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Perry Costello


Perry Costello was born on December 17, 1960 in Coventry, England. He is known for his work on Dracula Untold (2014), Duck Dynasty (2012) and The Tournament (2009). He has been married to Cheryl Strong since March 21, 1984. They have three children. See full bio »
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Known For

Dracula Untold
Dracula Untold Special Effects
(2014)
Duck Dynasty
Duck Dynasty Special Effects
(2014)
The Tournament
The Tournament Special Effects
(2009)
Perfect Sense
Perfect Sense Miscellaneous Crew
(2011)

Filmography

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 2017 Come Out of the Woods (Short) (special effects) (completed)
 2017/V Mother (special effects) / (special effects supervisor) (post-production)
 2017 The Gaelic King (special effects supervisor) (completed)
 2017 Synced (armourer) (post-production)
 2017 Autumn Never Dies (Short) (armourer) / (special effects supervisor) (post-production)
 2017 Redcon-1 (special effects technician) (post-production)
 2016 Eggshells (Short) (special effects supervisor) (completed)
  Four Floors (Short) (special effects supervisor) (post-production)
 2017 All Round to Mrs. Brown's (TV Mini-Series) (special effects supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2016 Flux (special effects supervisor)
 2016 Nine Iron (Short) (special effects supervisor)
  Still Game (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 6 episodes, 2016) (armourer - 3 episodes, 2002 - 2003)
- Down and Out (2016) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Heavy Petting (2016) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Small Change (2016) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Job (2016) ... (special effects supervisor)
- The Undrinkables (2016) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2016/II Miriam (Short) (special effects supervisor)
 2016 One of Us (TV Mini-Series) (special effects technician - 1 episode)
- The Storm (2016) ... (special effects technician - 2016)
 2016 The Secret Agent (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2016 Rex Raven (Short) (special effects supervisor)
 2016 Moon Dogs (special effects supervisor)
 2016 Two Doors Down (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2016 Stag (TV Mini-Series) (special effects technician - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... (special effects technician)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (special effects technician)
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... (special effects technician)
 2015 Mountain Goats (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Homeless (2015) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2015 Fanatic (Short) (armourer) / (special effects supervisor)
 2015 Scottish Mussel (special effects supervisor)
 2015 Quintinshill: Britain's Deadliest Rail Disaster (TV Movie documentary) (armourer)
 2015 Teacup Travels (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Armlet (2015) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2015 Slow West (special effects supervisor)
 2014 How Do I Get Up There? (TV Movie) (special effects supervisor)
 2014 Scot Squad (TV Series) (armourer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... (armourer)
 2014 Lovesick (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 6 episodes)
- Phoebe (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Bethany (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Jane (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Cressida (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Anna (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2014 Dracula Untold (special effects senior technician: daily)
 2014 What We Did on Our Holiday (special effects technician)
 2014 Duck Dynasty (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Men vs. Wild (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2014 Kick (armourer)
 2014 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Miller's Mountain (2014) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2014 God Help the Girl (rigger)
 2014 Silent Witness (TV Series) (special effects technician - 1 episode)
- In a Lonely Place: Part 1 (2014) ... (special effects technician)
 2002-2013 River City (TV Series) (armourer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #11.6 (2013) ... (armourer)
- Episode #1.607 (2009) ... (armourer)
- Episode #1.606 (2009) ... (armourer)
- Episode dated 1 March 2006 (2006) ... (armourer)
- Episode #1.21 (2002) ... (armourer)
 2013 Badults (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 6 episodes)
- Past (2013) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Cool (2013) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Girls (2013) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Film (2013) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Food (2013) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2013 Outpost: Rise of the Spetsnaz (pyrotechnician)
 2013 For Those in Peril (special effects supervisor)
  Waterloo Road (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 2 episodes, 2012) (armourer - 2 episodes, 2012)
- New Beginnings (2012) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Episode #7.30 (2012) ... (armourer)
- Episode #7.29 (2012) ... (armourer) / (special effects supervisor)
 2012 Marrying Mum and Dad (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- 1950s American (2012) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2012 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) (special effects - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.229 (2012) ... (special effects)
 2012 The Great British Countryside (TV Series documentary) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Highlands (2012) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2011 The Rule of Thumb (Short) (special effects supervisor)
 2011 Fast Romance (special effects supervisor)
 2011 Sgeulachd Howard Wilson: Cop Turned Killer (TV Movie documentary) (armourer)
 2011 Blooded (armourer) / (special effects supervisor)
 2011 Archibald Hall: An Uaislean - The Perfect Gentleman (TV Movie documentary) (armourer)
 2011 Mrs. Brown's Boys (TV Series) (special effects - 1 episode)
- The Mammy (2011) ... (special effects)
 2010 Frankie Boyle's Tramadol Nights (TV Series) (armourer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2010) ... (armourer: daily - uncredited)
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... (armourer: daily - uncredited)
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... (armourer: daily - uncredited)
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... (armourer: daily - uncredited)
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... (armourer: daily - uncredited)
  Taggart (TV Series) (armourer - 2 episodes, 1992 - 2010) (special effects supervisor - 2 episodes, 2010)
- Ends of Justice (2010) ... (armourer)
- Bad Medicine (2010) ... (special effects supervisor)
- The Rapture (2010) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Nest of Vipers (1992) ... (armourer - uncredited)
 2010 Neds (special effects - uncredited)
 2010 DCI Banks (TV Series) (special effects technician - 1 episode)
- Aftermath: Part 1 (2010) ... (special effects technician - uncredited)
 2010 The Deep (TV Mini-Series) (special effects technician - 5 episodes)
- The Last Breath (2010) ... (special effects technician)
- Everything Put Together Falls Apart (2010) ... (special effects technician)
- Ghosts of the Deep (2010) ... (special effects technician)
- Into the Belly of the Beast (2010) ... (special effects technician)
- To the Furthest Place (2010) ... (special effects technician)
 2010/II Eat Me (Short) (special effects supervisor)
 2009 Terror! Robespierre and the French Revolution (TV Movie) (armourer) / (special effects supervisor)
 2009 Gary Tank Commander (TV Series) (armourer - 6 episodes)
- Stagging On (2009) ... (armourer)
- In the Field (2009) ... (armourer)
- The Great Debate (2009) ... (armourer)
- The General (2009) ... (armourer)
- Green Gods (2009) ... (armourer)
  Garrow's Law (TV Series) (special effects - 1 episode, 2009) (armourer - 1 episode, 2009) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... (special effects)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (armourer) / (special effects supervisor)
  How Not to Live Your Life (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2009) (armourer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Don and the Wedding (2009) ... (special effects supervisor)
- Pilot (2007) ... (armourer) / (special effects supervisor)
 2009 The Tournament (armourer)
 2009 Zig Zag Love (TV Movie) (special effects supervisor)
 2009 Limmy's Show! (TV Series) (armourer)
 2008 The 39 Steps (TV Movie) (armourer)
  A History of Scotland (TV Series documentary) (armourer - 2 episodes, 2008) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode, 2008)
- Bishop Makes King (2008) ... (armourer: special effects) / (special effects supervisor)
- The Last of the Free (2008) ... (armourer)
 2008 The Incredible Will and Greg (TV Movie) (armourer) / (special effects supervisor)
 2008 Trouble Sleeping (weapons)
 2008 Senseless (special effects supervisor)
 2008 Phoo Action (TV Movie) (armourer) / (special effects supervisor)
 2007 The Water Horse (special effects technician: Scotland)
 2007 Legit (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Danny, Champion of the World (2007) ... (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2007 The Killing Gene (weapons)
 2007 Hallam Foe (rigging supplier)
 2007 L'île aux trésors (armourer)
 2006 Das Geheimnis von St. Ambrose (TV Movie) (armourer)
 2006 The Last King of Scotland (fire effects)
 2006 The Flying Scotsman (rigging supplier)
 2006 Feel the Force (TV Series) (armourer - 4 episodes)
- Undercover (2006) ... (armourer)
- Siege (2006) ... (armourer)
- Joyride (2006) ... (armourer)
- Murder (2006) ... (armourer)
 2006 Mysteries of the Freemasons (TV Movie documentary) (fire effects designer)
 2006 Tank Commander (TV Movie) (armourer)
 2006 Driving Lessons (rigging supplier)
 2005 Wild Country (armourer)
 2005 Meet the Magoons (TV Series) (rigging supplier - 6 episodes)
- A Previous Engagement (2005) ... (rigging supplier)
- Devi Does Dallas (2005) ... (rigging supplier)
- Around the World in Eaty Ways (2005) ... (rigging supplier - uncredited)
- The Samosa Triangle (2005) ... (rigging supplier - uncredited)
- Seven for Eight or Eight for Seven? (2005) ... (rigging supplier - uncredited)
 2005 GamerZ (special effects supervisor)
 2005 The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (rigging supplier)
 2004 The Purifiers (rigging supplier)
 2004 Electric Blues (Short) (special effects supervisor)
 2004 Verborgen gebreken (armourer)
 2004 Quite Ugly One Morning (TV Movie) (rigging supplier)
 2004 Some Distant Day (Documentary short) (armourer)
 2004 Kyun! Ho Gaya Na... (special effects supervisor)
 2004 Revolver (TV Series) (armourer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... (armourer)
 2003 Sredni Vashtar (Short) (rigger)
 2003 Seven Wonders of the Industrial World (TV Series) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- The Bell Rock Lighthouse (2003) ... (special effects supervisor)
 2003 Room for the Night (Short) (armourer)
 2003 The Choir (Short) (black out rigger)
 2003 16 Years of Alcohol (armourer)
 2003 Man Dancin' (special effects supervisor)
 2003 Young Adam (rain effects - uncredited)
 2003 The Devil's Tattoo (armourer)
 2003 Skagerrak (fire effects)
 2003 The Karen Dunbar Show (TV Series) (armourer - 2003)
 2002 Comedy Lab (TV Series) (armourer - 1 episode)
- Meet the Magoons (2002) ... (armourer)
 2002 Cowboys & Indians (Short) (armourer)
 2002 Cry for Bobo (Short) (special effects supervisor)
 2002/I Sweet Sixteen (armourer)
 2002 Rockface (TV Series) (armourer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... (armourer)
 2002 Snoddy (TV Series) (armourer - 2002)
 2002 The Last Great Wilderness (special effects)
 2002 This Is Not a Love Song (special effects)
 2001 Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat (armourer)
 2001 Jack of Diamonds (armourer)
 2001 Velvet Soup (TV Series) (armourer - 2001)
 2001 Two Thousand Acres of Sky (TV Series) (rigging supplier - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... (rigging supplier)
 2000 3-D Halloween (TV Movie documentary) (special effects supervisor)
 2000 Caesar (Short) (special effects supervisor)
 2000 Pasty Faces (armourer)
 2000 Marcie's Dowry (Short) (armourer)
 2000 Hidden (Short) (armourer)
 2000 The House of Mirth (rigging supplier)
 2000 I Saw You (Short) (special effects supervisor)
 2000 Monarch of the Glen (TV Series) (armourer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2000) ... (armourer - uncredited)
 1999 The Match (rigging supplier)
 1997 Santa/Claws (Short) (special effects supervisor)
 1997 The Princess Stallion (TV Movie) (armourer - uncredited) / (gin trap wrangler - uncredited)
 1997 The Life of Stuff (rigging supplier)
 1996 Trainspotting (rigging supplier - uncredited)
 1995 Savage Play (armourer)
 1994 Cardiac Arrest (TV Series) (rigging supplier - 1 episode)
- You Can't Make an Omelette Without Breaking Legs (1994) ... (rigging supplier)
 1994 Screen Two (TV Series) (armourer - 1 episode)
- Hope in the Year Two (1994) ... (armourer)
 1990 Silent Scream (armourer)
 1990 Your Cheatin' Heart (TV Mini-Series) (armourer - 1990)
 1990 Rab C. Nesbitt (TV Series) (armourer - 1 episode)
- Rat (1990) ... (armourer)
 1990 Crossing the Line (armourer)
 1988 The Steamie (TV Movie) (special effects production buyer)
 1988 The Play on One (TV Series) (assistant production buyer - 1 episode)
- Down Where the Buffalo Go (1988) ... (assistant production buyer)
 1987 Tutti Frutti (TV Mini-Series) (assistant production buyer - 6 episodes)
- A Wop-Boppa Loo-Bop a Wop-Bam Boom (1987) ... (assistant production buyer - uncredited)
- Love Hurts (1987) ... (assistant production buyer - uncredited)
- Don't You Rock Me Daddy-O (1987) ... (assistant production buyer - uncredited)
- Gin a Body, Dig a Body (1987) ... (assistant production buyer - uncredited)
- On the Road Again (1987) ... (assistant production buyer - uncredited)
 1986 Scotch & Wry (Video) (special effects production buyer)
 1984 Comfort and Joy (set construction)
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