Rick Baker

Rick Baker to receive star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame in 2013.

In 1981 he was the very first recipient of the Oscar for Best Make-Up for An American Werewolf in London (1981) when the category was first introduced.

Baker holds the record for the most Academy Award wins and nominations bestowed upon makeup artists. 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), The Wolfman (2010).


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  1. Rick Baker is a creative genius and totally deserves this honor! I'm surprised that he didn't already have a star on the Walk of Fame.

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  2. It's good to see him get the recognition he deserves as far as a Hollywood walk of fame goes.

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