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Rosario Prestopino (1950–2008)

Rosario Prestopino was born on December 18, 1950 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He is known for his work on Demons (1985), Demons 2 (1986) and Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981). He died on May 13, 2008 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »


(age 57) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Demons Makeup Department
Demons 2
Demons 2 Makeup Department
Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror
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 2008 Questa notte è ancora nostra (makeup artist)
 2007 J.E.S. (Video short) (makeup artist) / (special makeup effects artist)
 2006 Io, l'altro (makeup artist)
 2004 Nel mio amore (makeup artist)
 2002 Il corridoio (Short) (makeup artist)
 2001 Crociati (TV Movie) (key makeup artist)
 2001 The Body (makeup assistant)
 2000 Vola Sciusciù (TV Movie) (key makeup artist)
 2000 Up at the Villa (makeup artist)
 1995 Tummy (Video) (chief make-up artist)
 1993 Dark Friday (key makeup artist)
 1991 Il muro di gomma (makeup artist)
 1991 The Devil's Daughter (makeup artist)
 1990 American risciò (makeup artist) / (special makeup effects)
 1990 Meridian (Video) (makeup artist)
 1989 Rose Bluelight (makeup artist)
 1989 Paganini Horror (special makeup effects artist - as Prestopino)
 1989 The Church (makeup artist)
 1989 Maya (special makeup effects artist)
 1989 Quattro storie di donne (TV Mini-Series) (key makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Rose (1989) ... (key makeup artist)
 1989 Demons 6: De Profundis (special makeup effects artist - as R. Prestopino)
 1988 Vincere per vincere (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1988 Minaccia d'amore (makeup artist)
 1987 Opera (key makeup artist)
 1987 La sporca insegna del coraggio (makeup artist)
 1987 Sicilian Connection (makeup artist)
 1987 Le foto di Gioia (makeup artist)
 1987 The Barbarians (key makeup artist)
 1987 Brivido giallo (TV Series) (special makeup artist - 1 episode)
- A cena col vampiro (1987) ... (special makeup artist)
 1986 Demons 2 (key makeup artist) / (special makeup effects)
 1986 La bonne (makeup artist)
 1985 Caccia al ladro d'autore (TV Series) (key makeup artist - 1 episode)
- La foresta che vola (1985) ... (key makeup artist)
 1985 Demons (makeup artist) / (special makeup effects)
 1985 White Slave (assistant makeup artist)
 1985 Christopher Columbus (TV Mini-Series) (makeup artist - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... (makeup artist)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (makeup artist)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (makeup artist)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... (makeup artist)
 1984 I guerrieri dell'anno 2072 (makeup artist)
 1983 I padroni del mondo (director of makeup)
 1983 La guerra del ferro: Ironmaster (makeup artist)
 1982 La bimba di Satana (makeup artist)
 1982 Lo squartatore di New York (makeup assistant: second unit)
 1981 The Black Cat (assistant makeup artist)
 1981 Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (masks) / (special makeup effects artist)
 1980 City of the Living Dead (assistant makeup artist)
 1980 Patrick Still Lives (makeup artist)
 1980 Zombie Holocaust (second makeup artist)
 1979 Lo scoiattolo (key makeup artist)
 1979 Zombie (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1977 La stanza del vescovo (assistant makeup artist)
 1975 Il solco di pesca (hair stylist)
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Alternate Names:

R. Prestopino | Prestopino

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