Beginning with such characters as Freddy Krueger in A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985) and Chucky in the "Child's Play" films, Kevin Yagher has established himself as one of the top make-up effects artists by developing and creating life-like creatures, aliens, animals and humans with meticulous detail. His company, Kevin Yagher ... See full bio »

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Known For

Sleepy Hollow Special Effects
(1999)
Face/Off Make-Up Department
(1997)
Bride of Chucky Additional Crew
(1998)
A Series of Unfortunate Events Make-Up Department
(2004)

Filmography

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  Grummy (Short) (creature effects designer) (completed)
 2020 Bill & Ted Face the Music (makeup effects designer)
  Bones (TV Series) (makeup effects - 171 episodes, 2005 - 2017) (special makeup effects artist - 46 episodes, 2006 - 2010) (make-up effects - 17 episodes, 2007 - 2009)
- The Day in the Life (2017) ... (makeup effects)
- The Radioactive Panthers in the Party (2017) ... (makeup effects)
- The Steal in the Wheels (2017) ... (makeup effects)
- The Grief and the Girl (2017) ... (makeup effects)
- The Flaw in the Saw (2017) ... (makeup effects)
 2010 Presidential Reunion (Video short) (Mr. Carvey's makeup & hair)
 2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles (special makeup effects creator and designer)
 2005 Æon Flux (special makeup effects creator)
 2004 A Series of Unfortunate Events (special makeup effects creator)
 2004 13 Going on 30 (age makeup effects)
 2003 Cradle 2 the Grave (special makeup effects artist)
 2002 Adaptation. (prosthetic makeup artist: Mr. Cage)
 2002 The Master of Disguise (special makeup effects artist)
 2002 Windtalkers (special makeup effects artist)
 2001 Blow (character makeup designer and creator: Johnny Depp)
 2000 Mission: Impossible II (special makeup effects artist)
 1997 Conspiracy Theory (makeup special effects)
 1997 Face/Off (special makeup effects)
 1996 Bordello of Blood (designer: Crypt Keeper)
 1996 The Fan (makeup effects creator)
 1996 The Dentist (effects: adult oversized mouth)
 1996 Hellraiser: Bloodline (additional makeup effects creator)
 1995 Rumpelstiltskin (makeup artist: Rumpelstiltskin)
 1995 Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (makeup effects)
 1995 Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (additional special makeup effects designer and creator)
 1994 Getting Even with Dad (special makeup effects artist)
 1993 Man's Best Friend (special makeup effects)
 1992 Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (special makeup effects: Baby Adam)
 1992 Article 99 (special makeup effects)
 1991 Defenseless (makeup effects)
 1991 Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (makeup effects creator)
 1991 The Borrower (special makeup effects)
 1990 Meet the Applegates (makeup effects designer)
 1989 Glory (makeup effects creator)
 1989 The Phantom of the Opera (special makeup effects)
 1988-1989 Freddy's Nightmares (TV Series) (makeup designer - 22 episodes)
- Safe Sex (1989) ... (makeup designer: Freddy Krueger)
- Identity Crisis (1989) ... (makeup designer: Freddy Krueger)
- The Light at the End of the Tunnel (1989) ... (makeup designer: Freddy Krueger)
- Missing Persons (1989) ... (makeup designer: Freddy Krueger)
- The Art of Death (1989) ... (makeup designer: Freddy Krueger)
 1989 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (makeup artist: Neanderthals)
 1988 Weird Al Yankovic: Fat (Music Video) (makeup artist)
 1988 976-EVIL (make-up effects creator: Kevin Yagher Production, Inc.)
 1988 A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (makeup creator: Freddy Krueger) / (special makeup effects)
 1987 Cherry 2000 (special makeup assistant)
 1987 The Hidden (makeup effects)
 1987 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Once Upon a Time in the City of New York (1987) ... (makeup artist)
 1987 A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (makeup effects: Krueger)
 1986 Trick or Treat (special makeup effects creator)
 1985 A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (makeup and effects creator: Freddy Krueger) / (special makeup effects)
 1985 Radioactive Dreams (prosthetic makeup assistant)
 1984 Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (special makeup effects artist)
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Official Sites:

Kevin Yagher's site

Alternate Names:

Alan Smithee | Kevin T. Yagher | Kevin Yahger

Spouse:

Catherine Hicks  (1 child)
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Younger brother of Jeff Yagher. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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