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Ben Nye Jr.

Ben Nye Jr. was born on January 11, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on Crash (2004), Spider-Man 2 (2004) and The Mummy (1999). He is married to Lisa Jensen. He was previously married to Lisa Eichhorn and Linda E. Howe. See full bio »
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 2009/I Brothers (makeup assistant)
 2006 The Last Time (makeup artist: Mr. Fraser, Los Angeles) / (makeup artist: Mr. Fraser, New Orleans)
 2006 Journey to the End of the Night (key makeup artist)
 2006/I Even Money (makeup department head)
 2005 Rumor Has It... (makeup artist: Ms. MacLaine - as Ben Nye)
 2005 Memoirs of a Geisha (special effects makeup artist)
 2004/I Crash (department head makeup)
 2004 Spider-Man 2 (key makeup artist: second unit)
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action (makeup department head)
 2003 The United States of Leland (makeup department head)
 2002 The Quiet American (key makeup artist) / (makeup artist: Mr. Fraser)
 2002 Laurel Canyon (makeup artist)
 2001 The Mummy Returns (makeup artist: Mr. Fraser)
 2001 Monkeybone (key makeup artist)
 2000 Bedazzled (make-up artist: Brendan Fraser)
 2000 Missing Pieces (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1999 Dudley Do-Right (makeup artist: Mr. Fraser - as Ben Nye)
 1999 The Mummy (makeup artist: Mr. Fraser)
 1999 Blast from the Past (makeup design department head - as Ben Nye)
 1998 Krippendorf's Tribe (key makeup artist)
 1998 Baywatch (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- No Way Out (1998) ... (makeup artist - as Ben Nye)
 1997 Kiss the Girls (makeup artist)
 1997 The Locusts (makeup artist: Ms. Judd)
 1997 George of the Jungle (makeup designer)
 1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt (key makeup artist - as Ben Nye)
 1996 A Time to Kill (makeup supervisor)
 1996 Mr. Wrong (makeup department head)
 1995 Cutthroat Island (makeup artist: Ms. Davis)
 1995 Separate Lives (makeup artist)
 1994 Miracle on 34th Street (makeup artist)
 1994 The Cowboy Way (makeup artist: Woody Harrelson)
 1994 Blue Chips (makeup artist)
 1993 The Firm (makeup supervisor)
 1993 Indecent Proposal (makeup artist)
 1992 Consenting Adults (makeup artist)
 1992 School Ties (makeup artist)
 1992 Rapid Fire (key makeup artist)
 1992 Encino Man (makeup artist)
 1992 Once Upon a Crime... (makeup artist)
 1991 Delirious (makeup artist)
 1991 Switched at Birth (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1990 Ghost (supervising makeup artist)
 1990 I Love You to Death (makeup artist)
 1990 The Bradys (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- A Moving Experience (1990) ... (makeup artist)
 1989 Uncle Buck (makeup designer: John Candy)
 1989 Cannonball Fever (makeup artist)
 1989 Who's Harry Crumb? (makeup designer: John Candy)
 1988 Wipeout (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1988-1989)
 1988 Caddyshack II (makeup artist)
 1988 The Great Outdoors (makeup artist)
 1987 Planes, Trains & Automobiles (makeup designer: John Candy)
 1987 Spaceballs (makeup designer)
 1986 Armed and Dangerous (makeup artist)
 1986 Poltergeist II: The Other Side (makeup artist)
 1986 Valerie (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- The Six (1986) ... (makeup artist)
 1986 Desert Bloom (makeup artist)
 1985 MacGyver (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1985) ... (makeup artist)
 1985 Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1985 Sins of the Father (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1984 Beverly Hills Cop (makeup artist)
 1984 Rhinestone (makeup artist)
 1983 Terms of Endearment (makeup)
 1982 Six Weeks (makeup artist)
 1982 Side by Side: The True Story of the Osmond Family (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1981 Cutter's Way (makeup artist)
 1979 Chilly Scenes of Winter (makeup artist - as Ben Nye II)
 1979 10 (makeup artist)
 1979 The Muppet Movie (makeup artist - as Ben Nye II)
 1978 First, You Cry (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1978 More Than Friends (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1978 Bloodbrothers (makeup artist)
 1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (makeup artist - as Ben Nye II)
 1978 Ringo (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1977 Sorcerer (makeup artist)
 1974-1975 Rhoda (TV Series) (makeup artist - 16 episodes)
- Somebody Down There Likes Him (1975) ... (makeup artist - as Ben Nye II)
- Ida's Doctor (1975) ... (makeup artist - as Ben Nye II)
- Rhoda Meets the Ex-Wife (1975) ... (makeup artist - as Ben Nye II)
- Anything Wrong? (1974) ... (makeup artist)
- I'm a Little Late, Folks (1974) ... (makeup artist - as Ben Nye II)
 1975 Cher (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (1975) ... (makeup artist)
 1970-1974 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series) (makeup artist - 108 episodes)
- An Affair to Forget (1974) ... (makeup artist - as Ben Nye II)
- A Son for Murray (1974) ... (makeup artist - as Ben Nye II)
- A Boy's Best Friend (1974) ... (makeup artist - as Ben Nye II)
- What Are Friends For? (1974) ... (makeup artist - as Ben Nye II)
- Not a Christmas Story (1974) ... (makeup artist - as Ben Nye II)
 1972-1974 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series) (makeup artist - 42 episodes)
- The Battle of the Groups (1974) ... (makeup artist)
- A Matter of Principal (1974) ... (makeup artist)
- Confessions of an Orthodontist (1974) ... (makeup artist)
- By the Way... You're Fired (1974) ... (makeup artist)
- A Love Story (1974) ... (makeup artist)
 1974 Judgment: The Trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1973 Diana (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Who's Minding the Cat? (1973) ... (makeup artist)
 1971 A Tattered Web (TV Movie) (makeup artist - as Ben Nye II)
 1970-1971 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series) (makeup artist - 26 episodes)
- Ironside Spoof (1971) ... (makeup artist)
- The Candidate's Director (1971) ... (makeup artist)
- Sheriff Hater (1971) ... (makeup artist)
- Humperdoo's Magic Tire (1971) ... (makeup artist)
- Appleby's Garage Sale (1971) ... (makeup artist)
 1970 Norwood (makeup artist)
 1969 Insight (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Tuesday Night Is the Loneliest Night of the Week (1969) ... (makeup artist - as Ben Nye II)
 1966 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.14 (1966) ... (makeup artist - as Ben Nye II)
 1961 Sanctuary (makeup artist)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Ben Nye II | Ben Nye
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Trivia:

Father of Peter Nye and Kristen J. Nye. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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