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Encyclopedia > Richard A. Baker

Richard A. "Rick" Baker (born December 8, 1950 in Binghamton, New York, USA) is a Hollywood special makeup effects artist known for his realistic creature effects. December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Binghamton is a city located in the southern tier of upstate New York in the United States. ... ... Prosthetic makeup is the process of using prosthetic sculpting, molding and casting techniques to create advanced cosmetic effects. ...


His extensive makeup work has ranged from low to high-budget film and TV projects, including The Thing with Two Heads (1972), It's Alive (1974), The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974), King Kong (1976), The Incredible Melting Man (1977), Star Wars (1977), An American Werewolf in London (1981) (for which he won the first make up Academy Award), Videodrome (1983), the television series Beauty and the Beast (1987 - 9), Coming To America (1988), Gorillas in the Mist (1988), Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990), The Rocketeer (1991), both Men in Black movies (1997 and 2002), both of Eddie Murphy's The Nutty Professor movies (1996 and 2000), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Planet of the Apes (2001), The Ring (2002), The Haunted Mansion (2003), and Hellboy (2004). DVD cover. ... Its Alive is a live album by the Ramones. ... The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman is a fictional 1971 novel by Ernest J. Gaines, written in the style of an interview with a (fictional) 110-year-old black woman named Jane Pittman. ... King Kong (also known as King Kong: The Legend Reborn) is a 1976 American motion picture produced by Dino de Laurentiis and directed by John Guillermin. ... The Incredible Melting Man is a 1977 horror film written and directed by William Sachs. ... This movie poster for Star Wars depicts many of the films important elements, such as Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, X-Wing and Y-Wing fighters Star Wars, retitled Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope in 1981 (see note at Title,) is the original (and in chronological... An American Werewolf in London is a comedy/horror film released in 1981, written and directed by John Landis. ... Videodrome is a 1983 film directed by David Cronenberg. ... Beauty and the Beast is an American television series, originally broadcast in 1987, centered around the relationship between Catherine (Linda Hamilton), an attorney who lived in New York City, and Vincent (Ron Perlman), a gentle, but lion-faced beast who belongs to a society of misfits and outcasts dwelling in... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Coming to America is a 1988 comedy film directed by John Landis. ... A film from 1988 based on the autobiographical book by Dian Fossey. ... The Rocketeer is a 1991 adventure film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and directed by Joe Johnston. ... Men in Black is a 1997 science fiction comedy action film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith and Vincent DOnofrio. ... Edward Eddie Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is a Golden Globe, Grammy Award, Screen Actors Guild-winning, and Academy Award-nominated American actor and comedian. ... The Nutty Professor is the title of a 1963 comedy film written and directed by and starring Jerry Lewis. ... How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is one of the best-known childrens books by Dr. Seuss. ... This article is about the book. ... The Ring is a 2002 American film, a remake of the Japanese horror mystery Ring (1998). ... This article relates to the theme-park attraction. ... Hellboy is a fictional Dark Horse Comics character created by Mike Mignola. ...


Awards

Inducted to the Monster Kid Hall Of Fame at The Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards The Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


See also

Prosthetic makeup is the process of using prosthetic sculpting, molding and casting techniques to create advanced cosmetic effects. ... Lasers were used in the 2005 Classical Spectacular concert Special effects (abbreviated SPFX or SFX) are used in the film, television, and entertainment industry to realize scenes, such as space travel, that cannot be achieved by normal means. ...

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