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Daniel C. Striepeke (1930–2019)

Daniel C. Striepeke was born on October 8, 1930 in Sonoma County, California, USA as Daniel Charles Striepeke. He is known for his work on Forrest Gump (1994), Cast Away (2000) and Saving Private Ryan (1998). He was married to Sherry Sexton. He died in January 2019 in West Los Angeles, California. See full bio »


(age 88) in West Los Angeles, California, USA

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Forrest Gump Makeup Department
Cast Away Makeup Department
Saving Private Ryan Makeup Department
Road to Perdition Makeup Department


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 2006 The Da Vinci Code (makeup artist: Mr. Hanks)
 2004 The Terminal (makeup artist: Mr. Hanks)
 2004 The Ladykillers (key makeup artist - as Daniel Striepeke)
 2002 Catch Me If You Can (makeup artist: Mr. Hanks)
 2002 Road to Perdition (makeup artist: Mr. Hanks)
 2000 Cast Away (key makeup artist) / (makeup artist: Mr. Hanks)
 2000 Ed Gein (key make-up - as Dan Striepeke)
 1999 The Green Mile (makeup artist: Tom Hanks - as Daniel Striepeke)
 1998 Saving Private Ryan (makeup artist: Mr. Hanks')
 1997 Wag the Dog (makeup artist: Mr. Hoffman)
 1996 That Thing You Do! (key makeup artist)
 1996 Executive Decision (makeup artist - as Dan Striekepe)
 1995 The American President (key makeup artist)
 1995/I Apollo 13 (key makeup artist - as Daniel Striepeke)
 1994 In the Army Now (key makeup artist)
 1994 Forrest Gump (makeup creator) / (makeup designer)
 1994 Clean Slate (makeup artist - as Daniel Striepeke)
 1993 Son in Law (makeup artist)
 1993 Made in America (key makeup artist - as Daniel Striepeke)
 1993 Lost in Yonkers (makeup artist)
 1992 Rich in Love (makeup artist - as Dan Striekepe)
 1992 Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1991 Dead Again (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1991 The Indian Runner (makeup supervisor: winter unit - as Dan Striepeke)
 1990 The Bonfire of the Vanities (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1990/I My Blue Heaven (makeup artist)
 1990 Joe Versus the Volcano (makeup artist: Tom Hanks)
 1989 Turner & Hooch (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1989 The 'Burbs (makeup artist)
 1988 My Stepmother Is an Alien (makeup artist - as Dan Striekepe)
 1988 Midnight Run (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1987 Jaws: The Revenge (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1987 White Water Summer (makeup artist - as Dan Streipeke)
 1987 Dragnet (makeup artist - as Daniel Striepeke)
 1987 Harry and the Hendersons (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1987 Project X (makeup artist)
 1985 This Child Is Mine (TV Movie) (makeup artist - as Don Striepke)
 1985 Twice in a Lifetime (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1985 Silverado (makeup artist)
 1985 Secret Admirer (makeup artist)
 1984 City Heat (makeup artist)
 1984 The Wild Life (makeup artist)
 1984 Cloak & Dagger (makeup artist)
 1984 Footloose (makeup artist)
 1984 Riptide (TV Series) (makeup artist - 2 episodes)
- The Mean Green Love Machine (1984) ... (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
- Pilot (1984) ... (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1984 Crackers (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1983 Doctor Detroit (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1983 Max Dugan Returns (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1982 My Favorite Year (makeup - as Dan Striepeke)
 1982 Annie (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1981 All the Way Home (TV Movie) (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1981 Pennies from Heaven (makeup man - as Dan Striepeke)
 1981 Continental Divide (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1981 Condorman (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1980 Farewell to the Planet of the Apes (TV Movie) (hair stylist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1980 The Jazz Singer (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1980 Can't Stop the Music (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1980 American Gigolo (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1978 Moment by Moment (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1978 The Deer Hunter (special makeup: Thailand - as Daniel Striepeke)
 1978 Grease (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1978 The Goldie Hawn Special (TV Special) (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1977 The Island of Dr. Moreau (makeup designer - as Dan Striepeke)
 1977 Fire Sale (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1977 Billy Jack Goes to Washington (makeup artist)
 1976 Beauty and the Beast (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1976 Embryo (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke) / (makeup designer - as Dan Striepeke)
 1975 Hey, I'm Alive (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1975 Twigs (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 1974 Planet of the Apes (TV Series) (makeup artist - 14 episodes)
- Up Above the World So High (1974) ... (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
- The Liberator (1974) ... (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
- The Cure (1974) ... (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
- The Tyrant (1974) ... (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
- The Interrogation (1974) ... (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1973 Sssssss (creative makeup designer - uncredited)
 1973 Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1972 The Poseidon Adventure (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1972 When the Legends Die (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1972 Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1971 Welcome Home, Soldier Boys (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1971 The Seven Minutes (makeup artist)
 1971 Escape from the Planet of the Apes (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1971 The Mephisto Waltz (life masks - uncredited) / (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1970 The Great White Hope (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1970 Cover Me Babe (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora! (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1970 Move (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1970 Myra Breckinridge (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1970 Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1970 Beneath the Planet of the Apes (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1970 Patton (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1970 MASH (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1969 Hello, Dolly! (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1969 The Undefeated (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1969 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1969 Justine (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1969 Che! (makeup supervisor - as Dan Striepeke)
 1968 Lady in Cement (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1968 The Boston Strangler (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1968 The Secret Life of an American Wife (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1968 The Sweet Ride (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1968 Bandolero! (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1968 The Detective (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1968 Planet of the Apes (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1966-1967 Mission: Impossible (TV Series) (makeup artist - 28 episodes)
- The Psychic (1967) ... (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
- The Traitor (1967) ... (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
- A Cube of Sugar (1967) ... (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
- Shock (1967) ... (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
- The Train (1967) ... (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1966 Picture Mommy Dead (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1965 Runaway Girl (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1964 Invitation to a Gunfighter (makeup artist - as Daniel Striepeke)
 1964 Flight from Ashiya (makeup artist)
 1962 40 Pounds of Trouble (makeup artist - as Danny Striepeke)
 1962 Taras Bulba (makeup artist - as Daniel Striepeke)
 1962 Follow That Dream (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1962 The Magic Sword (makeup artist)
 1961 Harrigan and Son (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Hello - Goodbye (1961) ... (makeup artist - as Dan Striepeke)
 1960 The Magnificent Seven (makeup artist - as Daniel Striepke)
 1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Diagnosis: Homicide (1957) ... (makeup artist)
 1956 Around the World in 80 Days (makeup artist - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Dan Streipeke | Dan Striekepe | Daniel Striepeke | Danny Striepeke | Dan Striepeke | Daniel Striepke | Don Striepke

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Former head of the makeup department at 20th Century Fox, having succeeded Ben Nye in that capacity in 1967. See more »


Makeup artist for Tom Hanks in several films.

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