Legendary makeup artist Rick Baker will be getting his very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at the end of the month and it couldn’t have gone to a more deserving person. Baker has been making an impact in our genre for many years and it’s nice to see the man being honored for all of his amazing work.
Baker has been nominated for a total of twelve oscars, and taking seven of them home for Best Achievement in Makeup. His wins were for An American Werewolf in London (1981), Harry and the Hendersons (1987), Ed Wood (1994), The Nutty Professor (1996), Men in Black (1997), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) and The Wolfman (2010).
Baker has been a force in the industry for more than 40 years and has created some of the most unforgettable creatures and monsters ever put on screen.