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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Die Hard
Die Hard Makeup Department
(1988)
Die Hard 2
Die Hard 2 Makeup Department
(1990)
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
(2003)
The Hunt for Red October
The Hunt for Red October Makeup Department
(1990)

Filmography

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 2007 License to Wed (makeup artist - as James R. Kail)
 2006 Rocky Balboa (key makeup artist - as James R. Kail)
 2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (makeup artist - as James R. Kail)
 2005 Life of the Party (makeup artist - as James Kail)
 2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (makeup department head: second unit)
 2001 Ghosts of Mars (key makeup artist - as James R. Kail)
 1999 Deep Blue Sea (makeup artist)
 1997 Batman & Robin (makeup artist)
 1997 Anaconda (key makeup artist - as James Kail)
 1996 Eraser (key makeup artist: second unit)
 1996 Down Periscope (key makeup artist - as James R. Kail)
 1994 The River Wild (key makeup artist - as James R. Kail)
 1991 Shout (makeup artist - as James R. Kail)
 1991 The Marrying Man (makeup artist)
 1990 Die Hard 2 (makeup artist - as James R. Kail)
 1990 The Hunt for Red October (makeup artist - as James R. Kail)
 1988 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series) (makeup artist - 2 episodes)
- Part 3 (1988) ... (makeup artist)
- Part 2 (1988) ... (makeup artist)
 1988 Ladykillers (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1988 Die Hard (makeup artist)
 1988 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) (makeup artist - 2 episodes)
- Resolutions: Part II (1988) ... (makeup artist)
- Resolutions: Part I (1988) ... (makeup artist)
 1986 The Karate Kid, Part II (makeup artist - as James R. Kail)
 1985 J.O.E. and the Colonel (TV Movie) (makeup artist - as James Kail)
 1985 Into the Night (makeup artist - as James Kail)
 1984 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (makeup artist - as James Kail)
 1984 Up the Creek (makeup artist - as James Kail)
 1984 My Mother's Secret Life (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1982-1983 Remington Steele (TV Series) (makeup artist - 22 episodes)
- Steele in Circulation (1983) ... (makeup artist)
- Sting of Steele (1983) ... (makeup artist)
- Steele's Gold (1983) ... (makeup artist)
- Vintage Steele (1983) ... (makeup artist)
- Steele in the News (1983) ... (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 Missing Children: A Mother's Story (TV Movie) (makeup artist - as James Kail)
 1982 Young Doctors in Love (makeup artist)
 1981 Bitter Harvest (TV Movie) (makeup artist - as James Kail)
 1981 Peter and Paul (TV Movie) (makeup artist - as James Kail)
 1981 The Last Chase (hair stylist: Mr. Majors) / (makeup artist: Mr. Majors)
 1980 High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1980 Agency (makeup artist)
 1979 Steel (makeup artist - as James R. Kail)
 1979 The Chisholms (TV Mini-Series) (makeup artist - 4 episodes)
- Chapter IV (1979) ... (makeup artist - as James R. Kail)
- Chapter III (1979) ... (makeup artist - as James R. Kail)
- Chapter II (1979) ... (makeup artist - as James R. Kail)
- Chapter I (1979) ... (makeup artist - as James R. Kail)
 1978 Are You in the House Alone? (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1978 Dallas (TV Series) (makeup artist - 5 episodes)
- Bar-B-Que (1978) ... (makeup artist)
- Winds of Vengeance (1978) ... (makeup artist)
- Spy in the House (1978) ... (makeup artist)
- The Lesson (1978) ... (makeup artist)
- Digger's Daughter (1978) ... (makeup artist)
 1975-1978 Rhoda (TV Series) (makeup artist - 62 episodes)
- Five for the Road: Part 2 (1978) ... (makeup artist)
- Five for the Road: Part 1 (1978) ... (makeup artist)
- Jack's Back (1978) ... (makeup artist)
- So Long, Lucky (1978) ... (makeup artist)
- Brenda and the Bank Girl (1978) ... (makeup artist)
 1976-1978 Good Times (TV Series) (makeup artist - 45 episodes)
- Something Old, Something New (1978) ... (makeup artist)
- Willona, the Other Woman (1978) ... (makeup artist)
- J.J.'s Condition (1978) ... (makeup artist)
- The Boarder (1978) ... (makeup artist)
- I Had a Dream (1978) ... (makeup artist)
 1975-1978 The Jeffersons (TV Series) (makeup artist - 70 episodes)
- George and Louise in a Bind: Part 3 (1978) ... (makeup artist)
- George and Louise in a Bind: Part 2 (1978) ... (makeup artist)
- George and Louise in a Bind: Part 1 (1978) ... (makeup artist)
- Thomas H. Willis & Co. (1978) ... (makeup artist)
- George and Jimmy (1978) ... (makeup artist)
 1977 Three's Company (TV Series) (makeup artist - 6 episodes)
- It's Only Money (1977) ... (makeup artist)
- Jack the Giant Killer (1977) ... (makeup artist)
- No Children, No Dogs (1977) ... (makeup artist)
- Roper's Niece (1977) ... (makeup artist)
- And Mother Makes Four (1977) ... (makeup artist)
 1976-1977 What's Happening!! (TV Series) (makeup artist - 8 episodes)
- From Here to Maternity (1977) ... (makeup artist)
- Nice Guys Finish Last (1977) ... (makeup artist)
- The Tickets (1977) ... (makeup artist)
- Dwayne's Dilemma (1977) ... (makeup artist)
- The Boarder (1977) ... (makeup artist)
 1970-1974 Flip (TV Series) (makeup artist - 21 episodes)
- Episode #4.17 (1974) ... (makeup artist)
- Episode #4.7 (1973) ... (makeup artist)
- Episode #4.4 (1973) ... (makeup artist)
- Episode #4.1 (1973) ... (makeup artist)
- Episode #3.22 (1973) ... (makeup artist)
 1969 Mitzi's 2nd Special (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
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Alternate Names:

James R. Kail | James Kail

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