Makeup & Hairstyling Oscar Winner ‘Vice’ Turned Christian Bale Into The Many Faces Of Dick Cheney

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Makeup & Hairstyling Oscar Winner ‘Vice’ Turned Christian Bale Into The Many Faces Of Dick Cheney
Hail to the almost chief. Vice, the film that transformed Christian Bale into various incarnations of George W. Bush’s former Veep Dick Cheney, scored the Oscar tonight for Best Makeup and Hairstyling. It’s the fourth Academy Award for makeup designer Greg Cannom and the first for his fellow Vice winners Kate Biscoe and Patricia DeHaney, both of whom were first-time nominees.

Read a transcript of their acceptance speech below.

The Annapurna Pictures film depicts Cheney in many iterations spanning a half-century, and Cannom said he was given free rein by writer-director Adam McKay, saying he was the best collaborator he could have asked for. “One day I was on set in the beginning,” the Oscar winner told Deadline in a recent interview,” and he walked in, and was just like, ‘How do you do this, Cannom? Are you a witch?’”

With Cannom focusing on Bale’s Cheney transformations — in the end,
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