Erika O'Bar began her career as actor, moving into a distinguished career as makeup/fx and costumer. Erika worked as a full time UPM/Producer of over a dozen military and special operations training films for three years in Washington, DC., while also serving as makeup and wardrobe/seamstress for live musical performances at the Obama White House.... See full bio »

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Known For

Wild Indian Make-Up Department
(2021)
Reagan Make-Up Department
(2022)
Companion Special Effects
(2021)
In Performance at the White House the Motown Sound Costume and Wardrobe Department
(2011)

Filmography

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  Deadland (Hair/Makeup CO Department Head) (post-production)
  Faculty Lounging (TV Series) (additional makeup artist - 1 episode) (post-production)
- Episode #1.0 ... (additional makeup artist)
 2022 Reagan (makeup artist) (post-production)
 2012 Melancholy Marc (Short) (key makeup artist) (completed)
 2022 A Cowgirl's Song (makeup artist)
 2022 Elusive (special creature effects makeup)
 2021 13 Minutes (special makeup effects artist)
 2021 The Sports Show with Hank Corsair (Podcast Series) (hair stylist - 1 episode)
 2021 Wild Indian (key special effects makeup artist) / (special effects makeup designer)
 2020 Fear the Walking Dead (TV Series) (additional makeup artist - 2 episodes)
- Bury Her Next to Jasper's Leg (2020) ... (additional makeup artist - uncredited)
- Honey (2020) ... (additional makeup artist)
 2020 Cottonmouth (Short) (key makeup artist)
 2018 Don't Open Your Eyes (key makeup artist) / (makeup designer)
 2014 Swab Stories (TV Mini Series) (key makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 ... (key makeup artist)
 2014 The National Christmas Tree Lighting (TV Special) (makeup artist: Chely Wright)
  Deadly Affairs (TV Series documentary) (key makeup artist - 11 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (makeup department head - 11 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (special makeup effects artist - 7 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (key hair stylist - 4 episodes, 2012 - 2014)
- Games People Play (2014) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (makeup department head)
- Playing with Hearts (2014) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (makeup department head)
- Blood Ties (2014) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (makeup department head)
- Recipe for Disaster (2013) ... (key makeup artist) / (makeup department head) / (special makeup effects artist)
- Tall, Dark and Dangerous (2013) ... (key makeup artist) / (makeup department head) / (special makeup effects artist)
  Nightmare Next Door (TV Series documentary) (makeup department head - 4 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (key makeup artist - 4 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (key hair stylist - 3 episodes, 2014) (makeup artist - 2 episodes, 2014) (special makeup effects artist - 2 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (makeup designer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Murder in the Night (2014) ... (makeup artist) / (makeup department head)
- The Art of Murder (2014) ... (makeup artist) / (makeup designer) / (special makeup effects artist)
- Highway to Hell (2014) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (makeup department head)
- Thanksgiving Tragedy (2014) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (makeup department head)
- Murder at Sunrise (2014) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist)
  House of Horrors: Kidnapped (TV Series documentary) (key hair stylist - 9 episodes, 2014) (key makeup artist - 9 episodes, 2014) (makeup department head - 9 episodes, 2014) (special makeup effects artist - 9 episodes, 2014) (makeup designer - 4 episodes, 2014) (makeup artist - 2 episodes, 2014)
- Human Currency (2014) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (makeup artist) / (makeup department head) / (makeup designer) / (special makeup effects artist)
- A Madman Walks Into a Bar (2014) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (makeup department head) / (special makeup effects artist)
- The Road to Hell (2014) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (makeup department head) / (makeup designer) / (special makeup effects artist)
- Building Betrayal (2014) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (makeup department head) / (makeup designer) / (special makeup effects artist)
- Innocence Lost (2014) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (makeup department head) / (special makeup effects artist)
  Evil Twins (TV Series documentary) (key hair stylist - 3 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (makeup department head - 3 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (special makeup effects artist - 3 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (key makeup artist - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (makeup designer - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (hair stylist - 1 episode, 2014)
- Big Boy Killers (2014) ... (hair stylist) / (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (makeup department head) / (makeup designer) / (special makeup effects artist)
- Blood Brothers (2013) ... (key hair stylist) / (makeup department head) / (special makeup effects artist: faux facial hair)
- Double Barrel (2013) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (makeup department head) / (makeup designer) / (special makeup effects artist)
  When Ghosts Attack (TV Mini Series documentary) (key makeup artist, special makeup effects artist - 3 episodes, 2013) (special makeup effects artist - 3 episodes, 2013) (key makeup artist - 1 episode, 2013)
- Phantom Fallout (2013) ... (key makeup artist, special makeup effects artist) / (special makeup effects artist)
- Ghost Stalker (2013) ... (key makeup artist)
- Voices of the Dead (2013) ... (key makeup artist, special makeup effects artist) / (special makeup effects artist)
- Deliver Us from Evil Spirits (2013) ... (key makeup artist, special makeup effects artist) / (special makeup effects artist)
 2013 Evil Kin (TV Series documentary) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode)
- Deadly Darlings (2013) ... (special makeup effects artist)
  Panic 9-1-1 (TV Series) (key makeup artist, special makeup effects artist - 1 episode, 2013) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode, 2013)
- I Don't Want to Shoot a Gun (2013) ... (key makeup artist, special makeup effects artist) / (special makeup effects artist)
  Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry (TV Series documentary) (key hair stylist - 2 episodes, 2013) (key makeup artist - 2 episodes, 2013) (special makeup effects artist - 2 episodes, 2013)
- Darkness, Deception, DNA (2013) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (special makeup effects artist)
- Prayer and Prophet (2013) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (special makeup effects artist)
  Southern Fried Homicide (TV Series documentary) (special makeup effects artist - 3 episodes, 2013) (key makeup artist - 2 episodes, 2013) (key hair stylist - 2 episodes, 2013)
- Bleeding Heart (2013) ... (key makeup artist) / (special makeup effects artist)
- Deadly Devotion (2013) ... (key hair stylist) / (special makeup effects artist)
- Fatal Belle (2013) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (special makeup effects artist)
  Who the (Bleep)...? (TV Series) (key makeup artist - 5 episodes, 2013) (special makeup effects artist - 5 episodes, 2013) (key hair stylist - 2 episodes, 2013)
- Sha Na Not (2013) ... (key makeup artist) / (special makeup effects artist)
- First, Do No Harm (2013) ... (key makeup artist) / (special makeup effects artist)
- The Lost Boy (2013) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (special makeup effects artist)
- Immaculate Deception (2013) ... (key makeup artist) / (special makeup effects artist)
- Truth or Heir (2013) ... (key hair stylist) / (key makeup artist) / (special makeup effects artist)
 2011 Bringing Up Bobby (key makeup artist)
 2010 The War Inside (special makeup effects artist)
 2009 Danger Close (Video) (special makeup effects artist)
 2009 Gwendolyn Dangerous and the Great Space Rescue (Short) (makeup designer)
 2005 Through These Eyes (Short) (makeup artist)
 2004 Street Creatures (Video) (special makeup effects artist)
 2004 Venom (makeup artist)
Show Show Special effects (14 credits)
Show Show Costume and Wardrobe Department (16 credits)
Show Show Producer (13 credits)
Show Show Actress (11 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (1 credit)
Show Show Casting director (1 credit)
Show Show Production manager (1 credit)
Show Show Script and Continuity Department (1 credit)
Show Show Set decorator (1 credit)
Show Show Stunts (1 credit)

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Personal Details

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)

Spouse:

Skip Schwink  (1 child)
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Trivia:

Also a musician, Erika is perfecting the Grieg Piano Concerto in A Minor with the goal of performing with the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute orchestra, proceeds to benefit the Institute. Erika attended OSAI as one of three clarinetists in the orchestra for her Junior and Senior years of high school. She then returned to OSAI as a counselor of the month-long summer program. See more »

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