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Louie Zakarian

Louie Zakarian was born on April 29, 1968 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Requiem for a Dream (2000), Southpaw (2015) and Saturday Night Live (1975). See full bio »

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Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Requiem for a Dream
Requiem for a Dream Makeup Department
Southpaw Makeup Department
Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live Makeup Department
The Magnificent Seven
The Magnificent Seven Makeup Department


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 2016 Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet to Come (TV Movie) (hair / make-up) (filming)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (makeup artist - 67 episodes, 2009 - 2016) (makeup department head - 27 episodes, 1999 - 2013) (makeup - 4 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (key makeup artist - 2 episodes, 1999 - 2006)
- Lin-Manuel Miranda/Twenty One Pilots (2016) ... (makeup artist)
- Margot Robbie/The Weeknd (2016) ... (makeup artist)
- Fred Armisen/Courtney Barnett (2016) ... (makeup artist)
- Drake (2016) ... (makeup artist)
- Brie Larson/Alicia Keys (2016) ... (makeup artist)
 2016 The Magnificent Seven (special makeup effects artist)
 2016 Goodnight, Sweet Prince (TV Special) (makeup artist)
 2015 Southpaw (makeup artist for jake gyllenhaal)
 2015 Live from New York! (Documentary) (hair stylist) / (makeup artist)
 2015 Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (TV Special) (makeup artist)
 2014 SNL Sports Spectacular (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 2014 Saturday Night Live: Best of This Season (TV Special) (makeup artist)
 2013 Saturday Night Live: Halloween (TV Special) (makeup artist)
 2012 Oscar Etiquette (Short) (makeup effects)
 2012 Under African Skies (Documentary) (hair stylist) / (makeup artist)
 2011 The Harmony Game (Documentary) (makeup artist)
 2010/I The Switch (special effects makeup artist)
  Fringe (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 5 episodes, 2009) (special effects makeup designer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2010)
- Unearthed (2010) ... (special effects makeup designer - as Louis Zakarian)
- There's More Than One of Everything (2009) ... (special effects makeup designer - as Louis Zakarian)
- The Road Not Taken (2009) ... (special makeup effects artist - as Louis Zakarian)
- Midnight (2009) ... (special makeup effects artist - as Louis Zakarian)
- Bad Dreams (2009) ... (special makeup effects artist - as Louis Zakarian)
 2009 The Unusuals (TV Series) (key makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2009) ... (key makeup artist)
 2008 Cadillac Records (special effects makeup designer)
 2007 Funny Games (special makeup effects artist)
 2007 Across the Universe (prosthetic makeup designer - uncredited) / (prosthetic supervisor - uncredited)
 2007 Evening (special makeup effects artist)
 2005 The Producers (special makeup effects artist)
 2004 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell - Volume 2 (Video documentary) (makeup department head) / (makeup designer)
 2003 Second Born (special makeup effects designer)
 2003 Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special (TV Special) (makeup department head)
 2002 Paper Soldiers (special makeup effects designer)
 2001 Saturday Night Live: Mother's Day Special (TV Special) (key makeup artist) / (makeup department head)
 2000 Requiem for a Dream (key artist: Vincent J. Guastini) / (makeup effects coordinator: Vincent J. Guastini)
 1999 Man on the Moon (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1999 Saturday Night Live 25 (TV Special documentary) (makeup department head)
 1999 The Cider House Rules (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1993 Wonderguy (special makeup effects)
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