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Michael O'Brien (V)

Michael O'Brien is known for his work on Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), The Avengers (2012) and Stargate SG-1 (1997). See full bio »
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 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past (key sculptor: Legacy Effects - uncredited)
 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (key sculptor: Legacy Effects)
 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (lead sculptor/special makeup effects: Optic Nerve Studios, Inc. - uncredited)
 2013 Pacific Rim (key artist: Legacy Effects - uncredited)
 2013 Iron Man 3 (key artist: Legacy Effects - uncredited)
 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (sculptor: Legacy Effects)
 2012 The Avengers (key sculptor: Legacy Effects)
 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (key artist: Legacy Effects)
 2011 Dolphin Tale (key sculptor: K.N.B. EFX Group, Inc.)
 2011 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (sculptor: KNB EFX Group Inc.)
 2011 Fright Night (sculptor: KNB EFX Group Inc.)
 2011 Cowboys & Aliens (key special effects artist: Legacy Effects)
 2011 Priest (sculptor: KNB Effects Group Inc.)
 2010 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (sculptor: KNB Effects Group Inc.)
 2010 The United Monster Talent Agency (Short) (sculptor: KNB EFX Group, Inc.)
 2010 Piranha 3D (sculptor: KNB Effects Group Inc.)
 2010 Predators (sculptor: KNB EFX GROUP, INC. - as Michael Corey O'Brien)
 2010 The Last Airbender (sculptor: Quantum Creation FX)
 2009 Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (sculptor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2009 Where the Wild Things Are (mold department: Jim Henson's Creature Shop)
 2009 G-Force (sculptor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (sculptor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2009 Super Capers: The Origins of Ed and the Missing Bullion (sculptor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2009 Race to Witch Mountain (sculptor: Amalgamated Dynamics - as Mike O'Brien)
 2009 Dragonball: Evolution (sculptor: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2007 Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (creature effects: Amalgamated Dynamics)
 2007/I The Invasion (sculptor: Masters FX)
 2007 Spider-Man 3 (sculptor)
 2007 Pathfinder (lab technician: Masters FX - uncredited)
 2006 Altered (mold department technician: Spectral Motion Inc.)
 2006 Lady in the Water (creature effects technician: Spectral Motion Inc.)
 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand (sculptor/mold department: Spectral Motion Inc.)
 2004 AVP: Alien vs. Predator (sculptor: Amalgamated Dynamics)
 2004 Van Helsing (special effects makeup technician: Captive Audience Productions)
 2004 The Passion of the Christ (mold department/technician: Captive Audience Productions)
 2004 Skinned Deep (mold/fabrication departments: Atlantic West Effects - as Mike O'Brien)
 2003 Scary Movie 3 (mold department: Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc. - as Mike O'Brien)
 2003 Underworld (mold department: Patrick Tatopoulos Designs, Inc./A.W.E.)
 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (mold/lab technician: Captive Audience Prod. Inc.)
 2003 Willard (special effects technician)
 2003 House of 1000 Corpses (mold department: Ex Mortis Effects)
 2002 Men in Black II (mold department/seaming department: Cinovation - uncredited)
 2002 Eye See You (mold/lab technician: Steve Johnson's XFX)
 2001 Say It Isn't So (special effects technician: Alterian Studios - uncredited)
 2001 Monkeybone (mold department: Steve Johnson's XFX - uncredited)
 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (foam department effects technician: Cinovation Studios)
 2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (foam department effects technician: Cinovation Studios)
 1999 Bicentennial Man (fabricator: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.)
 1999 Cremaster 2 (prosthetic makeup effects: Atlantic West Effects) / (special effects technician: Atlantic West Effects)
 1999 Angel (TV Series) (special effects makeup: Optic Nerve - 2001)
 1999 Can of Worms (TV Movie) (mold department: Steve Johnson's XFX Inc. - uncredited)
 1999 Storm of the Century (TV Mini-Series) (mold department: Steve Johnson's XFX Inc.)
 1998 Mercy Point (TV Series) (special effects technician: Steve Johnson's XFX - uncredited)
 1998 Blade (mold department: Atlantic West Effects)
 1998 Species II (special effects fabrication: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. - uncredited)
 1997 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series) (mold department: Masters FX Inc. - 2003)
 1997 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (mold/seaming departments: Optic Nerve)
 1995 The Outer Limits (TV Series) (mold department: Steve Johnson's XFX)
 1991 Basket Case 3 (special makeup effects artist: Atlantic West Effects - as Mike O'Brien)
 1991 Back to the Future... The Ride (Short) (skin: tyrannosaurus rex crew)
 1988 The Unholy (apprentice coordinator: additional special effects crew)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Michael Corey O'Brien | Mike O'Brien

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