Won 4 Oscars.
Another 18 wins & 31 nominations.
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(TV Movie) (special makeup effects)
(additional makeup effects - uncredited)
(special makeup effects artist)
(special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
(special makeup designer)
(TV Mini-Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode, 1977) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode, 1977)
- Part Eight
... (makeup artist: Leslie Uggams) / (special makeup effects artist)
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You have to understand that rightly or wrongly, I consider myself an artist and I consider the work that we do art. In helping to tell stories by creating these characters. I came out as an actor. I am not a technician. I am techno-ignorant, but I love creating characters and telling wonderful stories. Thinking of myself as an artist doesn't allow me to think of size having to do with importance.
Has four grandchildren.
Best known for his use of animatronic creatures