(1927) Wrote the preface to the book "The Art of Make-Up For Stage & Screen" by Cecil Holland. This was the first book to specifically deal with make-up for motion pictures.
3 Biographical Movies
4 Print Biographies
1 Magazine Cover Photo
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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When a makeup is as painful as that which I wore as Blizzard in
, when I had my legs strapped up and couldn't bear it that way more than 20 minutes at a time - when I have to be a cripple, as in
The Miracle Man
or have to keep a certain attitude of body, as I did in
, it sometimes takes a good deal of imagination to forget your physical sufferings...
Were it not for his death, Chaney, rather than Bela Lugosi
, would have been Tod Browning
's choice for the starring role in
Known as the Man of a Thousand Faces. Master of early screen make-up techniques.
Man of a Thousand Faces