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John Chambers

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Biography

Make-up Artist John Chambers (L) shows off his masks for the film Planet of the Apes (1968).

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John Chambers (September 12, 1922 – August 25, 2001) was an American make-up artist and veteran prosthetic makeup expert in both television and film. He was a recipient of an Academy Honorary Award by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1968. He is best known for creating the pointy ears of the character Spock on the television series Star Trek (1966), and for his make-up work on the Planet of the Apes film franchise.

Fact file

  • Born: September 12, 1922 Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
  • Died: August 25, 2001 (aged 78) Woodland Hills Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Make-up artist, prosthetic makeup expert

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In the news

'Argo': John Chambers' friends recall the renowned makeup man
LA Times Entertainme, 2012-10-23 14:00:00
In 'Argo,' real-life makeup artist and CIA collaborator John Chambers is played by John Goodman. Chambers' friend Robert Sidell says Goodman nails it.Retired movie makeup artist Robert Sidell got chills when he met actor John Goodman at the party following the Beverly Hills premiere earlier this month of Ben Affleck's ...

Cisco says it can improve tech, music industry ties (Reuters)
Yahoo Entertainment, 2009-08-12 21:34:58
Reuters - Network equipment maker Cisco Systems Inc Chief Executive John Chambers said on Wednesday that the company's latest expansion in the online media and entertainment business will help improve relations between the music industry and Silicon Valley.

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