RICK BAKER HAS RECEIVED A WELL DESERVED STAR ON THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME

Source: ShockTillYouDrop

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored makeup artist Rick Baker with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 30, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. at 6764 Hollywood Boulevard in front of The Guinness World Records Museum.

“We are proud to honor those who have successfully helped make Hollywood what it is today with their talent and magical creations that fans have enjoyed since the beginning of the motion picture industry. Rick Baker is a revered artist who we are proud to say started his extraordinary career in California, home of the movies,” stated Ana Martinez, Producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies.

During the ceremony, Mr. Baker will also be entered into The Guinness World Records™ Book twice – once for the most Oscar® wins, and also for the most Oscar nominations for Best Achievement in Makeup. He has been nominated a total of twelve times with seven wins: 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).

KEEP READING AFTER THE BREAK FOR A MORE DETAILED HISTORY OF RICK BAKER, A MAN WHO HAS PIONEERED THE ART OF SPECIAL MAKEUP EFFECTS AND MORE THROUGHOUT HIS LONG AND SUCCESSFUL CAREER!

FANTASTIC INTERVIEW WITH RICK BAKER OVER AT SHOCK TILL YOU DROP

It’s an exclusive, so I won’t be posting it here, but there is a fucking awesome interview with make-up effects legend RICK f’n BAKER over at Shock Till You Drop.  JUST FOLLOW THIS LINK

Or, click on the pic below!
AWIL BAKER

INTERVIEW WITH JOHN LANDIS

Posted on 9th November 2008 by aaron in News - Tags: , , ,

Fangoria got this great video interview with John Landis and his trials and tribulations growing up on movie sets to eventually make the classic we all love and know…AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON.  Check it out:
FANGORIA SCREAMOGRAPHY – JOHN LANDIS