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Chris Walas Biography

  • Profession: Special Effects, Director
  • Born: Jan 1, 0001
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001
  • Birth Name: Christopher Walas

Chris Walas is one of Hollywood's premiere special effects wizards, specializing in horror make-up and creature effects. Walas first came to prominence after he designed the exploding heads and make-up for David Cronenberg's Scanners. He was also a key figure in Spielberg's [[Feature~V40118~Raiders of the Lost Ark.~raidersofthelostark]] He shared an Oscar for his makeup on Cronnenburg's remake of the Fly. In the mid-'80s he created Chris Walas Inc, a company that specialized in creature designs for such films as [[Feature~V20918~Gremlins~gremlins]] (1984), and [[Feature~V2749~Arachnophobia~arachnophobia]] (1990). In 1989 Walas made his directorial debut with The Fly II. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

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