Academy Award for Makeup
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|Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling|
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The Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling is the Oscar given to the best achievement in makeup and hair-styling for movies. Usually, only three movies are nominated each year rather than five as in most categories.
Special Achievement Awards
Before 1981, Special Achievement Oscars were twice awarded to makeup artists for their work on a specific movie:
Starting in 1993, the award is to be shared with hairstylists if hair effects "contribute greatly to the appearance and effect of the characters".
Winners and nominees
The winners are in bold text with a blue background.
|1981 (54th)||An American Werewolf in London||Rick Baker|
|1982 (55th)||Gandhi||Tom Smith|
|Quest for Fire|| Sarah Monzani|
|1984 (57th)||Amadeus|| Paul LeBlanc|
|Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes|| Rick Baker|
|1985 (58th)||The Color Purple||Ken Chase|
|Mask|| Michael Westmore|
|Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins||Carl Fullerton|
|1986 (59th)||The Clan of the Cave Bear|| Michael Westmore|
|The Fly|| Chris Walas|
|Legend|| Rob Bottin|
|1987 (60th)||Happy New Year||Bob Laden|
|Harry and the Hendersons||Rick Baker|
|1988 (61st)||Beetlejuice|| Ve Neill|
Steve La Porte
|Coming to America||Rick Baker|
|Scrooged|| Tom Burman|
|1989 (62nd)||The Adventures of Baron Munchausen|| Maggie Weston|
|Dad|| Dick Smith|
|Driving Miss Daisy|| Manlio Rocchetti|
- Kilday, Greg (28 June 2012). "New Oscar Rules Allow Multiple Songwriters, Incorporate Hair Styling". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 29 June 2012.
- "Film academy approves new rules for 85th Academy Awards, makes hairstyling eligible for Oscar". The Washington Post. 28 June 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2012.