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Wes Dawn (1938–1990)

Wes Dawn was born on December 18, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA as John Wesley Dawn. He is known for his work on Die Hard (1988), The Hunt for Red October (1990) and Carrie (1976). He died on August 21, 1990 in Los Angeles. See full bio »

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Known For

Die Hard
Die Hard Makeup Department
(1988)
The Hunt for Red October
The Hunt for Red October Makeup Department
(1990)
Carrie
Carrie Makeup Department
(1976)
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Makeup Department
(1986)

Filmography

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 1991 Point Break (makeup artist)
 1991 Flight of the Intruder (makeup artist)
 1990 Parker Kane (TV Movie) (makeup supervisor)
 1990 The Hunt for Red October (makeup artist)
 1989 The Young Riders (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- The Kid (1989) ... (makeup artist)
 1989 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (makeup artist)
 1989 Bert Rigby, You're a Fool (makeup artist)
 1988 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series) (key makeup artist - 2 episodes)
- Part 3 (1988) ... (key makeup artist)
- Part 2 (1988) ... (key makeup artist)
 1988 Die Hard (makeup artist)
 1988 Baby M (TV Movie) (makeup supervisor)
 1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (makeup artist)
 1986 Let's Get Harry (makeup artist)
 1985 Into the Night (makeup artist)
 1984 Kenny & Dolly: A Christmas to Remember (TV Movie documentary) (makeup artist)
 1984 Red Dawn (makeup artist)
 1984 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (makeup artist)
 1984 Up the Creek (makeup artist)
 1983 Heart Like a Wheel (makeup artist)
 1983 The Winds of War (TV Mini-Series) (makeup artist - 5 episodes)
- The Changing of the Guard (1983) ... (makeup artist)
- Defiance (1983) ... (makeup artist)
- Cataclysm (1983) ... (makeup artist)
- The Storm Breaks (1983) ... (makeup artist)
- The Winds Rise (1983) ... (makeup artist)
 1982 The First Time (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1982 Young Doctors in Love (makeup artist)
 1981-1982 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) (makeup artist - 4 episodes)
- The Joke's on Mr. Little (1982) ... (makeup artist)
- The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County (1981) ... (makeup artist)
- Zack and the Magic Factory (1981) ... (makeup artist)
- Arthur the Kid (1981) ... (makeup artist)
 1981 The Star Maker (TV Movie) (head makeup artist)
 1981 Murder in Texas (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1980 The Promise of Love (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1980 Baby Comes Home (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1980 Urban Cowboy (makeup artist)
 1980 Stunts Unlimited (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1979 The Gift (TV Movie) (key makeup artist)
 1979 Flesh & Blood (TV Movie) (key makeup artist)
 1979 Boulevard Nights (makeup artist)
 1978 Up in Smoke (makeup artist)
 1978 The President's Mistress (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1978 The Initiation of Sarah (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1978 Superdome (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1977 Sidewinder 1 (makeup artist)
 1977 Red Alert (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1977 Minstrel Man (TV Movie) (makeup artist - as Wes & Bob Dawn)
 1976 Carrie (makeup artist - as Wesley Dawn)
 1976 Sweet Revenge (makeup artist)
 1975 A Boy and His Dog (makeup artist)
 1974 Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (makeup artist)
 1972 Night of the Lepus (makeup artist)
 1970 The Baby Maker (makeup artist - as Wesley Dawn)
 1970 Adam at Six A.M. (makeup artist)
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Alternate Names:

Wes & Bob Dawn | Wesley Dawn
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Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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