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John Criswell

John Criswell is known for his work on Where the Wild Things Are (2009), The Hangover (2009) and Predators (2010). He has been married to Connie Grayson Criswell since August 3, 2003. See full bio »

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Where the Wild Things Are
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The Hangover
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Predators Special Effects
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
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 2012 Jack & Diane (animatronic effects)
 2012 Casa de mi Padre (animatronic designer/puppeteer)
 2011 Fright Night (animatronic effects)
 2009 Where the Wild Things Are (puppeteer)
 2009 The Hangover (animatronic supervisor)
 2008 Forgetting Sarah Marshall (animatronic supervisor)
 2008 Labou (animatronic effects)
 2007 Pushing Daisies (TV Series) (puppeteer - 2 episodes)
- Pigeon (2007) ... (puppeteer) / (puppeteer: pigeon - uncredited)
 2005 The Producers (puppet technician: pigeons)
 2005 The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (TV Movie) (animatronic supervisor) / (design and build: Muppet Workshop)
 2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (animatronic effects)
 2002 The Master of Disguise (animatronic designer/puppeteer)
 2002 The Country Bears (animatronic supervisor)
 2002 Stuart Little 2 (animatronic effects)
 2002 Snow Dogs (animatronic effects)
 2001 Cats & Dogs (animatronic effects)
 1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (Video) (animatronic effects)
 1998 Meet the Deedles (animatronic designer/puppeteer)
 1995 Theodore Rex (dinosaurs)
 1991-1994 Dinosaurs (TV Series) (animatronic supervisor - 64 episodes)
- Georgie Must Die! (1994) ... (animatronic supervisor)
- Into the Woods (1994) ... (animatronic supervisor)
- Working Girl (1994) ... (animatronic supervisor)
- Variations on a Theme Park (1994) ... (animatronic supervisor)
- Life in the Faust Lane (1994) ... (animatronic supervisor)
 1992 The Muppet Christmas Carol (animatronic effects)
 1992 Critters 4 (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1991 Adventures in Dinosaur City (creatures designer and creator)
 1991 The Unborn (animatronic effects)
 1990 Spaced Invaders (animatronic designer/puppeteer)
 1989 Bride of Re-Animator (animatronic effects)
 1987 Slave Girls from Beyond Infinity (mechanical fabricator)
 1985 Re-Animator (effects assistant)
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John Croswell

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