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Louie Zakarian

Louie Zakarian was born on April 29, 1968 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for Requiem for a Dream (2000), Saturday Night Live (1975) and Virus (1999). See full bio »

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Won 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Requiem for a Dream Make-Up Department
(2000)
Saturday Night Live Make-Up Department
(1999-2022)
Virus Special Effects
(1999)
We Own the Night Special Effects
(2007)

Filmography

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  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (makeup department head - 214 episodes, 1999 - 2022) (makeup artist - 81 episodes, 2009 - 2019) (makeup - 4 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (key makeup artist - 2 episodes, 1999 - 2006) (department head makeup artist - 1 episode, 2018)
- Natasha Lyonne/Japanese Breakfast (2022) ... (makeup department head)
- Selena Gomez/Post Malone (2022) ... (makeup department head)
- Benedict Cumberbatch/Arcade Fire (2022) ... (makeup department head)
- Lizzo (2022) ... (makeup department head)
- Jake Gyllenhaal/Camila Cabello (2022) ... (makeup department head)
 2022 The Pentaverate (TV Mini Series) (special effects makeup designer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2022) ... (special effects makeup designer)
- Episode #1.5 (2022) ... (special effects makeup designer)
- Episode #1.4 (2022) ... (special effects makeup designer)
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... (special effects makeup designer)
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... (special effects makeup designer)
 2021 Michael Buble's Christmas in the City (TV Special) (make-up)
 2021 Werewolves Within (special effects makeup) / (special effects makeup: werewolf)
 2021 Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar (prosthetic nose)
 2020 Hubie Halloween (special effects makeup department head)
 2020 Vampires vs. the Bronx (special effects makeup department head)
 2020 You Should Have Left (special effects makeup artist: US)
 2020 A Saturday Night Live Mother's Day (TV Special) (makeup artist)
 2019 Memory Xperiment: Kathy Acker (Short) (hair department head)
 2018 Bohemian Rhapsody (hair stylist: Mike Myers) / (makeup artist: Mike Myers)
 2018 The Week Of (special makeup effects artist - as Louie Zakarie)
 2017 SNL Presents: Halloween (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 2017 Chappaquiddick (assistant makeup artist: Mexico) / (special makeup effects artist)
  The Gong Show (TV Series) (makeup designer - 7 episodes, 2017) (makeup artist - 3 episodes, 2017)
- Isla Fisher/Will Arnett/Courteney Cox (2017) ... (makeup artist: Tommy Maitland)
- Joel McHale/Priyanka Chopra/Wendi McLendon-Covey (2017) ... (makeup artist: Tommy Maitland)
- Will Arnett/Jennifer Aniston/Jack Black (2017) ... (makeup artist: Tommy Maitland)
- Megan Fox/Andy Samberg/Maya Rudolph (2017) ... (makeup designer: Tommy Maitland)
- Chelsea Handler/Will Arnett/Ken Marino (2017) ... (makeup designer: Tommy Maitland)
 2016 Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet to Come (TV Special documentary) (hair stylist) / (makeup artist)
 2016 The Magnificent Seven (key makeup effects artist - as Lou Zakarian)
 2016 Goodnight, Sweet Prince (TV Special) (makeup artist)
 2015 Southpaw (makeup artist: to Jake Gyllenhaal)
 2015 Live from New York! (Documentary) (hair stylist) / (makeup artist)
 2015 Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (TV Special) (makeup artist)
 2014 SNL Sports Spectacular (TV Movie) (makeup artist)
 2014 Saturday Night Live: Best of This Season (TV Special) (makeup artist)
 2013 Saturday Night Live: Halloween (TV Special) (makeup artist)
 2012 Oscar Etiquette (Short) (makeup effects)
 2012 Under African Skies (Documentary) (hair stylist) / (makeup artist)
 2011 The Harmony Game (Documentary) (makeup artist)
 2010 The Women of SNL (TV Movie) (makeup department head)
 2010/I The Switch (special effects makeup artist)
  Fringe (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 5 episodes, 2009) (special effects makeup designer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2010)
- Unearthed (2010) ... (special effects makeup designer - as Louis Zakarian)
- There's More Than One of Everything (2009) ... (special effects makeup designer - as Louis Zakarian)
- The Road Not Taken (2009) ... (special makeup effects artist - as Louis Zakarian)
- Midnight (2009) ... (special makeup effects artist - as Louis Zakarian)
- Bad Dreams (2009) ... (special makeup effects artist - as Louis Zakarian)
 2009 Little New York (special effects key makeup artist)
 2009 The Unusuals (TV Series) (key makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2009) ... (key makeup artist)
 2008 Cadillac Records (special effects makeup designer)
 2008 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel (2008) ... (makeup artist)
 2007 Funny Games (special makeup effects artist)
 2007 Across the Universe (prosthetic makeup designer - uncredited) / (prosthetic supervisor - uncredited)
 2007 Evening (special makeup effects artist)
 2005 The Producers (special makeup effects artist)
 2004 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell - Volume 2 (Video documentary) (makeup department head) / (makeup designer)
 2003 Second Born (special makeup effects designer)
 2003 Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Halftime Special (TV Special) (makeup department head)
 2002 Paper Soldiers (special makeup effects designer)
 2001 Saturday Night Live: Mother's Day Special (TV Special) (key makeup artist) / (makeup department head)
 2000 Requiem for a Dream (key artist: Vincent J. Guastini) / (makeup effects coordinator: Vincent J. Guastini)
 1999 Man on the Moon (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1999 Saturday Night Live 25 (TV Special documentary) (makeup department head)
 1999 The Cider House Rules (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1999 Night of the Living Dead: 30th Anniversary Edition (Video) (makeup effects assistant)
 1993 Wonderguy (special makeup effects)
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