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Robert Kurtzman

Robert Kurtzman was born on November 25, 1964 in Crestline, Ohio, USA. He is known for his work on From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), Army of Darkness (1992) and Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002). See full bio »

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 2016 Bye Bye Man (special makeup effects producer) (post-production)
 2016 The Charnel House (special makeup effects supervisor) (post-production)
 2016 Eloise (special makeup supervisor) (post-production)
 2016 The Tank (special makeup supervisor) (completed)
 2016 Yoga Hosers (special makeup supervisor)
 2016 Lake Eerie (special makeup effects artist)
 2015 Criminal Activities (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2015 The Funhouse Massacre (special makeup effects artist) / (special makeup effects supervisor)
 2015 Fear Clinic (special makeup effects artist)
 2014 Tusk (special makeup supervisor)
 2014 It Follows (special makeup effects producer)
 2014 Jinn (special makeup effects creator)
 2013 All Cheerleaders Die (special makeup effects producer)
 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful (special makeup effects artist)
 2013 Jug Face (special makeup effects producer - uncredited)
 2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D (special effects makeup: second unit)
 2012 Alex Cross (special effects makeup supervisor)
 2012 John Dies at the End (special make-up effects supervisor)
 2011 Hostel: Part III (Video) (special makeup effects)
 2011/I The Woman (special makeup effects)
 2010 Hisss (creature makeup effects designer)
 2010 The Defiled (makeup supervisor)
 2010 Deadly Impact (special makeup producer)
 2009 Children of the Corn (TV Movie) (special makeup effects producer)
 2008 Boogeyman 3 (Video) (special makeup effects creator)
 2008 Living Hell (TV Movie) (special makeup effects producer)
 2007 Buried Alive (special makeup effects producer)
 2007 The Rage (special makeup effects producer)
 2007 Undead or Alive: A Zombedy (special makeup effects producer)
 2003 Once Upon a Time in Mexico (special makeup effects supervisor)
 2003 Bad Boys II (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2003 Identity (special makeup effects supervisor)
 2002 Vampires: Los Muertos (special makeup effects supervisor)
 2002 Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (special makeup effects supervisor: Kurtzman, Nicotero & Berger EFX Group, Inc.)
 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember (character prosthetics supervisor) / (special makeup effects artist)
 2002 Bubba Ho-Tep (special makeup effects supervisor)
 2001 Vanilla Sky (special makeup effects supervisor: K.N.B. EFX Group Inc.)
 2001 Thir13en Ghosts (special makeup effects supervisor)
 2001 Ghosts of Mars (special makeup effects artist)
 2001 Rat Race (special makeup and animatronic effects supervisor)
 2001 The Animal (special makeup effects artist)
 2001 Spy Kids (special makeup and creature effects)
 2001 My First Mister (special makeup effects artist - as Bob Kurtzman)
 2000 Spiders (special makeup and creature effects supervisor)
 2000 The Crow: Salvation (special makeup effects artist)
 1999 The Green Mile (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (Video) (special makeup effects)
 1999 House on Haunted Hill (special makeup effects)
 1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (Video) (special makeup effects)
 1998 The Faculty (special makeup and creature effects)
 1998 Black Cat Run (TV Movie) (special makeup effects artist)
 1998 A Simple Plan (special makeup effects supervisor/puppeteer)
 1998 Very Bad Things (supervisor: K.N.B. Effects Group, Inc.)
 1998 Vampires (special makeup effects)
 1998 Phantoms (special makeup effects supervisor: K.N.B. EFX Group Inc.)
 1997 Wishmaster (special makeup effects)
 1997 Boogie Nights (special makeup effects supervisor: K.N.B. EFX Group)
 1997 Double Tap (special makeup effects supervisor)
 1997 Spawn (animatronic creature effects) / (special makeup effects)
 1997 The Night Flier (special makeup effects supervisor)
 1997 DNA (Video) (special makeup supervisor)
 1996 Scream (special makeup effects supervisor)
 1996 From Dusk Till Dawn (makeup effects supervisor)
 1995 Vampire in Brooklyn (on-set special makeup effects application) / (special makeup effects: puppeteer)
 1995 Lord of Illusions (special makeup effects: KNB EFX)
 1995 Galaxis (special makeup effects supervisor)
 1994 In the Mouth of Madness (special makeup effects)
 1994 New Nightmare (special makeup effects)
 1994 Pulp Fiction (special makeup supervisor - uncredited)
 1993 Ed and His Dead Mother (special makeup effects)
 1993 Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (Video) (special makeup effects supervisor)
 1993 Skinner (special makeup effects artist)
 1993 Ticks (special makeup effects supervisor: second unit, K.N.B. EFX Group)
 1993 Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence (special makeup effects supervisor)
 1993 Doppelganger (special makeup effects)
 1992 Army of Darkness (special makeup effects)
 1992 The Nutt House (special makeup effects)
 1991 The People Under the Stairs (special makeup effects supervisor)
 1991 Children of the Night (special makeup effects artist)
 1990 Misery (special makeup effects artist)
 1990 Sibling Rivalry (special makeup effects)
 1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (special makeup effects supervisor)
 1990 Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (makeup supervisor: K.N.B. Effects Group)
 1989 Halloween 5 (special makeup effects supervisor: K.N.B. EFX Group)
 1989 Bride of Re-Animator (special makeup effects artist)
 1989 A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (special makeup effects artist)
 1989 The Horror Show (special makeup effects artist: Kurtzman, Nicotero & Berger Effects Group)
 1989 Intruder (special makeup effects artist)
 1988 976-EVIL (on-set makeup applicator: Kevin Yagher Production, Inc.)
 1988 Phantasm II (special makeup effects constructor)
 1987 The Hidden (makeup effects crew: Kevin Yagher Productions)
 1987 Evil Dead II (special makeup effects unit crew)
 1986 Night of the Creeps (makeup effects artist)
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Kurtzman was the first person to pay Quentin Tarintino to write a screenplay. For $1,500, Tarintino penned the screenplay for "From Dusk 'Til Dawn based on a short story Kurtzman had written about an action movie with the vampire element.


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