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Layne Britton (1907–1993)

Layne Britton was born on September 5, 1907 in Texas, USA. He is known for his work on The Blues Brothers (1980), Starsky and Hutch (1975) and Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970). He died on December 12, 1993 in Marina del Rey, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1985 Hell Town (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Hell Town Goes Bananas (1985) ... (makeup artist)
 1983 Casablanca (TV Series) (makeup artist - 4 episodes)
- The Cashier and the Belly Dancer (1983) ... (makeup artist - as 'Shotgun' Britton)
- Jenny (1983) ... (makeup artist)
- Master Builder's Woman (1983) ... (makeup artist)
- Who Am I Killing (1983) ... (makeup artist - as 'Shotgun' Britton)
 1981 Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. (makeup artist - as Shotgun Britton)
 1980 Casino (TV Movie) (makeup artist - as Shotgun Britton)
 1980 The Blues Brothers (makeup artist - as Shotgun Britton)
 1975-1979 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series) (makeup artist - 83 episodes)
- Sweet Revenge (1979) ... (makeup artist)
- Starsky vs. Hutch (1979) ... (makeup artist - as Shotgun Britton)
- Targets Without a Badge: Part 2 (1979) ... (makeup artist - as Shotgun Britton)
- Targets Without a Badge: Part 1 (1979) ... (makeup artist - as Shotgun Britton)
- Huggy Can't Go Home (1979) ... (makeup artist - as Shotgun Britton)
 1977 Mission to Glory: A True Story (makeup artist - as Shotgun Britton)
 1973 Magnavox Presents Frank Sinatra (TV Special documentary) (makeup artist)
 1970 Dirty Dingus Magee (makeup artist - as Shotgun Britton)
 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora! (makeup artist)
 1968 Lady in Cement (makeup artist)
 1968 The Detective (makeup artist: Mr. Sinatra)
 1966 Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music Part II (TV Special) (cast makeup)
 1965 I'll Take Sweden (makeup artist)
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Her School for Bachelors (1964) ... (makeup artist: Mr. Hope - uncredited)
 1964 A Global Affair (makeup artist: Bob Hope)
 1963 Route 66 (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
 1962 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Ghost Town Western Sketch (1962) ... (makeup artist)
 1961 By Love Possessed (makeup artist)
 1960 The Facts of Life (makeup artist)
 1960 The Big Night (makeup artist)
 1958-1960 Fury (TV Series) (makeup artist - 5 episodes)
- Gymkhana (1960) ... (makeup artist)
- Feeling His Oats (1959) ... (makeup artist)
- Ten Dollars a Head (1959) ... (makeup artist)
- The Model Plane (1958) ... (makeup artist)
- Halloween (1958) ... (makeup artist)
 1959 A Dog's Best Friend (makeup artist)
 1959 Pier 5, Havana (makeup artist)
 1959 Inside the Mafia (makeup artist)
 1959 Porgy and Bess (makeup artist)
 1959 Guns, Girls, and Gangsters (makeup artist)
 1958 Timbuktu (makeup artist)
 1958 Escort West (makeup artist)
 1958 Curse of the Faceless Man (makeup artist)
 1958 It! The Terror from Beyond Space (makeup artist - as Lane Britton)
 1958 China Doll (makeup supervisor)
 1958 The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold (makeup supervisor)
 1958 The Long, Hot Summer (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1957 Jet Pilot (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1957 The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown (makeup artist)
 1957 Men in War (makeup artist)
 1956 Bandido (makeup artist)
 1956 Back from Eternity (special makeup artist - uncredited)
 1955 Foxfire (makeup artist: Jane Russell)
 1955 Underwater! (makeup artist: Miss Russell)
 1953 The French Line (makeup artist: Miss Russell's)
 1950 Where Danger Lives (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1950 Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1949 Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1948 Mexican Hayride (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1947 The Paradine Case (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1947 The Long Night (makeup artist)
 1941 Citizen Kane (assistant makeup artist - uncredited)
 1939 Gunga Din (makeup artist - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

'Shotgun' Britton | Lane Britton | Shotgun Britton

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Was a contestant on Groucho Marx's game show You Bet Your Life (1950).



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