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Robert J. Schiffer (1916–2005)

Robert J. Schiffer was born on September 4, 1916 in Seattle, Washington, USA. He is known for his work on TRON (1982), Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) and Splash (1984). He was married to Florence Schiffer. He died on April 26, 2005 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Makeup Department (206 credits)
 1996 Homeboys in Outer Space (TV Series) (makeup consultant - 2 episodes)
- The Pleasure Planet Principle, or G Marks the Spot (1996) ... (makeup consultant - as Bob Schiffer)
- There's No Space Like Home, or Return of the Jed Eye (1996) ... (makeup consultant - as Bob Schiffer)
 1987 Legacy of the Hollywood Blacklist (TV Movie documentary) (makeup artist)
 1986 Tough Guys (makeup artist) / (makeup supervisor)
  Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (makeup artist - 23 episodes, 1969 - 1982) (hair stylist - 2 episodes, 1970) (special makeup - 1 episode, 1986)
- I-Man (1986) ... (special makeup)
- The Adventures of Pollyanna (1982) ... (makeup artist)
- Tales of the Apple Dumpling Gang (1982) ... (makeup artist)
- The Ghosts of Buxley Hall: Part 2 (1980) ... (makeup artist)
- The Ghosts of Buxley Hall: Part 1 (1980) ... (makeup artist)
 1985 My Science Project (makeup supervisor)
 1985 Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (makeup artist: USA)
 1984 Frankenweenie (Short) (makeup artist)
 1984 Country (makeup supervisor)
 1984 Splash (makeup supervisor)
 1983 Something Wicked This Way Comes (creative makeup)
 1982 Tex (makeup supervisor)
 1982 TRON (makeup supervisor)
 1982 Herbie, the Love Bug (TV Series) (make-up - 4 episodes)
- Calling Doctor Herbie (1982) ... (make-up)
- Herbie, the Best Man (1982) ... (make-up)
- Herbie to the Rescue (1982) ... (make-up)
- Herbie the Matchmaker (1982) ... (make-up)
 1982 The Adventures of Pollyanna (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1982 Beyond Witch Mountain (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1982 Tales of the Apple Dumpling Gang (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1981 Condorman (makeup supervisor)
 1981 Amy (makeup supervisor)
 1981 The Devil and Max Devlin (makeup supervisor)
 1980 The Ghosts of Buxley Hall (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1980 Herbie Goes Bananas (makeup supervisor)
 1980 The Last Flight of Noah's Ark (makeup supervisor)
 1980 The Kids Who Knew Too Much (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1980 Midnight Madness (makeup artist)
 1979 The Black Hole (makeup supervisor)
 1979 The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (makeup artist)
 1979 The North Avenue Irregulars (makeup artist)
 1978 Hot Lead and Cold Feet (makeup artist)
 1978 The Cat from Outer Space (makeup artist)
 1978 Child of Glass (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1978 Return from Witch Mountain (makeup artist)
 1977 Pete's Dragon (makeup artist)
 1977 Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (makeup artist)
 1977 The New Mickey Mouse Club (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Showtime Day (1977) ... (makeup artist)
 1976 Freaky Friday (makeup artist)
 1976 The Shaggy D.A. (makeup artist)
 1976 Gus (makeup artist)
 1976 Treasure of Matecumbe (makeup artist)
 1976 The Flight of the Grey Wolf (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1976 No Deposit, No Return (makeup artist)
 1976 The Whiz Kid and the Carnival Caper (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1975 The Apple Dumpling Gang (makeup artist)
 1975 Escape to Witch Mountain (makeup artist)
 1975 The Strongest Man in the World (makeup artist)
 1974 The Island at the Top of the World (makeup artist)
 1974 Return of the Big Cat (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1974 The Castaway Cowboy (makeup artist)
 1974 The Bears and I (makeup artist)
 1974 Herbie Rides Again (makeup artist)
 1974 Hog Wild (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1974 The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1973 One Little Indian (makeup artist)
 1973 Charley and the Angel (makeup artist)
 1973 The World's Greatest Athlete (makeup artist)
 1973 Mystery in Dracula's Castle (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1972 Snowball Express (makeup artist)
 1972 Now You See Him, Now You Don't (makeup artist)
 1972 Napoleon and Samantha (makeup artist)
 1972 The Biscuit Eater (makeup artist)
 1971 The Strange Monster of Strawberry Cove (TV Movie) (makeup)
 1971 Bedknobs and Broomsticks (makeup artist)
 1971 The Million Dollar Duck (makeup artist)
 1971 Scandalous John (makeup artist)
 1971 The Barefoot Executive (makeup artist)
 1970 The Wild Country (makeup artist)
 1970 The Boatniks (makeup artist)
 1970 Menace on the Mountain (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1969 The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (makeup artist)
 1969 Secrets of the Pirates' Inn (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1969 The Gypsy Moths (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1969 Castle Keep (makeup artist)
 1968 The Legend of Lylah Clare (makeup artist - as Robert Schiffer)
 1966 The Professionals (makeup artist - as Robert Schiffer)
 1966 The Fortune Cookie (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1966 Cast a Giant Shadow (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1966 The Trouble with Angels (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1965 Cat Ballou (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1965 The Hallelujah Trail (makeup artist)
 1964 Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1964 My Fair Lady (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1964 Ensign Pulver (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1964 Robin and the 7 Hoods (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1964 Flight from Ashiya (makeup artist)
 1963 4 for Texas (makeup artist - as Robert Schiffer)
 1963 Cleopatra (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1963 The Leopard (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1963 A Child Is Waiting (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1962 Freud (makeup artist)
 1962 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (makeup artist)
 1962 Birdman of Alcatraz (makeup artist - as Robert Schiffer)
 1962 The Music Man (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1961 Judgment at Nuremberg (makeup)
 1961 The Devil at 4 O'Clock (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1961 The Young Savages (makeup artist - as Robert Schiffer)
 1960 The Wackiest Ship in the Army (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- The Miraculous Journey of Tadpole Chan (1960) ... (makeup artist)
 1960 Ocean's Eleven (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1960 Elmer Gantry (makeup - as Robert Schiffer)
 1959 The Devil's Disciple (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1959 The David Niven Show (TV Series) (makeup artist - 4 episodes)
- The Vengeance (1959) ... (makeup artist)
- Backtrack (1959) ... (makeup artist)
- Life Line (1959) ... (makeup artist)
- Fortune's Folly (1959) ... (makeup artist)
 1959 They Came to Cordura (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1959 Black Saddle (TV Series) (makeup artist - 9 episodes)
- Client: Vardon (1959) ... (makeup artist)
- Client: Nelson (1959) ... (makeup artist)
- Client: Frome (1959) ... (makeup artist)
- Client: Banks (1959) ... (makeup artist)
- Client: Braun (1959) ... (makeup artist)
 1959 The Rifleman (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- The Angry Man (1959) ... (makeup artist)
 1958 Separate Tables (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1958 Auntie Mame (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1958 Gigi (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1958 Run Silent Run Deep (assistant makeup artist - uncredited)
 1957 Pal Joey (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1957 The Amazing Colossal Man (makeup artist - as Bob Schiffer)
 1957 Forty Guns (makeup artist)
 1957 Operation Mad Ball (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1957 3:10 to Yuma (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1957 Sweet Smell of Success (makeup artist - as Robert Schiffer)
 1957 Fury at Showdown (makeup artist - as Bob Schiffer)
 1957 The Bachelor Party (makeup artist)
 1957 Crime of Passion (makeup artist)
 1956 Around the World in Eighty Days (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1956 Attack (makeup artist)
 1956 The Solid Gold Cadillac (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1956 The Eddy Duchin Story (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1956 The Harder They Fall (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1955 Picnic (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1955 My Sister Eileen (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1955 The Kentuckian (makeup artist - as Robert Schiffer)
 1955 Mister Roberts (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1955 Kiss Me Deadly (makeup artist - as Bob Schiffer)
 1955 Marty (makeup - as Robert Schiffer)
 1955 The Long Gray Line (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1954 Vera Cruz (makeup artist - as Robert Schiffer)
 1954 The Mickey Rooney Show (TV Series) (makeup supervisor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1954) ... (makeup supervisor)
 1954 Apache (makeup artist - as Robert Schiffer)
 1954 The Caine Mutiny (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1953 Miss Sadie Thompson (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1953 From Here to Eternity (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1953 The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1953 Salome (makeup artist)
 1952 Affair in Trinidad (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1951 Death of a Salesman (makeup artist)
 1951 The Barefoot Mailman (makeup artist)
 1951 Ten Tall Men (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1951 An American in Paris (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1951 Lorna Doone (makeup artist)
 1951 The Brave Bulls (makeup artist)
 1950 The Killer That Stalked New York (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1950 The Fuller Brush Girl (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1950 Rookie Fireman (makeup artist - as Bob Schiffer)
 1950 On the Isle of Samoa (makeup artist - as Bob Schiffer)
 1950 The Torch (makeup artist - as Robert Schiffer)
 1950 The Good Humor Man (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1950 Blondie's Hero (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1949 Bodyhold (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1949 And Baby Makes Three (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1949 All the King's Men (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1949 South of Death Valley (makeup artist - as Bob Schiffer)
 1949 Anna Lucasta (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1949 The Secret of St. Ives (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1949 We Were Strangers (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1949 The Undercover Man (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1949 Knock on Any Door (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1948 Adventures of Don Juan (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1948 Kiss the Blood Off My Hands (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1948 The Fuller Brush Man (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1947 The Lady from Shanghai (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1947 The Corpse Came C.O.D. (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1946 The Jolson Story (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1946 Talk About a Lady (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1946 Gilda (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1945 The Picture of Dorian Gray (makeup artist: Angela Lansbury - uncredited)
 1945 Tonight and Every Night (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1944 Cover Girl (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1942 The Magnificent Ambersons (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1941 Here Comes Mr. Jordan (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1941 Adam Had Four Sons (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1940 Arizona (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1940 Angels Over Broadway (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1940 Boom Town (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1939 Blondie Brings Up Baby (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1939 The Wizard of Oz (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1939 Coast Guard (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1939 Blondie Takes a Vacation (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1939 Only Angels Have Wings (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1938 Boys Town (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1937 The Awful Truth (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1937 Captains Courageous (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1937 Maytime (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1937 The Good Earth (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1936 After the Thin Man (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1936 Pennies from Heaven (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1936 The Charge of the Light Brigade (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1936 The Devil-Doll (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1936 Trouble for Two (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1935 Annie Oakley (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1935 A Night at the Opera (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1935 Mutiny on the Bounty (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1935 The Last Days of Pompeii (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1935 Top Hat (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1935 She (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1935 Becky Sharp (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1935 The Informer (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1934 The Gay Divorcee (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1934 The Merry Widow (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1932 Horse Feathers (makeup artist - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Bob Schiffer | Robert Schiffer
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Trivia:

He broke into the movie business as a teenager, when he did uncredited make-up work in the Marx Brothers' "Horse Feathers" in 1932. In a 69-year career, he worked on nearly 200 movies, including many classics. He made Burt Lancaster appear to age from 18 to 80 for his role in "The Birdman of Alcatraz". See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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