Grew up in the VERY rural Pond, Missouri. Graduated from Lafayette High School near St. Louis in 1981. As a student, Jim designed and built sets for both Lafayette and Pacific High Schools in the St. Louis area (he would skip school from Lafayette when there weren't any plays going on to work on Pacific High's plays). As a hobby, he made monster ... See full bio »

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Me, Myself & Irene
Me, Myself & Irene Special Effects
Men in Black II
Men in Black II Special Effects
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls


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  Dead List (lead special effects artist) / (special effects supervisor) (completed)
 2017 The Monster Project (special effects)
 2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (specialty costume department: Spectral Motion, Inc.)
 2006 Lady in the Water (creature effects crew)
 2005 Cursed (werewolf fabricator, project supervisor: Rick Baker Cinovation Studios)
 2002 Men in Black II (project supervisor: Cinovation)
 2000 Me, Myself & Irene (animatronics: Alterian Studios, Inc.)
 1999 Wild Wild West (mechanical prop "Blade's hands"/puppeteer - uncredited)
 1997 Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (miniatures supervisor/art director)
 1997 Batman & Robin (project supervisor/pupeteer: Poison Ivy's giant orchid)
 1997 Warriors of Virtue (animatronic puppeteer) / (production supervisor: Alterian Studios)
 1996 T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (Short) (1/4 scale miniatures for 3D film sequences - uncredited)
 1995 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (gorilla suit fabrication)
 1992-1993 Swamp Thing (TV Series) (special effects makeup - 28 episodes)
- That's a Wrap (1993) ... (special effects makeup)
- Heart of the Mantis (1993) ... (special effects makeup)
- Swamp of Dreams (1993) ... (special effects makeup)
- Romancing Arcane (1993) ... (special effects makeup)
- Heart of Stone (1993) ... (special effects makeup)
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