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Ve Neill

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Oscar winning make-up artist on her behalf focus on the movies Ed Solid wood, Mrs. Doubtfire and Beetlejuice who also become nominated on her behalf focus on Pirates from the Caribbean: The Curse from the Dark Pearl, Pirates from the Caribbean: At World’s End, Batman Earnings, Hoffa and Edward Scissorhands. She started her profession in makeup like a rock and roll ‘n move stylist. She received an Emmy on her behalf makeup focus on the television unique of The Glowing and has received BAFTA Film Honours, Saturn Honours, a Day time Emmy, a Hollywood Film Honor along with a Hollywood Make-up Artist and Locks Stylist Guild Honor. Her delivery name is usually Mary Flores. She was created in Riverside, CA. She and Glenn Hetrick offered as judges around the Syfy reality video game show Encounter Off.

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Full Name Ve Neill
Date Of Birth May 12, 1951
Place Of Birth Riverside, CA
Profession Makeup Artist
Nationality American
Awards Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Saturn Award, BAFTA Award for Best Makeup & Hair, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Makeup, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Makeup - Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
TV Shows Face Off
Star Sign Taurus

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#Fact
1Frequently works with director Tim Burton. She was a make-up artist on Beetlejuice (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Batman Returns (1992), Ed Wood (1994), Mars Attacks! (1996) and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), all of which were directed by Burton. She won Oscars for her work on Beetlejuice (1988) and Ed Wood (1994).
2Has worked with Johnny Depp a total of seven times: she was a make-up artist on Edward Scissorhands (1990), Ed Wood (1994), Blow (2001), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007). On the last of these films, she was Depp's personal make-up artist and hair stylist.
3She has been nominated for and won more Academy Awards for make-up than any other woman. With three awards, she is tied with Greg Cannom for second most wins by any gender, behind only Rick Baker, who has won eight times. As well as this, she has been nominated eight times, behind only Cannom with nine nominations, and Baker with eleven.
4Makeup artist.


Make Up Department

Make Up Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pee-wee's Big Holiday2016TV Movie makeup department head / makeup designer post-production
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 22015makeup department head / makeup designer post-production
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 12014makeup department head / makeup designer
X-Men: Days of Future Past2014beauty makeup designer: Jennifer Lawrence
The Amazing Spider-Man 22014makeup artist: Andrew Garfield / makeup artist: Emma Stone / makeup designer
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire2013makeup department head / makeup designer
The Host2013makeup department head
The Amazing Spider-Man2012makeup department head
The Hunger Games2012makeup department head / makeup designer
John Carter2012makeup department head: second unit
Trespass2011makeup department head
Priest2011makeup department head
The Soloist2009makeup department head / makeup designer
Myliu tave, Filipai Morisai!2009makeup department head
The Love Guru2008makeup designer
Barbiere, IL2008makeup artist
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street2007hair stylist: Mr. Depp / makeup artist: Mr. Depp
I'm Calling Frank2007makeup supervisor
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End2007makeup department head / makeup effects creator
Creature People2007Video documentary short makeup artist
Eragon2006makeup artist: Durza, motion rig unit
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest2006makeup department head / makeup effects creator
The Weather Man2005makeup department head
Constantine2005makeup department head
The Chronicles of Riddick2004special makeup effects artist
Twisted2004/Ispecial makeup effects artist
Duplex2003key makeup artist
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl2003makeup department head
Austin Powers in Goldmember2002makeup artist: Mr. DeVito
Jack Pierce: The Man Behind the Monsters2002Video documentary makeup artist
Death to Smoochy2002creative makeup / hair consultant
A.I. Artificial Intelligence2001key makeup artist
Blow2001makeup department head
How the Grinch Stole Christmas2000makeup artist
A Tribute to the Wizard of Oz1999Video short makeup artist
Galaxy Quest1999makeup department head
Man on the Moon1999makeup department head
Stigmata1999makeup department head
From the Earth to the Moon1998TV Mini-Series makeup effects artist - 2 episodes
Amistad1997makeup department head
Gattaca1997makeup supervisor
Batman & Robin1997key makeup artist
The Shining1997TV Mini-Series makeup artist - 3 episodes
Mars Attacks!1996makeup artist: Mr. Nicholson
Matilda1996key makeup artist
Batman Forever1995key makeup artist
Cobb1994makeup artist
Junior1994makeup artist
Ed Wood1994key makeup artist
Mrs. Doubtfire1993key makeup artist
Hoffa1992supervising makeup artist
Batman Returns1992makeup supervisor
Hook1991makeup artist: Julia Roberts
Curly Sue1991makeup artist
Edward Scissorhands1990makeup department head
Flatliners1990makeup artist
Dick Tracy1990special character makeup artist
Pee-wee's Playhouse1987-1989TV Series makeup artist - 22 episodes
Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse1988TV Movie makeup artist
Big Top Pee-wee1988make-up artist
Beetlejuice1988makeup artist
The Lost Boys1987makeup artist
The A-Team1983-1986TV Series makeup artist - 61 episodes
Radioactive Dreams1985makeup designer
Jane Doe1983TV Movie makeup artist
Slapstick (Of Another Kind)1982special effects makeup
Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl1982Documentary makeup artist
Lily for President?1982TV Special Ms. Tomlin's makeup
The Sword and the Sorcerer1982head makeup artist
The Incredible Shrinking Woman1981makeup artist
Nine to Five1980makeup artist: Ms. Tomlin
Star Trek: The Motion Picture1979makeup artist
The Day Time Ended1979makeup artist
The Dark1979hair stylist / makeup artist
Tourist Trap1979makeup artist / special masks and mannequin effects
Laserblast1978makeup artist
Shoot the Sun Down1978makeup artist
The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover1977makeup artist
Kingdom of the Spiders1977makeup artist
Cinderella1977hair stylist / makeup artist

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Star Trek: The Motion Picture1979Enterprise Crewmember (uncredited)

Special Effects

Special Effects

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cocoon: The Return1988creature effects crew: Cannom

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Growth2009Short special thanks
Shadows of the Bat: The Cinematic Saga of the Dark Knight - Dark Side of the Knight2005Video documentary short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Face Off2011-2014TV SeriesHerself - Judge
And the Oscar Goes To...2014TV Movie documentaryHerself - Makeup Artist, 'Mrs. Doubtfire'
Frankenfake2014DocumentaryHerself
The World Is Watching: Making the Hunger Games2012Video documentaryHerself
Batman: The Motion Picture Anthology 1989-1997 - Beyond Batman: Freeze Frame - The Visual FX of 'Batman & Robin'2005Video documentary shortHerself
Beyond Batman: Making Up the Penguin2005Video documentary shortHerself
An Epic at Sea: The Making of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl'2003Video documentary shortHerself
Dressing 'A.I.'2002Video documentary shortHerself
The Robots of 'AI'2002Video documentary shortHerself
Acting A.I.: A Portrait of Gigolo Joe2002Video shortHerself
The 67th Annual Academy Awards1995TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Best Makeup
The 66th Annual Academy Awards1994TV SpecialHerself - Co-Winner: Best Makeup
The 61st Annual Academy Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Best Makeup

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Lifetime Achievement AwardHollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards
2008Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Make-UpPirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)· Martin Samuel
2004BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Make Up/HairPirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)· Martin Samuel
2004Hollywood Film AwardHollywood Film AwardsMake-Up of the YearTwisted (2004)
2004Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild AwardHollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild AwardsBest Period Makeup - FeaturePirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)· Joel Harlow
· Douglas Noe
· David DeLeon
· Ken Diaz
· David Dupuis
· Deborah Rutherford
· Jene Fielder
1997Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Makeup for a Miniseries or a SpecialThe Shining (1997)· Bill Corso (makeup supervisor)
· Douglas Noe (makeup artist)
· Tracey Levy (makeup artist)
· Barry R. Koper (makeup artist)
· Ashlee Petersen (makeup artist)
· Jill Rockow (makeup artist)
· Joe Colwell (makeup artist)
· Steve Johnson (prosthetics makeup artist)
· Joel Harlow (prosthetics makeup artist)
1995OscarAcademy Awards, USABest MakeupEd Wood (1994)· Rick Baker
· Yolanda Toussieng
1995Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Make-UpInterview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)· Rick Baker
1994OscarAcademy Awards, USABest MakeupMrs. Doubtfire (1993)· Greg Cannom
· Yolanda Toussieng
1993Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Make-UpBatman Returns (1992)· Stan Winston
1990Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Make-UpBeetlejuice (1988)· Steve LaPorte
· Robert Short
1989OscarAcademy Awards, USABest MakeupBeetlejuice (1988)· Steve LaPorte
· Robert Short
1988Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Achievement in MakeupPee-wee's Playhouse (1986)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016ArtisanHollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild AwardsBest Special Makeup Effects - Feature Motion PictureThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)· Glenn Hetrick
2015ArtisanHollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild AwardsBest Period and/or Character Makeup - Feature FilmsThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)· Nikoletta Skarlatos
· Conor McCullagh
2014CinEuphoriaCinEuphoria AwardsBest Make-Up - International CompetitionThe Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)· Linda D. Flowers
2014ArtisanHollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild AwardsBest Special Makeup Effects - Feature FilmsThe Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)· Nikoletta Skarlatos
2008OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Achievement in MakeupPirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)· Martin Samuel
2008Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsMakeup/HairPirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)· Martin Samuel
2008OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Makeup and HairstylingSweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)· Duncan Jarman
· Terry Jones
· Chris Lyons
· Ivan Manzella
· Ivana Primorac
· Tristan Versluis
· Josh Weston
2007BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Make Up & HairPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)· Martin Samuel
2007Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Make-UpPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)· Joel Harlow
2007OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Makeup and HairstylingPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)· Steve Buscaino
· Gloria Pasqua Casny
· Pinky Cunningham
· Ken Diaz
· Rick Glassman
· Martin Samuel
2004OscarAcademy Awards, USABest MakeupPirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)· Martin Samuel
2004Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Make UpPirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)· Martin Samuel
2004Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild AwardHollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild AwardsBest Character Makeup - FeaturePirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)· Joel Harlow
2004OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Makeup and HairstylingPirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)· Greg Cannom
· Kelcey Fry
· Chris Gallaher
· Rick Glassman
· Kenneth E. Grassi
· Joel Harlow
· Sharon Kelly-Russo
· Mary Kim
· Martin Samuel
2004PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest MakeupPirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)· Martin Samuel
2002OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Makeup and HairstylingArtificial Intelligence: AI (2001)· Richard Alonzo
· Karen Asano-Myers
· Candace Neal
2000Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Make-UpGalaxy Quest (1999)· Stan Winston
· Hallie D'Amore
2000OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Makeup and HairstylingMan on the Moon (1999)· Sheryl Ptak
· Brian Penikas
· Yolanda Toussieng
· Robert Kurtzman
· Patricia Grande
· Lee Ann Brittenham
1999Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild AwardHollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild AwardsBest Special Makeup Effects - FeatureMan on the Moon (1999)· Brian Penikas
1998Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Makeup for a Miniseries, Movie or a SpecialFrom the Earth to the Moon (1998)· Gina Lamendola (makeup artist)
· Greg Cannom (special old age makeup effects artist)
1998Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Make-UpBatman & Robin (1997)· Jeff Dawn
1996BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Make Up/HairEd Wood (1994)· Rick Baker
· Yolanda Toussieng
1996Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Make-UpBatman Forever (1995)· Rick Baker
· Yolanda Toussieng
1995BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Make Up/HairMrs. Doubtfire (1993)· Greg Cannom
· Yolanda Toussieng
1993OscarAcademy Awards, USABest MakeupBatman Returns (1992)· Ronnie Specter
· Stan Winston
1993OscarAcademy Awards, USABest MakeupHoffa (1992)· Greg Cannom
· John Blake
1993BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Make Up ArtistBatman Returns (1992)· Stan Winston
1992BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Make Up ArtistEdward Scissorhands (1990)
1991OscarAcademy Awards, USABest MakeupEdward Scissorhands (1990)· Stan Winston
1990Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Achievement in MakeupPee-wee's Playhouse (1986)
1989BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Make Up ArtistBeetlejuice (1988)· Steve LaPorte
· Robert Short
1988Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Make-UpThe Lost Boys (1987)· Greg Cannom
· Steve LaPorte
1980Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Make-UpStar Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)· Fred B. Phillips
· Janna Phillips


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