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Sam Polin

Sam Polin is known for his work on Army of the Dead (2021), Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) and Brightburn (2019). See full bio »

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Known For

Army of the Dead Make-Up Department
Brightburn Special Effects
Snakes on a Plane Make-Up Department


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 2021 Army of the Dead (key artist & technician: Fractured FX)
 2018 Insidious: The Last Key (fabricator: Fractured FX - as Sam J. Polin)
 2016 The Conjuring 2 (special makeup effects artist)
 2015 Insidious: Chapter 3 (fabrication department)
 2008-2014 True Blood (TV Series) (makeup effects technician - 33 episodes)
- May Be the Last Time (2014) ... (makeup effects technician)
- Death Is Not the End (2014) ... (makeup effects technician)
- Fire in the Hole (2014) ... (makeup effects technician)
- I Found You (2014) ... (makeup effects technician)
- Jesus Gonna Be Here (2014) ... (makeup effects technician)
 2010/I Super (special makeup effects artist)
 2009 Stan Helsing (prosthetic artist: Masters FX, Inc. - as Sam 'Quarter-Gram' Polin)
 2009 The Haunting in Connecticut (lead prosthetic artist: MastersFX, Inc. - as Samuel Polin)
 2008 While She Was Out (makeup effects artist: Masters FX)
 2008 Stargate: The Ark of Truth (Video) (effects makeup artist)
 2007/II Leo (Short) (key sculptor)
 2007 Wind Chill (makeup effects crew)
 2006 Fido (prosthetics effects: Zombie LA)
 2006 Snakes on a Plane (prosthetic makeup effects)
 2006 Slither (prosthetics technician)
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Alternate Names:

Sam 'Quarter-Gram' Polin | Sam J. Polin | Samuel Polin

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