One of the most renowned makeup artists in the motion picture business, Neill has earned 21 international nominations, including eight Oscar® nominations. She won three Academy Awards for Beetlejuice, Mrs. Doubtfire and Ed Wood, two Emmys® for Pee-wee’s Playhouse and The Shining, a BAFTA for Pirates of the Caribbean, four Saturn Awards and a Local 706 Best Character Makeup Award. Neill is also the first artist to be awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press as Make-up Artist of the Year.
Neill created space travelers for the motion picture Star Trek and the hit comedy Galaxy Quest, rock ‘n’ roll vampires for The Lost Boys, visions of the afterlife for Beetlejuice, transformed Johnny Depp into Edward Scissorhands, Jack Sparrow, Ed Wood and Sweeney Todd, and Robin Williams into Mrs. Doubtfire. She’s also worked on some of the largest movie franchises in the world, such as Batman, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Amazing Spider-Man and, most recently, The Hunger Games. Neill has been on the Local 706 Executive Board and was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by her guild. She just finished filming A Star is Born, starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, and is currently in Vancouver filming the new Robert Zemeckis film starring Steve Carrell and Leslie Mann.
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