Ve Neill

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Ve Neill was born in 1951 in Riverside, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) and Edward Scissorhands (1990). See full bio »

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Known For

Edward Scissorhands Make-Up Department
Mrs. Doubtfire Make-Up Department


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 2021 West Coast Fashion (Video) (makeup artist - as Ve Neil)
 2019 The Highwaymen (makeup department head)
 2018 Welcome to Marwen (makeup department head)
 2018 A Star Is Born (makeup department head)
 2017 Shock and Awe (makeup department head)
 2016 LBJ (makeup department head)
 2016 Pee-wee's Big Holiday (makeup department head)
 2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (makeup department head) / (makeup designer)
 2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (makeup department head) / (makeup designer)
 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past (beauty makeup designer: Jennifer Lawrence - uncredited)
 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (makeup artist: Mr. Garfield and Ms. Stone)
 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (makeup department head) / (makeup designer)
 2013 The Host (makeup department head)
 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man (makeup department head)
 2012 The Hunger Games (makeup department head) / (makeup designer)
 2012 John Carter (makeup department head: second unit)
 2011 Trespass (makeup department head)
 2011 Priest (makeup department head)
 2011 The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway (TV Movie) (makeup - as Ve Neil)
 2009 The Soloist (makeup department head) / (makeup designer)
 2009 I Love You Phillip Morris (makeup department head)
 2008 The Love Guru (makeup designer)
 2008 Barbiere, IL (makeup artist)
 2007 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (hair stylist: Mr. Depp) / (makeup artist: Mr. Depp)
 2007 I'm Calling Frank (makeup supervisor)
 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (makeup department head) / (makeup effects creator)
 2007 Creature People (Video documentary short) (makeup artist)
 2006 Eragon (makeup artist: Durza, motion rig unit)
 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (makeup department head) / (makeup effects creator)
 2005 The Weather Man (makeup department head)
 2005 Constantine (makeup department head)
 2004 The Chronicles of Riddick (special makeup effects artist)
 2004/I Twisted (special makeup effects artist)
 2003 Duplex (key makeup artist)
 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember (makeup artist: Mr. DeVito)
 2002 Jack Pierce: The Man Behind the Monsters (Video documentary) (makeup artist)
 2002 Death to Smoochy (creative makeup) / (hair consultant)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (key makeup artist)
 2001 Blow (makeup department head)
 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (makeup artist)
 1999 A Tribute to the Wizard of Oz (Video short) (makeup artist)
 1999 Galaxy Quest (makeup department head)
 1999 Man on the Moon (makeup department head)
 1999 Stigmata (makeup department head)
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini Series) (makeup effects artist - 2 episodes)
- The Original Wives Club (1998) ... (makeup effects artist)
- Le voyage dans la lune (1998) ... (makeup effects artist)
 1997 Amistad (makeup department head)
 1997 Gattaca (makeup supervisor)
 1997 Batman & Robin (key makeup artist)
 1997 The Shining (TV Mini Series) (makeup artist - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... (makeup artist)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... (makeup artist)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (makeup artist)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (makeup artist: Mr. Nicholson)
 1996 Matilda (key makeup artist)
 1995 Batman Forever (key makeup artist)
 1994 Cobb (makeup artist)
 1994 Junior (makeup artist: Mr. DeVito)
 1994 Ed Wood (key makeup artist)
 1993 Mrs. Doubtfire (key makeup artist)
 1992 Hoffa (supervising makeup artist)
 1992 Batman Returns (makeup supervisor)
 1991 Hook (makeup artist: Julia Roberts)
 1991 Curly Sue (makeup artist)
 1990 Edward Scissorhands (makeup department head)
 1990 Flatliners (makeup artist)
 1990 Dick Tracy (special character make-up artist)
 1987-1989 Pee-wee's Playhouse (TV Series) (makeup artist - 22 episodes)
- I Remember Curtis (1989) ... (makeup artist)
- Let's Play Office (1989) ... (makeup artist)
- Chairry Tee Drive (1989) ... (makeup artist)
- Heat Wave (1989) ... (makeup artist)
- Rebarella (1989) ... (makeup artist)
 1988 Christmas at Pee-wee's Playhouse (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1988 Big Top Pee-wee (make-up artist)
 1988 Beetlejuice (makeup artist)
 1987 The Lost Boys (makeup artist)
 1983-1986 The A-Team (TV Series) (makeup artist - 61 episodes)
- The Sound of Thunder (1986) ... (makeup artist)
- The Little Town with an Accent (1986) ... (makeup artist)
- The Trouble with Harry (1986) ... (makeup artist)
- Mission of Peace (1986) ... (makeup artist)
- Beneath the Surface (1986) ... (makeup artist)
 1985 Radioactive Dreams (makeup designer)
 1983 Jane Doe (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1982 Slapstick of Another Kind (special effects makeup)
 1982 Money on the Side (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1982 Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (Documentary) (makeup artist)
 1982 Lily for President? (TV Special) (makeup artist: Ms. Tomlin)
 1982 The Sword and the Sorcerer (head makeup artist)
 1981 Lily: Sold Out (TV Special) (make-up: Ms. Tomlin)
 1981 The Incredible Shrinking Woman (makeup artist)
 1980 9 to 5 (makeup artist: Ms. Tomlin)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (makeup artist)
 1979 The Day Time Ended (makeup artist)
 1979 The Dark (hair stylist) / (makeup artist)
 1979 Tourist Trap (makeup artist) / (special masks and mannequin effects)
 1978 Shoot the Sun Down (makeup artist)
 1978 Laserblast (makeup artist)
 1977 The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (makeup artist)
 1977 Kingdom of the Spiders (makeup artist)
 1977 Cinderella (hair stylist) / (makeup artist)
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Alternate Names:

Ve Neil

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Frequently works with director Tim Burton. She was a make-up artist on Beetlejuice (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Batman Returns (1992), Ed Wood (1994), Mars Attacks! (1996) and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), all of which were directed by Burton. She won Oscars for her work on Beetlejuice (1988) and Ed Wood (1994). See more »

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