Jack Pierce

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Birthday
5, 1889
Birthplace
Greece
Death Date
Jul 19, 1968 (79)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
5, 1889
Birthplace
Greece
Death Date
Jul 19, 1968 (79)

About

Movie makeup artist best remembered for transforming actors into classic monsters for Universal Studios, perhaps most notably the makeup for the 1931 film Frankenstein.

Before Fame

Universal studio head Carl Laemmle was impressed enough with the makeup job he did for The Monkey Talks and The Man Who Laughs that he hired him full-time.

Trivia

He transformed Bela Lugosi to become the famous vampire Dracula.

Family Life

Born in Greece, he would pass away 79 years later in Hollywood, California.

Associated With

He applied makeup to the iconic Frankenstein played by Boris Karloff.