Tom Woodruff Jr.


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Tom Woodruff Jr. was born in 1959 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for Starship Troopers (1997), Death Becomes Her (1992) and Alien: Resurrection (1997). He is married to Tami Spitler Woodruff. They have three children. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Starship Troopers Special Effects
(1997)
Death Becomes Her Special Effects
(1992)
Alien: Resurrection Lead Alien
(1997)
The 6th Day Make-Up Department
(2000)

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 2021 Godzilla vs. Kong (minature effects supervisor: Amalgamated Dynamics) / (miniature effects supervisor: Amalgamated Dynamics)
 2020 Guest House (creature designer)
 2018 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (creature effects designer)
 2017/I It (special effects makeup)
 2015 Unnatural (creature designer and creator)
 2015 Kids vs Monsters (special effects)
 2015 Harbinger Down (practical creature effects)
 2015 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (creature effects and make-up effects)
 2013 Ender's Game (alien creature effects)
 2013 Grown Ups 2 (puppeteer)
  Zoochosis (TV Series) (puppeteer - 1 episode, 2013) (special effects supervisor - 1 episode, 2013)
- Case 01: Aliens (2013) ... (puppeteer - uncredited) / (special effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2011 Zookeeper (special effects character designer)
 2010 Skyline (creature designer)
 2007 Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (creature effects designer and creator) / (special effects supervisor)
 2007 Wild Hogs (animatronic effects)
 2006 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (puppeteer) / (special character effects creator) / (special character effects designer)
 2006 Failure to Launch (animatronic animals designer and creator: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 2005 Elektra (puppeteer)
 2004 Alien vs. Predator (alien effects) / (creature effects creator) / (creature effects designer)
 2004 Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (Video) (creature designer)
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action (special character effects)
 2003 Scary Movie 3 (additional body effects designer and creator: Amalgameted Dynamics Inc.)
 2003 Tremors (TV Series) (original tremors creatures designs by - 13 episodes)
- Shriek and Destroy (2003) ... (original tremors creatures designs by)
- Water Hazard (2003) ... (original tremors creatures designs by)
- The Key (2003) ... (original tremors creatures designs by)
- The Sounds of Silence (2003) ... (original tremors creatures designs by)
- Graboid Rights (2003) ... (original tremors creatures designs by)
 2002 The Santa Clause 2 (animatronic effects designer and creator) / (puppeteer)
 2002 John Q (body effects designer)
 2001 Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (Video) (creature effects supervisor - as Tom Woodruff)
 2001 Bubble Boy (special character effects)
 2001 Evolution (effects creator: alien primates) / (effects designer: alien primates)
 2000 Cast Away (animatronic effects: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 1999 Expedition Journal (TV Series documentary) (special effects - 1 episode)
- Kiss of the Spider (1999) ... (special effects)
 1999 My Favorite Martian (animatronic Martian effects)
 1998 The X-Files (TV Series) (designer and creator - 1 episode)
- The Beginning (1998) ... (designer and creator: alien)
 1997 Starship Troopers (creature effects: full scale, Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.)
 1996 Michael (animatronic effects designer and creator) / (lead puppeteer: Amalgamated Dynamics Inc.)
 1996 Tremors II: Aftershocks (Video) (creature effects designer and creator: Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc.)
 1995 Jumanji (animatronic effects designer and creator)
 1995 Mortal Kombat (special effects: Goro)
 1994 Wolf (animatronic wolf effects creator)
 1993 Demolition Man (special body effects designer and creator)
 1992 Death Becomes Her (special body effects designer and creator)
 1992 Alien³ (alien effects - uncredited)
 1990 Tremors (creature effects designer and creator)
 1989 Leviathan (creature effects: Stan Winston Studios)
 1988 Alien Nation (aliens creator: Stan Winston Studio)
 1987 The Monster Squad (head monster maker: Frankenstein, Stan Winston Studio)
  Amazing Stories (TV Series) (alien design and creation - 1 episode, 1987) (headless special effects - 1 episode, 1986)
- Miss Stardust (1987) ... (alien design and creation: Stan Winston Studios)
- Go to the Head of the Class (1986) ... (headless special effects)
 1986 Aliens (creature effects coordinator)
 1986 The Vindicator (frankenstein suit and effects crew: Stan Winston Studios) / (vindicator suit and effects crew: Stan Winston Studio)
 1984 The Terminator (terminator special effects - as Tom Woodruff)
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Alternate Names:

Jr. Tom Woodruff | Tom Woodruff

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

Spouse:

Tami Spitler Woodruff  (3 children)
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