Dick Smith

Biography:

Born June 26, 1922 in Larchmont, New York, USA
Smith was make-up director for the National Broadcasting Company for fourteen years. He developed many new materials and shades of color and pioneered in such techniques as the use of foam latex and plastics in unusual quick changes for both color and black-and-white TV shows
Died July 30, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, USA (complications from broken hip)

To know more about the makeup master watch this  interview to Dick Smith. http://www.emmytvlegends.org/interviews/people/dick-smith

 

Dick Smith working o¡n the makeup up for Amadeus.

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Smith with his team and some of the effects they  built for The Hunger.

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Two make ups he made  on Antony Quinn´s face for Requiem for a Heavyweight, and Marco the Magnificent.

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Filmography:

1999- House on Haunted Hill (special makeup effects design: eyeless apparition)
1992 – Forever Young—Consultant
1991 – Death Becomes Her—Consultant
1990 – True Identity—Consultant
1990 – Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (makeup effects consultant)
1989 – Dad—Designed old age make up
1989 – Reversal of Fortune—Designed makeup for Jeremy Irons
1988 – Everybody’s All American
1988 – Poltergeist III: The Other Side—Created special makeup and effects
1988 – Sweet Home (Japanese film)—Consultant on special makeup effects
1985 – North and South(TV series)(makeup artist: Abraham Lincoln makeup)
1984 – Starman—Created three-dimensional replacement animation sequence
1984 – Prizzi’s Honor—Designed old age makeup
1983 – The Cotton Club—Designed character makeup
1983 – Amadeus
1982 – The Hunger
1981 – Ghost Story
1981 – Scanners—Designed and created makeup effects for finale
1981 – The Fan—Created bloody effects
1981 – Spasms—Created makeup effects
1980 – The Dogs of War—Designed some bloody effects
1980 – Nighthawks—Created disguises and effects
1980 – The Formula—Created aging makeups
1978-1979 – Altered States
1977 – The Fury—Designed effects
1977 – The Deer Hunter—Created DeNiro’s makeup and effects
1976 – Exorcist II: The Heretic
1976 – The Sentinel—Horror makeup
1975 – Marathon Man—Garroting effect
1975 – Burnt Offerings—Horror makeup
1975 – The Sunshine Boys
1975 – Taxi Driver
1974 – The Stepford Wives—Foam rubber breasts
1974 – Carnal Knowledge—Designed aging makeups (not used)
1973 – The Exorcist
1973 – The Godfather, Part 2—Aging makeup and blood effects
1971 – The Godfather
1970 – House of Dark Shadows
1970 – Who is Harry Kellerman and Why is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me?
1969 – Little Big Man
1969 – Me, Natalie—Homely to pretty makeup for Patty Duke
1968 – Midnight Cowboy—Designed “Ratso” makeup
1965 – Marco the Magnificent
1965 – Harvey Middleman, Fireman
1964 – The World of Henry Orient
1963 – It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World—Created stunt men masks
1963 – All The Way Home
1963 – The Cardinal—Aging makeups
1962 – Requiem for a Heavyweight