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Christopher Allen Nelson


Christopher Allen Nelson was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and moved to Los Angeles at the age of 15. While studying acting, he established himself as one of the top Special FX Make-up Artists in the industry, learning acting first hand from the likes of Dustin Hoffman, Jeremy Irons, Mike Myers, Robin Williams, and Christopher Walken. His first ... See full bio »

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 2015 Goosebumps (special makeup effects artist) (post-production)
 2011-2014 American Horror Story (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 24 episodes)
- Bullseye (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Pink Cupcakes (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Edward Mordrake: Part 2 (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Edward Mordrake: Part 1 (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Massacres and Matinees (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2014 The Walking Dead (TV Series) (special effects makeup artist - 1 episode)
- No Sanctuary (2014) ... (special effects makeup artist - as Chris Nelson)
 2013-2014 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 15 episodes)
- Three Hearts (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Windfall (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Spoils of War (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Zero Days (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Between the Lines (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2014 Criminal Minds (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 3 episodes)
- Blood Relations (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
- The Edge of Winter (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
- Rabid (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2014/I Sabotage (special makeup effects artist: additional photagraphy)
 2014 Honeymoon (special makeup effects artist)
 2013 Major Crimes (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 6 episodes)
- Pick Your Poison (2013) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- The Deep End (2013) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Boys Will Be Boys (2013) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Under the Influence (2013) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- False Pretenses (2013) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2013 Thor: The Dark World (makeup artist)
 2013 Teen Wolf (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode)
- Tattoo (2013) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2013 World War Z (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2013 The Hangover Part III (special makeup effects artist)
 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2013 CSI: NY (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode)
- Blood Actually (2013) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2013 Jobs (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man (special makeup effects artist)
 2011 God Bless America (special makeup effects artist - as Christopher Nelson)
 2011 The Cape (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 6 episodes)
- Razer (2011) ... (special makeup effects artist - as Christopher Nelson)
- The Lich: Part 2 (2011) ... (special makeup effects artist - as Christopher Nelson)
- The Lich: Part 1 (2011) ... (special makeup effects artist - as Christopher Nelson)
- Dice (2011) ... (special makeup effects artist - as Christopher Nelson)
- Scales (2011) ... (special makeup effects artist - as Christopher Nelson)
 2010 Devil (special makeup effects artist)
 2010 True Blood (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode)
- Beautifully Broken (2010) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2010/I Alice in Wonderland (key artist: Legacy Effects - as Chris Nelson)
 2009 The Stepfather (special makeup effects artist)
 2009 Star Trek (special makeup effects artist)
 2008 Mad Men (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode)
- The Benefactor (2008) ... (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2007 Rise: Blood Hunter (special makeup effects artist) / (special makeup supervisor)
 2006 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (makeup artist: elves - as Chris Nelson)
 2006 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (additional makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Conor McNamara (2006) ... (additional makeup artist - as Christopher Nelson)
 2006 Comedy Hell (special makeup effects artist)
 2006 Masters of Horror (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode)
- Sick Girl (2006) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2005 Hostel (on-set makeup effects artist - as Chris Nelson)
 2005 Serenity (key makeup artist: KNB EFX Group - as Christopher Nelson)
 2005 Land of the Dead (special makeup effects artist: on-set - as Chris Nelson)
 2005 Sin City (on-set special makeup effects artist - as Chris Nelson)
 2005 Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (makeup effects artist)
 2005 Cursed (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2005 Constantine (special makeup effects artist)
 2004 Fat Albert (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2004 Exorcist: The Beginning (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (special makeup effects artist - as Chris Nelson)
 2004 Employee of the Month (special makeup effects: KNB EFX Group, Inc.: on-set application - as Chris Nelson) / (special makeup effects: on-set application, KNB EFX Group, Inc. - as Chris Nelson)
 2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (special makeup effects artist - as Chris Nelson)
 2002 Ghost Ship (special makeup effects artist)
 2002 Vampires: Los Muertos (special makeup effects supervisor - as Christopher Nelson)
 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember (prosthetics makeup artist - as Christopher Nelson)
 2002 Mr. Deeds (makeup designer - uncredited)
 2002 Murder by Numbers (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2002 The Time Machine (makeup application: KNB EFX Group - as Christopher Nelson) / (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2002 Big Fat Liar (special makeup effects artist - as Christopher Nelson)
 2001 A Beautiful Mind (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2001 Ali (special makeup effects artist)
 2001 The Animal (special makeup effects artist - as Christopher Nelson)
 2000 Unbreakable (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2000 Little Nicky (special makeup effects artist - as Chris Nelson)
 1995-2000 The Outer Limits (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 21 episodes)
- Nest (2000) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Seeds of Destruction (2000) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- The Gun (2000) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Stranded (1999) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Déjà Vu (1999) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 1999 Magnolia (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1998-1999 Mercy Point (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 3 episodes)
- Persistence of Vision (1999) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- No Mercy (1999) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Last Resort (1998) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (special makeup effects artist - as Chris Nelson)
 1998 Species II (special makeup effects artist)
 1998 Sphere (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1997 Kiss the Girls (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1997 Men in Black (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1997 Nightwatch (prosthetic makeup department head: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.) / (special makeup effects artist)
 1996 Bad Moon (special makeup effects artist)
 1996 Bordello of Blood (effects makeup designer - as Christopher Nelson)
 1996 The Dentist (special makeup effects artist)
 1995 Crying Freeman (prosthetic makeup effects - as Christopher Nelson)
 1995 The Granny (Video) (makeup artist - as Christopher Nelson)
 1995 The Surgeon (key technician: X.F.X., Inc. - as Chris Nelson)
 1994 Night of the Demons 2 (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1993 Necronomicon: Book of Dead (special makeup effects artist)
 1993 Return of the Living Dead III (special effects makeup - as Christopher Nelson)
 1993 The Dark Half (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1992 Batman Returns (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

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6' 4" (1.93 m)

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