Rick Baker He received the first Academy Award for best makeup for his work in the film An American Werewolf in London and in 2011 won also for the film The Wolf Man, he was the creator of catman which transforms in the video clip of Michael Jackson, the total earned by the Oscar awards are 7 with Harry and the Hendersons in 1988, Ed Wood 1995, The Nutty Professor in 1997, Men in Black 1998, How the Grinch stole Christmas 2001 and you know good werewolf in 2011.
About Damn Time: Rick Baker gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame- The man behind the creatures in such classics as Videodrome, An American Werewolf in London, Thriller, Gorillas in the Mist , Men in Black and Planet of the Apes is getting a little love from Hollywood. At the same time, Baker is also being awarded a Guinness record for both winning and being nominated for the most Academy Awards for Best Makeup.
Rick Baker With monster-movie credentials like An American Werewolf in London and The Wolfman (2010), one could say that Rick Baker is the successor to the great Jack Pierce. Rick Baker is responsible for Michael Jackson's werewolf makeup in the "Thriller" video—one of the most iconic creatures in pop-culture history—and the incredible makeup effects in Ron Howard's whimsical piece of eye candy, How the Grinch Stole Christmas.