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Dick Smith

Makeup artist

Born - 26 June 1922, Larchmont, New York, USA
Died - 31 July 2014

Puckish makeup expect, known as the Godfather of Makeup, and notable for some remarkable ageing effects. Many credits over a 60-year period include The Cowboy and the Blonde (1941), Captain Eddie (1945), Down to the Sea in Ships (1949), The Alligator People (1959), What a Way to Go! (1964), Little Big Man (1970), The Godfather (1972), The Exorcist (1973), Taxi Driver (1976), Scanners (1981), Starman (1984), Dad (1989), Death Becomes Her (1992) and House on Haunted Hill (1999), his last. He won an Oscar for his work on Amadeus in 1984.