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Trefor Proud

Trefor Proud was born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and has since lived in South Africa, England and is now a citizen of the USA. As a child he was fascinated by old time Hollywood and spent as much time as he could in the local movie houses....he was always fascinated by the power of transformation that was achieved by makeup. His career began in the ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Gladiator Makeup Department
Defiance Makeup Department
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The Rite Makeup Department


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 2016 Veeram: Macbeth (makeup artist) (post-production)
 2016 Mr. Church (makeup department head)
 2015 Spy (head makeup artist - as Trefor A. Proud)
 2014 The Purge: Anarchy (makeup department head)
 2013 Ender's Game (makeup department head)
 2012 Jack Reacher (makeup department head)
 2011 The Rite (hair designer) / (makeup designer)
 2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street (hair department head: Los Angeles & insert units) / (makeup department head: Los Angeles & insert units)
 2009 London Dreams (makeup department head)
 2008/I Defiance (hair designer) / (makeup designer)
 2008/I W. (makeup department head)
 2007 Miguel and William (makeup department head)
 2006 Eragon (chief makeup artist)
 2006 Copying Beethoven (hair designer) / (makeup designer)
 2005 Dead Fish (key makeup artist)
 2005 Kinky Boots (hair designer) / (makeup designer)
 2004/I Closer (key makeup artist)
 2003 The Statement (key hair designer) / (makeup department head)
 2003 The Visual Bible: The Gospel of John (makeup artist)
 2003 Underworld (key makeup artist)
 2003 Octane (chief makeup artist)
 2002 Nicholas Nickleby (hair stylist - uncredited)
 2002 Morvern Callar (makeup artist)
 2001 The Cat's Meow (hair designer) / (makeup designer)
 2000 The Golden Bowl (makeup artist)
 2000 Gladiator (makeup artist)
 1999 Topsy-Turvy (makeup artist)
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (makeup artist: second unit)
 1999 A Midsummer Night's Dream (makeup artist)
 1998 Basil (chief makeup artist)
 1997 Amy Foster (makeup artist)
 1997 Snow White: A Tale of Terror (assistant makeup artist)
 1997 Bent (chief makeup artist)
 1996 In Love and War (makeup artist: second unit)
 1995 GoldenEye (makeup artist)
 1995 Mad Dogs and Englishmen (makeup artist)
 1990 The Children (hair stylist) / (makeup artist)
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