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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 2009 Life Blood (Video) (special makeup effects artist)
 2008 Nosebleed (Short) (special makeup effects artist)
 2006 Trapped Ashes (key makeup effects creator)
 2005 Snuff-Movie (special makeup effects artist)
 2005 The Ring Two (special makeup effects fabricator)
 2003 The Haunted Mansion (zombie supervisor, art director, fabricator: Rick Baker/Cinovation)
 2003 Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat (fabricator: Thing1 & Thing2 wigs, Edge FX)
 2000 Me, Myself & Irene (makeup effects supervisor)
 2000 28 Days (makeup effects producer - uncredited)
 1999 Three Kings (special makeup effects artist)
 1999 Stir of Echoes (makeup effects design and supervision)
 1998 Bug Buster (hair technician for "Bug" creature suit)
 1998 There's Something About Mary (makeup effects sculpting, prototyping, supervising - uncredited)
 1996 High School High (makeup effects crew/supervising)
 1996 Lifeform (creature suit fabrication/puppeteer)
 1996 Feeling Minnesota (makeup effects crew/supervising)
 1996 The Craft (makeup effects artist) / (makeup effects project supervisor)
 1995 Born to Be Wild (gorilla suits fabrication, gorilla hair design and supervision, puppeteer)
 1994 It's Pat (fat suit fabrication)
 1994 Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics (TV Movie) (special makeup effects artist)
 1994 Bad Girls (makeup effects crew)
 1994 Cabin Boy (special makeup effects artist: Figurehead, Alterian Studios, Inc. - as Jim Bienke)
 1993 Full Eclipse (TV Movie) (makeup effects crew) / (muscle suit fabrication)
 1993 SeaQuest 2032 (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist/creature suits - 1 episode)
- To Be or Not to Be (1993) ... (special makeup effects artist/creature suits - uncredited)
 1993 Hocus Pocus (wig trimming and dressing - uncredited)
 1990 Swamp Thing (TV Series) (makeup effects application - 1990) / (makeup effects application, construction and supervision - 1991-1992)
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