37.
House on Haunted Hill (1999) as Makeup Artist
Unspeakable things happened at the Vannacutt Psychiatric Institute for the Criminally Insane- experiments that brought human torture to new depths of depravity... secrets that died with their victims and the practioners of the demonic acts that masqueraded as medicine. Now there are no living witnesses. Nothing survived Dr. Vannacutt's excesses; nothing endures except the building in which they occurred. But that building holds all the secrets of its terrible past. Decades after the Vannacutt Institute was shuttered, five strangers are invited to spend a night there. Their reward is a million dollars each. All they have to do is stay alive. It's going to be a long night.
38.
Man on the Moon (1999) as Key Makeup
The story of Andy Kaufman, the comic genius who knew no boundaries.
39.
Life (1999) as Special Effects Make-Up
In 1930s Harlem, fast talking hustler Ray scams straightlaced Claude into traveling south together to pick up some moonshine and make some quick cash. Instead, they are arrested for a murder actually committed by a corrupt local sheriff, and sentenced to life in prison in Mississippi. Over the years, the pair form a bond, despite being very different and frequently fighting. They scheme to escape, and keep hoping for justice.
40.
Out of Sight (1998) as Assistant Make-Up Artist
A female U.S. Marshall is taken hostage during a prison break and falls in love with one of her captors. After she escapes her captors, Karen joins the manhunt team. But she keeps running into the diverting Jack, who is engaged in a diamond heist, the infamous 'one last job'. Soon each one must cons
41.
Amistad (1997) as Make-Up Assistant Department Head
Africans on a slave ship headed to the U.S. mutiny against their captors.
42.
Price of Heaven, The (1997)
A young man returns to his small Southern home town as a celebrity after appearing on the cover of "Life" with Marilyn Monroe. He finds he must choose between the girlfriend he left behind and the daughter of a wealthy mill owner. With the help of an unlikely friend, he discovers the value of love a
43.
Prefontaine (1997) as Makeup Designer And Creator
Biographical film on the tragically short life of American track and field star Steve Prefontaine, who died in a car wreck at the age of 24 just before the 1976 Olympics.
44.
Batman & Robin (1997) as Makeup (2nd Unit)
The caped crusader and his cohort Robin battle the villainous Mr. Freeze.
45.
Stupids, The (1996) as "Aliens" Prosthetics (Steve Johnson'S Xfx)
When Stanley Stupid and his spirited wife Joan wake up to find their garbage stolen right out of the can--again--Stanley vows not to take it anymore! Is nothing sacred? But oh what a tangled web we weave when we are a Stupid. In his effort to get to the bottom of this heinous crime, Stanley lays a cunning trap to lure back the thieves. As expected, they take the bait, and he follows their getaway truck to the dump where he inadvertently stumbles on a covert weapons deal led by a couple of military men gone bad. Completely oblivious to what the Colonel and his sidekick are up to, Stanley believes there is a more sinister element at work here--that a diabolical figure from his past is behind the theft of all that fine garbage people have worked so hard to create. When the Stupids set-out to track down the criminal, they unravel an even greater conspiriacy involving aliens, the food service industry, international terrorists, a local newspaper, the police and, the post office.
46.
Face to Die For, A (1996)
A young woman with a disfiguring facial scar gets a second chance at life when she undergoes plastic surgery.
47.
Face to Die For, A (1996)
A young woman with a disfiguring facial scar gets a second chance at life when she undergoes plastic surgery.
48.
Here Come the Munsters (1995)
Television movie based on the CBS series "The Munsters," which aired from 1964 to 1966. A family of Transylvanian monsters faces the pitfalls of modern living in Southern California.
49.
Roswell (1994)
Based on the true story of the 1947 crash landing of an unidentified aircraft in the New Mexico desert, the people who reported it, and the people who covered it up.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

50.
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Unspeakable things happened at the Vannacutt Psychiatric Institute for the Criminally Insane- experiments that brought human torture to new depths of depravity... secrets that died with their victims and the practioners of the demonic acts that masqueraded as medicine. Now there are no living witnesses. Nothing survived Dr. Vannacutt's excesses; nothing endures except the building in which they occurred. But that building holds all the secrets of its terrible past. Decades after the Vannacutt Institute was shuttered, five strangers are invited to spend a night there. Their reward is a million dollars each. All they have to do is stay alive. It's going to be a long night.
51.
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Unspeakable things happened at the Vannacutt Psychiatric Institute for the Criminally Insane- experiments that brought human torture to new depths of depravity... secrets that died with their victims and the practioners of the demonic acts that masqueraded as medicine. Now there are no living witnesses. Nothing survived Dr. Vannacutt's excesses; nothing endures except the building in which they occurred. But that building holds all the secrets of its terrible past. Decades after the Vannacutt Institute was shuttered, five strangers are invited to spend a night there. Their reward is a million dollars each. All they have to do is stay alive. It's going to be a long night.
52.
Temp, The (1993)
A series of mysterious accidents at a food company lead a manager to suspect his impressive new temporary secretary.
53.
Temp, The (1993)
A series of mysterious accidents at a food company lead a manager to suspect his impressive new temporary secretary.
54.
Suburban Commando (1991)
A mercenary from outer space tries to find some peace and quiet on planet earth.
55.
Suburban Commando (1991)
A mercenary from outer space tries to find some peace and quiet on planet earth.
56.
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Chaos results when a developer levels the building which housed a purveyor of Gremlins.
57.
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Chaos results when a developer levels the building which housed a purveyor of Gremlins.

Make-Up (TV Mini-Series)

58.
Stephen King's The Shining (1997)
Three-part miniseries based on Stephen King's 1977 novel about the Overlook, an old hotel and the chamber of horrors it provides for its winter caretakers and their son who possesses the power of "the shining," the ability to see the nightmarish secrets of the hotel's past and look ahead to the terr

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

59.
Stephen King's The Stand (1994) as Corpse In Lincoln Tunnel
When the world is destroyed by a plague, the human survivors engage in a biblical battle.

Visual Effects (TV Mini-Series)

60.
Stephen King's The Stand (1994)
When the world is destroyed by a plague, the human survivors engage in a biblical battle.

Make-Up (TV Mini-Series)

61.
House of Frankenstein 1997 (1997)
A series of gruesome murders have left the Los Angeles police baffled and residents terrified to leave their homes. The victims were either drained of blood or ripped apart. There are no clues and no suspects. Meanwhile, a wealthy and sinister real estate speculator has built a hip nightclub called

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