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Greg Cannom

Greg Cannom was born in 1951 in the USA. He is known for his work on Vice (2018), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) and Dracula (1992). See full bio »


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Known For

Vice Makeup Department
Dracula Makeup Department
The Mask Makeup Department


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  El Secreto del Retrato (special makeup creator and applicator) / (special makeup designer: creator and applicator) / (special makeup effects artist) (pre-production)
  The Portrait's Secret (Prosthetic And Makeup Effects Designer) / (special makeup effects artist: Special Makeup Designer: Creator) (pre-production)
 2018/I Vice (special character makeup creator) / (special character makeup designer)
 2016/I Fan (special makeup designer and application)
 2016 Kapoor & Sons (makeup department head) / (prosthetics makeup) / (special makeup effects artist)
 2015 Jane Got a Gun (special effects makeup designer)
 2015 Tempus (Short) (special makeup creator and applicator)
 2014 My Brilliant Life (special makeup effects artist)
 2014 Coming Home (special age makeup)
 2013 Anna Nicole (TV Movie) (prosthetic designer - uncredited)
 2013 Face Off (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Mummy Mayhem (2013) ... (makeup artist)
 2012 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (special makeup creator and applicator)
 2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (prosthetic makeup: 'Teddy' bust)
 2009 Watchmen (special effects makeup)
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (special makeup creator and applicator)
 2008 Chaos Theory (special makeup designer)
 2006/I Babel (age makeup: Brad Pitt - uncredited)
 2006 Will & Grace (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- The Finale: Part 1 (2006) ... (makeup artist - uncredited)
 2006 Big Momma's House 2 (special makeup effects creator)
 2005 The Exorcism of Emily Rose (makeup effects consultant: Captive Audience Productions)
 2005 Son of the Mask (special makeup consultant)
 2004 White Chicks (makeup effects creator)
 2004 The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (special makeup effects artist)
 2004 Van Helsing (special makeup designer)
 2004 The Whole Ten Yards (age makeup artist: Kevin Pollak - uncredited)
 2004 The Passion of the Christ (makeup effects consultant)
 2003 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (special makeup artist: Russell Crowe)
 2003 Tiptoes (makeup effects consultant)
 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (makeup effects consultant) / (special makeup effects artist)
 2003 Bulletproof Monk (prosthetic makeup artist) / (special makeup effects artist)
 2003 The Singing Detective (makeup effects creator)
 2002 Gleason (TV Movie) (special makeup effects artist)
 2002 Point of Origin (TV Movie) (special makeup effects artist)
 2001 A Beautiful Mind (special makeup designer)
 2001 Ali (special makeup effects artist)
 2001 America's Sweethearts (special makeup effects artist)
 2001 Monkeybone (special makeup effects)
 2001 Hannibal (special makeup designer)
 2000 Little Nicky (age makeup artist: Dana Carvey)
 2000 Bless the Child (special makeup effects)
 2000 Big Momma's House (special makeup effects)
 1999 Bicentennial Man (old age makeup effects applied) / (old age makeup effects designer)
 1999 The Insider (special makeup artist: Russell Crowe)
 1999 Idle Hands (special makeup effects artist)
 1998 Beauty (TV Movie) (special makeup creator) / (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1998 Blade (special makeup effects artist)
 1998 Any Day Now (TV Series) (special age makeup)
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series) (special makeup effects - 2 episodes)
- The Original Wives Club (1998) ... (special makeup effects)
- Le voyage dans la lune (1998) ... (special makeup effects)
 1997 House of Frankenstein (TV Mini-Series) (special makeup effects creator - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... (special makeup effects creator)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (special makeup effects creator)
 1997 Titanic (special effects makeup: Old Rose)
 1997 Kull the Conqueror (special makeup artist - creature effects)
 1997 A Simple Wish (makeup effects: Cannom Creations)
 1997 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (special makeup effects creator)
 1996 Jingle All the Way (special makeup artist: Cannom Creations Inc.)
 1996 Space Truckers (designer and creator: Macanudo)
 1996 The Associate (special effects makeup creator)
 1996 Thinner (special makeup effects)
 1995 Nine Months (special makeup effects artist)
  Earth 2 (TV Series) (special makeup - 9 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode, 1994)
- Flower Child (1995) ... (special makeup)
- All About Eve (1995) ... (special makeup)
- The Boy Who Would Be Terrian King (1995) ... (special makeup)
- Survival of the Fittest (1995) ... (special makeup)
- After the Thaw (1995) ... (special makeup)
 1995 Roommates (special makeup)
 1994 The Puppet Masters (special makeup effects)
  On Our Own (TV Series) (special makeup creator - 1 episode, 1994) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode, 1994)
- Last Tango in St. Louis (1994) ... (special makeup creator)
- Pilot (1994) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 1994 The Mask (creator special makeup)
 1994 The Shadow (special makeup)
 1993 Heaven & Earth (special makeup)
 1993 Mrs. Doubtfire (special makeup designer)
 1993 The Man Without a Face (special makeup creator)
 1992 Human Target (TV Series) (special effects makeup - 1 episode)
- Unaired Pilot (1992) ... (special effects makeup - as Greg Cannom)
 1992 Hoffa (special makeup designer)
 1992 Forever Young (special makeup)
 1992 Dracula (special makeup effects created and applied by)
 1992 Batman Returns (special makeup effects artist - designer: Penguin Hand, uncredited)
 1992 Alien³ (special makeup effects: Los Angeles)
 1992 The Last P.O.W.? The Bobby Garwood Story (TV Movie) (special makeup)
 1991 Hook (special makeup)
 1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (special alien dog makeup)
 1991 Subspecies (Video) (special makeup effects)
  My Life and Times (TV Series) (special makeup designer - 4 episodes, 1991) (special make-up design - 1 episode, 1991)
- The Collapse of '98 (1991) ... (special makeup designer)
- Fare on Park Avenue (1991) ... (special makeup designer)
- Millennium (1991) ... (special make-up design)
- Our Wedding (1991) ... (special makeup designer)
- Jessie (1991) ... (special makeup designer)
  The Flash (TV Series) (special makeup effects creator - 1 episode, 1991) (special makeup creator - 1 episode, 1990)
- Alpha (1991) ... (special makeup effects creator)
- Out of Control (1990) ... (special makeup creator)
 1991 The Pit and the Pendulum (makeup effects: second unit) / (special makeup effects)
 1991 Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (special makeup)
 1991 Highlander II: The Quickening (special aging makeup creator)
 1990 Captain America (special makeup effects)
 1990 Postcards from the Edge (special makeup artist: Shirley Maclaine - uncredited)
 1990 The Exorcist III (special makeup creator)
 1990 Flatliners (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1990 Dick Tracy (special make-up application - uncredited)
  Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (special effects makeup creator - 2 episodes, 1990) (special makeup artist - 2 episodes, 1989 - 1990)
- The Ventriloquist's Dummy (1990) ... (special effects makeup creator)
- For Cryin' Out Loud (1990) ... (special effects makeup creator)
- Dead Right (1990) ... (special makeup artist)
- And All Through the House (1989) ... (special makeup artist)
 1990 Crash and Burn (Video) (special makeup effects artist)
 1990 Meridian (Video) (creature makeup effects)
 1989 Cyborg (special makeup effects)
 1989 Dr. Alien (makeup artist - as Greg Cannom Creations)
 1989 Monsters (TV Series) (special makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Fools' Gold (1989) ... (special makeup artist)
 1988 Kid Safe: The Video (Video short) (special effects makeup creator)
 1988 Fright Night Part 2 (special makeup creator: "Louie" and "Bocworth")
 1988 Big Top Pee-wee (duke the dog-faced boy by)
  Werewolf (TV Series) (werewolf makeup, effects and transformations - 5 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (werewolf makeup - 3 episodes, 1987)
- Gray Wolf (1988) ... (werewolf makeup, effects and transformations)
- All Hallow's Eve (1987) ... (werewolf makeup, effects and transformations)
- A World of Difference: Part 2 (1987) ... (werewolf makeup, effects and transformations)
- Friendly Haven (1987) ... (werewolf makeup, effects and transformations)
- Spectre of the Wolf (1987) ... (werewolf makeup, effects and transformations)
 1987 Cherry 2000 (special makeup effects artist)
 1987 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (special makeup - 1 episode)
- The Return of the Shaggy Dog (1987) ... (special makeup)
 1987 The Lost Boys (prosthetic effects: vampires)
 1987 A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (special makeup effects sequences)
 1986 Vicious Lips (special makeup effects artist: creature effects, 'Milo the Venusian Manbeast')
 1986 Vamp (special makeup effects)
  Amazing Stories (TV Series) (alien creatures creator - 1 episode, 1985) (mummy creatures creator - 1 episode, 1985)
- Fine Tuning (1985) ... (alien creatures creator)
- Mummy Daddy (1985) ... (mummy creatures creator)
 1985 Radioactive Dreams (special makeup)
 1985 Cocoon (special makeup effects)
 1984 Dreamscape (special makeup)
 1983 Surf II (special makeup)
 1983 Ozzy Osbourne: Bark at the Moon (Video short) (special makeup effects artist)
 1983 Michael Jackson: Thriller (Video short) (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1983 Curtains (prosthetics: act I)
 1982 The Sword and the Sorcerer (special makeup effects - as Gregory Cannom)
 1981 The Incredible Shrinking Woman (special makeup effects)
 1981 The Howling (additional makeup effects)
 1980 Without Warning (special makeup)
 1980 The Kidnapping of the President (makeup special effects)
 1979 An American Christmas Carol (TV Movie) (makeup creator: Henry Winkler)
 1979 Mistress of the Apes (special makeup)
 1978 Manbeast! Myth or Monster? (Documentary) (special makeup effects artist)
 1978 It Lives Again (special makeup effects: assistant to Rick Baker - uncredited)
 1978 The Fury (special makeup assistant - uncredited)
 1977 The Incredible Melting Man (special makeup assistant - uncredited)
 1977 Hot Tomorrows (special makeup effects artist)
Show Show Location management (1 credit)
Show Show Special effects (6 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (24 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Gregory Cannom | Greg Cannom Creations

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Greg Cannom, Kate Biscoe & Patricia Dehaney won the 2019 Academy Award in the Best Makeup and Hairstyling category for their work on Vice (2018).

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