About this star

  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 30 Nov 2012
  • Address:
    6792 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
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  • Notes: Selected for 2013, the 2,485th Star

Rick Baker

Next star: Kay Francis
Previous star: Dennis Muren


Baker in February 2015

Richard A. "Rick" Baker (born December 8, 1950) is an American special make-up effects creator known for his creature effects.

Fact file

  • Born: December 8, 1950 (age 65) Binghamton, New York
  • Nationality: American
  • Alma mater: Academy of Art University
  • Occupation: Special make-up effects artist
  • Years active: 1971–2015
  • Spouse(s): Elaine Baker (m. 1974–84) Silvia Abascal (m. 1987)

Read more about Rick Baker at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Rick Baker and Kathryn Blondell to Receive Lifetime Honors at Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Guild Awards
Variety, 2014-11-07 01:50:42
Oscar-winning makeup artist Rick Baker and Emmy-nominated hairstylist Kathryn Blondell will receive the Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards on Feb. 14 at Paramount Studios Theater in Hollywood. The event honors outstanding achievements of makeup artists and hairstylists in motion pictures, television, commercials ...

Dick Smith Dead: ‘Godfather of Makeup’ Dies at 92
Variety, 2014-07-31 14:27:57
Dick Smith, known as the “Godfather of Makeup,” has died at age 92. Smith’s protege, Rick Baker, tweeted of the legend’s passing on Thursday morning. The master is gone. My friend and mentor Dick Smith is no longer with us. The world will not be the same. — Rick Baker ...

Angelina Jolie’s ‘Maleficent’ Makeup Secrets Revealed - VIDEO
Access HW Movies, 2014-06-02 17:09:54
Special effects makeup artist Rick Baker chats with Access’ Liz Hernandez at the Hollywood premiere of “Maleficent.” How many hours did it take to get Angelina Jolie ready to play her part? And, is it true that Angie was wearing a nose?

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