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Donald Mowat

He's a Canadian, British and naturalized American citizen. He started in amateur theatre and operatic societies as well as community cable television while still in high school. First film was as an assistant makeup artist on "Joshua Then and Now" and continued working as assistant makeup on numerous projects including "Anne of Green Gables" 'The ... See full bio »

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Prisoners Makeup Department
Blade Runner 2049 Makeup Department
Sicario Makeup Department
Nocturnal Animals Makeup Department


Hide Hide Show Show Makeup Department (102 credits)
 2020/I Dune (hair department head) / (makeup and hair designer) / (makeup department head) / (prosthetics designer) (post-production)
 2021 The Little Things (makeup department head-makeup designer) (completed)
 2019 Spider-Man: Far from Home (makeup artist: Mr. Gyllenhaal)
 2019 Velvet Buzzsaw (makeup department head) / (makeup designer)
 2018 First Man (makeup artist: Mr. Gosling) / (makeup department head)
 2018 The Darkest Minds (hair designer) / (makeup department head) / (makeup designer)
 2017 Blade Runner 2049 (head of department makeup designer)
 2017 2048: Nowhere to Run (Short) (makeup department head)
 2017/I Stronger (hair designer) / (makeup designer)
 2017 2036: Nexus Dawn (Short) (makeup department head)
 2016 Nocturnal Animals (makeup department head)
 2015/I Spectre (makeup artist: Mr Craig)
 2015 Sicario (makeup department head)
 2015 Every Thing Will Be Fine (key makeup artist)
 2015/I Life (makeup designer)
 2014 Nightcrawler (makeup department head)
 2013 Prisoners (make-up department head)
 2012 Buried Treasure (Short) (makeup department head)
 2012 Skyfall (makeup artist: Daniel Craig)
 2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (makeup artist: Mr. Craig, U.S.)
 2011 Dream House (makeup department head) / (personal makeup artist: Mr. Craig)
 2011 Cowboys & Aliens (makeup artist: Mr. Craig)
 2011 James Bond Supports International Women's Day (Short) (make up artist Mr.Craig)
 2010/I The Fighter (makeup department head)
 2010 Casino Jack (makeup department head) / (personal makeup artist: Mr. Spacey)
 2010 The Other Guys (makeup artist: Mr. Wahlberg)
 2010 Repo Men (makeup department head)
 2009 Cop House (TV Movie) (makeup department head)
 2008 Max Payne (makeup artist: Mark Wahlberg) / (makeup department head)
 2008 Entourage (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Unlike a Virgin (2008) ... (makeup artist: Mark Wahlberg)
 2008/I Mirrors (makeup artist: Mr. Sutherland - as Donald J. Mowat)
 2008 The Happening (makeup artist: Mr. Wahlberg's)
 2007 We Own the Night (makeup artist: Mr. Wahlberg - as Donald J. Mowat)
 2007/I Shooter (makeup artist: Mr.Wahlberg - as Donald J. Mowat)
 2006 The Departed (makeup artist: Mr. Wahlberg)
 2006 Invincible (makeup artist: Mr. Wahlberg)
 2006 The Sentinel (makeup artist: Kiefer Sutherland)
 2006 Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story (TV Mini-Series) (makeup supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Part Two (2006) ... (makeup supervisor)
- Part One (2006) ... (makeup supervisor)
 2005 Four Brothers (makeup artist: Mr.Wahlberg - uncredited)
 2005 Fever Pitch (makeup artist: Mr. Fallon - as Donald J. Mowat)
 2005 Assault on Precinct 13 (key makeup artist - as Donald J. Mowat)
 2004 Taking Lives (makeup department head)
 2003 The Human Stain (makeup artist: Mr. Hopkins - as Donald J. Mowat) / (makeup department head - as Donald J. Mowat)
 2003 The Italian Job (makeup artist: Mr.Wahlberg)
 2002 The Truth About Charlie (makeup artist: Mr. Wahlberg - as Donald Mowatt)
 2002 8 Mile (makeup supervisor)
 2001 Heist (supervising makeup artist)
 2001 Rock Star (makeup artist: Mark Wahlberg)
 2001 Planet of the Apes (makeup artist: Mr. Wahlberg - as Donald J. Mowat)
 2000 The Perfect Storm (makeup artist: Mark Wahlberg)
 2000 Frequency (key makeup artist - as Donald J. Mowat)
 2000 The Yards (key makeup artist)
 1999 Three Kings (makeup artist: Mr. Wahlberg)
 1999 The Corruptor (makeup department head)
 1999 Gloria (makeup artist: Mr. Northam)
 1998 The Big Hit (key makeup artist - as Donald J. Mowat)
 1998 The Sleep Room (key makeup artist)
 1997 Mimic (makeup department head)
 1997 Love! Valour! Compassion! (key makeup artist)
 1996 Extreme Measures (key makeup artist - as Donald J. Mowat)
 1996 Bogus (co-key makeup artist - as Donald J. Mowat)
 1996 Fly Away Home (makeup artist - as Donald J. Mowat)
 1996 Harriet the Spy (key makeup artist - as Donald J. Mowat)
 1995 Voices (makeup artist)
 1995 Margaret's Museum (makeup artist: Kate Nelligan and Helena Bonham-Carter) / (makeup department head)
 1995 In the Mouth of Madness (makeup artist - as Donald J. Mowat)
 1994 Million Dollar Babies (TV Mini-Series) (makeup department head - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... (makeup department head)
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... (makeup department head)
 1994 Trapped in Paradise (makeup department head)
 1994 The Babymaker: The Dr. Cecil Jacobson Story (TV Movie) (makeup department head)
 1993 Shattered Trust: The Shari Karney Story (TV Movie) (makeup department head)
 1993 Life with Mikey (key makeup artist)
 1993 Armen and Bullik (TV Movie) (makeup department head)
 1992 Bordertown Cafe (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1992 Terror on Track 9 (TV Movie) (makeup department head)
 1992 The Great Diamond Robbery (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1992 Last Wish (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1991 Final Judgment (TV Movie) (key makeup artist)
 1991 Le peloton d'exécution (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1991 In the Nick of Time (TV Movie) (makeup department head)
 1991 A Little Piece of Heaven (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1991 Mark Twain and Me (TV Movie) (makeup department head)
 1991 The Return of Eliot Ness (TV Movie) (key makeup artist)
 1991 Body Parts (assistant makeup artist)
 1991 If Looks Could Kill (key makeup artist)
 1991 Captain Power: The Beginning (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1990 Christmas in America (TV Movie) (makeup department head)
 1990 Beautiful Dreamers (key makeup artist)
  C.B.C.'s Magic Hour (TV Series) (makeup department head - 1 episode, 1989) (makeup artist - 1 episode, 1989)
- Pray for Me, Paul Henderson (1989) ... (makeup department head)
- Rookies (1989) ... (makeup artist)
 1989 Glory! Glory! (TV Movie) (makeup department head)
 1989 Passion and Paradise (TV Movie) (makeup artist) / (makeup department head)
 1988 Shadow Dancing (makeup artist)
 1987 A Child's Christmas in Wales (TV Movie) (assistant makeup)
 1987 Too Outrageous! (assistant makeup artist)
 1987 Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future (TV Series) (makeup department head)
 1987 The Kidnapping of Baby John Doe (TV Movie) (assistant makeup artist - as Donald-James Mowat)
 1987 The Believers (assistant makeup artist - uncredited)
 1987 Anne of Avonlea (TV Mini-Series) (first assistant makeup artist - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... (first assistant makeup artist)
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... (first assistant makeup artist)
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... (first assistant makeup artist)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... (first assistant makeup artist)
 1986 Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show (TV Series) (makeup artist - 3 episodes)
- Treasure Hunt (1986) ... (makeup artist)
- Sleepover (1986) ... (makeup artist)
- Masquerade (1986) ... (makeup artist)
 1985 Frontiers (TV Mini-Series) (first assistant makeup artist)
 1985 Anne of Green Gables (TV Mini-Series) (daily assistant makeup artist - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1985) ... (daily assistant makeup artist - uncredited)
- Part 1 (1985) ... (daily assistant makeup artist - uncredited)
 1985 Hot Water (makeup artist)
 1985 Joshua Then and Now (daily makeup assistant - uncredited)
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Show Show Self (1 credit)

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Other Works:

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Alternate Names:

Donald J. Mowat | Donald-James Mowat | Donald Mowatt

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December 2012 Mr Mowat received Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee Medal for service to film.

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