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Biography

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 15 March 1963Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Gifted SFX and make-up wizard, who learned his trade under the watchful eye of SFX splatter guru Tom Savini. Nicotero and buddies, Howard Berger and Robert Kurtzman started KNB Efx Group in 1988 and the group has provided eye-popping & jaw dropping special effects for major Hollywood releases including The Green Mile (1999), Vanilla Sky (2001), Sin City (2005) and Land of the Dead (2005).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: firehouse44@hotmail.com

Spouse (2)

Julie Rae Engelsman (22 July 1994 - 1994) (divorced)
Shari Nicotero (? - present)

Trivia (9)

Plays guitar.
Has 6 hours of behind-the-scenes video footage he shot while on the set of Evil Dead II (1987).
Loves the movie Jaws (1975), and owns a miniature replica of the Orca, the boat used by Quint, Brodie, and Hooper in the movie.
Started his own effects company, KNB Efx Group Inc., in 1988 with his partners Howard Berger and Robert Kurtzman after the three of them decided to stop working for other people and work for themselves.
His hand can be seen playing Ash's severed, possessed hand in several shots in Evil Dead II (1987).
Sewickley Academy 2009 Arts Hall of Fame inductee.
Sewickley Academy Class of 1981.
2 children - a son and a daughter.
Nephew of actor Sam Nicotero.

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