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Jeff Dawn

As of 2022, I have department headed the make-up departments on over 40 films plus over 300 episodes on several television series. I specialize in action/adventure, futuristic/fantasy, war and period films, including seven with the actor, Dwayne Johnson. Before Arnold Schwarzenegger became Governor, I department headed 19 of Arnold's films. Also ... See full bio »

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day Make-Up Department
The 6th Day Make-Up Department
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Make-Up Department
Total Recall Make-Up Department


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  Space (TV Movie) (makeup department head) (filming)
 2022 Terror on the Prairie (makeup artist)
 2011-2020 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (makeup department head - 227 episodes)
- Aloha (2020) ... (makeup department head)
- A 'ohe ia e loa'a aku, he ulua kapapa no ka moana (2020) ... (makeup department head)
- He puhe'e miki (2020) ... (makeup department head)
- E ho'i na keiki oki uaua o na pali (2020) ... (makeup department head)
- Nalowale i ke 'ehu o he kai (2020) ... (makeup department head)
 2012 Battleship (makeup department head: Hawaii)
 2011 Answers to Nothing (makeup department head)
 2011/I Allegiance (Short) (key makeup artist)
  Lost (TV Series) (makeup artist - 6 episodes, 2010) (makeup supervisor - 2 episodes, 2010)
- The End (2010) ... (makeup artist)
- What They Died For (2010) ... (makeup artist)
- Across the Sea (2010) ... (makeup artist)
- The Candidate (2010) ... (makeup artist)
- The Last Recruit (2010) ... (makeup supervisor)
 2009-2010 Leverage (TV Series) (makeup department head - 15 episodes)
- The Maltese Falcon Job (2010) ... (makeup department head)
- The Three Strikes Job (2010) ... (makeup department head)
- The Future Job (2010) ... (makeup department head)
- The Zanzibar Marketplace Job (2010) ... (makeup department head)
- The Bottle Job (2010) ... (makeup department head)
 2009 Surrogates (makeup department head)
 2008 The Longshots (makeup department head)
 2007 The Game Plan (makeup department head)
 2006/I The Guardian (department head makeup: second unit, OR/WA)
 2006 Gridiron Gang (makeup department head)
 2005 Doom (makeup artist: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson)
 2005 Be Cool (makeup department head)
 2004 Walking Tall (makeup department head)
 2003 The Rundown (makeup department head)
 2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (makeup department head)
 2002 The Scorpion King (makeup designer) / (makeup supervisor)
 2002 Collateral Damage (makeup department head)
 2000 The 6th Day (makeup department head)
 1999 End of Days (makeup department head)
 1999 The 13th Warrior (makeup designer) / (makeup supervisor)
 1999 Deep Blue Sea (makeup department head)
 1997 Batman & Robin (makeup artist: Mr. Freeze)
 1996 Jingle All the Way (makeup department head)
 1996 Eraser (makeup supervisor)
 1996 T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (Video short) (makeup department head)
 1994 McKenna (TV Series) (makeup department head)
 1994 True Lies (makeup supervisor)
 1993 Last Action Hero (makeup supervisor) / (special makeup effects artist)
 1993 Cliffhanger (make-up supervisor)
 1992 Intruders (TV Series) (makeup artist - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (makeup artist)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (makeup artist)
 1992 Christmas in Connecticut (TV Movie) (makeup department head)
 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (key makeup department)
 1991 Flight of the Intruder (makeup artist)
 1990 Kindergarten Cop (makeup department head)
 1990 Total Recall (makeup department head)
 1989 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (makeup artist)
 1988 Twins (makeup department head)
 1988 Red Heat (makeup artist)
 1988 Colors (assistant makeup artist - as Jefferson Dawn)
 1987 The Running Man (key makeup artist - as Jefferson Dawn)
 1987 Predator (mud makeup artist - as Jefferson Dawn)
 1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (makeup artist)
 1986 Fresno (TV Mini Series) (makeup artist - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... (makeup artist)
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... (makeup artist)
 1986 Let's Get Harry (makeup artist - as Jefferson Dawn)
 1986 The Ladies Club (makeup department head - as Jefferson Dawn)
 1986 Bad Guys (makeup department head - uncredited)
 1985 The Midnight Hour (TV Movie) (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1985 To Live and Die in L.A. (head makeup artist - as Jefferson Dawn)
 1985 Teen Wolf (special makeup effects - as Jefferson Dawn)
 1984 The Terminator (makeup department head - as Jefferson Dawn)
 1984 Chattanooga Choo Choo (makeup department head)
 1983 Strangers Kiss (makeup artist - as Jefferson Dawn)
 1983 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series short) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- The Red Room Riddle (1983) ... (makeup artist - as Jefferson Dawn)
 1982 A New Day in Eden (TV Series) (makeup department head - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... (makeup department head)
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