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Ken Chase was born in 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on Escape from New York (1981), Back to the Future Part II (1989) and The Color Purple (1985). See full bio »
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Escape from New York Makeup Department
Back to the Future Part II Makeup Department
The Color Purple Makeup Department
Back to the Future Makeup Department


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 2003 Old School (makeup artist - uncredited)
 2001 Evolution (key makeup artist)
 2001 What's the Worst That Could Happen? (makeup department head)
 2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (special makeup effects artist)
 2000 Gideon's Crossing (TV Series) (makeup artist)
 1999 Play It to the Bone (makeup artist)
 1999 The Limey (makeup artist)
 1999 Edtv (key makeup artist)
 1998 Six Days Seven Nights (key makeup artist)
 1997 Private Parts (makeup artist: Howard)
 1997 Payback (TV Movie) (key makeup artist)
 1996 Spy Hard (key makeup & prosthetics)
 1995 The Fantasticks (makeup supervisor)
 1995 Mr. Holland's Opus (makeup artist: Mr. Dreyfuss)
 1995 Tall Tale (makeup artist)
 1993 Beethoven's 2nd (makeup artist)
 1993 Heart and Souls (key makeup artist)
 1993 Fire in the Sky (makeup artist)
 1992 Sinatra (TV Mini-Series) (makeup artist - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... (makeup artist)
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... (makeup artist)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (makeup artist)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (makeup artist)
 1992 Frozen Assets (makeup artist: Ms. Long)
 1992 Out on a Limb (key makeup artist)
 1992 Diggstown (key makeup artist) / (prosthetic makeup artist)
 1991 City Slickers (key makeup artist - as Kenneth Chase)
 1990 Kindergarten Cop (makeup artist)
 1989 Back to the Future Part II (makeup designer)
 1989 Billy Crystal: Midnight Train to Moscow (TV Special documentary) (makeup artist)
 1989 When Harry Met Sally... (makeup artist: Billy Crystal - as Kenneth Chase)
 1989 How I Got Into College (makeup artist)
 1989 Troop Beverly Hills (makeup artist: Ms. Long)
 1988 Memories of Me (makeup artist)
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (key makeup artist: USA - as Kenneth Chase)
 1988 The Couch Trip (makeup artist)
 1987 Throw Momma from the Train (makeup artist)
 1986 A Smoky Mountain Christmas (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1986 The Golden Child (makeup designer and creator)
 1986 Big Trouble in Little China (makeup supervisor)
 1985 The Color Purple (makeup designer)
 1985 Back to the Future (makeup creator)
 1985 Fletch (makeup artist)
 1985 First Steps (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1985 The Falcon and the Snowman (makeup artist)
 1984 Irreconcilable Differences (makeup artist)
 1983 Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 (makeup artist)
 1983 Star 80 (makeup supervisor)
 1983 The Sting II (makeup artist)
 1982 The Toy (makeup artist)
 1982 The Thing (makeup artist - as Kenneth Chase)
 1981 Sharky's Machine (makeup artist)
 1981 Looker (makeup artist)
 1981 Escape from New York (makeup artist supervisor)
 1981 Going Ape! (makeup artist)
 1980 A Time for Miracles (TV Movie) (makeup artist - as Kenneth Chase)
 1980 Heaven's Gate (makeup artist)
 1980 Ruckus (makeup artist)
 1980 The Stunt Man (makeup designer)
 1980 Flamingo Road (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1980) ... (makeup artist)
 1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series) (makeup designer - 7 episodes)
- Part VII (1960-1967) (1979) ... (makeup designer)
- Part VI (1939-1950) (1979) ... (makeup designer)
- Part V (1932-1933) (1979) ... (makeup designer)
- Part IV (1917-1921) (1979) ... (makeup designer)
- Part III (1914-1917) (1979) ... (makeup designer)
 1978 The One and Only (makeup artist)
 1977 Heroes (makeup artist)
 1977 The Possessed (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1977 Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (TV Movie) (makeup designer)
 1976 Brenda Starr (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1976 Helter Skelter (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1976 Rhoda (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Don't Give Up the Office (1976) ... (makeup artist)
 1976 Griffin and Phoenix (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1975 Katherine (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1975 At Long Last Love (makeup artist)
 1975 Up from the Ape (Documentary) (makeup artist)
 1975 The Honorable Sam Houston (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1974 The House on Skull Mountain (makeup artist)
 1974 99 and 44/100% Dead (makeup artist)
 1972-1973 Gunsmoke (TV Series) (makeup artist - 10 episodes)
- This Golden Land (1973) ... (makeup artist - as Kenneth Chase)
- Jesse (1973) ... (makeup artist)
- A Quiet Day in Dodge (1973) ... (makeup artist)
- Jubilee (1972) ... (makeup artist)
- Hostage! (1972) ... (makeup artist)
 1972 Prime Cut (makeup artist)
 1972 Jeremiah Johnson (makeup artist)
 1972 Something Evil (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1971 Summer of '42 (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1970 Night Chase (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1969 The Good Guys (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- A Chimp Named Sam (1969) ... (makeup artist)
 1968-1969 The Wild Wild West (TV Series) (makeup artist - 23 episodes)
- The Night of the Tycoons (1969) ... (makeup artist - as Kenneth Chase)
- The Night of the Plague (1969) ... (makeup artist - as Kenneth Chase)
- The Night of the Cossacks (1969) ... (makeup artist - as Kenneth Chase)
- The Night of the Bleak Island (1969) ... (makeup artist - as Kenneth Chase)
- The Night of the Diva (1969) ... (makeup artist - as Kenneth Chase)
 1969 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Once Upon a Time: Part 1 (1969) ... (makeup artist - as Kenneth Chase)
 1968 Planet of the Apes (makeup artist - uncredited)
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Shares memories of working on the TV series The Wild Wild West (1965) in Tom Weaver's books "A Sci-Fi Swarm and Horror Horde" (McFarland & Co., 2010) and "Wild Wild Westerners" (BearManor, 2012).

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