Dedicated to the Memory of's BruceFollow Us on Twitter
Am I
Search Celebrities (By Last Name)
Search Collections
In The News
Voting Station
Dick Smith (Makeup Artist)
Please vote to return to collections (Voting Results will appear on Right Sidebar).
    (June 26, 1922-July 30, 2014)
    Birth name is Richard Emerson Smith
    Former head of NBC's make-up department
    In charge of make-up for the 1948 Democratic National Convention
    Make-up and special effects artist on 'Requiem for a Heavyweight,' 'The World of Henry Orient,' 'Midnight Cowboy,' 'Little Big Man,' 'The Godfather,' 'The Exorcist,' 'Altered States,' 'The Godfather: Part II,' 'The Sunshine Boys,' 'Taxi Driver,' 'Ghost Story,' 'Amadeus,' 'Dad' and 'Death Becomes Her'
    Won the 1985 Best Makeup Oscar for 'Amadeus'
    Nominated for another Oscar in the same category for 1990's 'Dad'
    He has the same name as Australian business man Dick Smith.
    He considered his work a form of magic.
    He's responsible for creating the vomit spewing, head swiveling dummy used in 'The Exorcist.'
    He's considered televisions 'most important make-up artist.'
    He was married to the same woman for nearly 70 years.
    He studied Pre Med Yale.
    He was more than willing to share his make-up techniques with people who were willing to learn.
    Tom Savini credits Dick with being the reason he got started in make-up and special effects.

Credit: His Name is Robert

    For 2020, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 9 Votes: 77.78% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 6 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 110 Votes: 59.09% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 16 Votes: 68.75% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 29 Votes: 65.52% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 17 Votes: 35.29% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 30 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 70 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 108 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 219 Votes: 42.47% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 229 Votes: 50.66% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 24 Votes: 29.17% Annoying
Annoying Collections
Site News