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Gregory Nicotero

Make-up Artist / Actor / Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Engineer | * 03/15/1963 (61) | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (United States of America (USA))
Gregory Nicotero (born March 15, 1963) is an American special make-up effects creator, television producer, and director. His first major job in special effects makeup was on the George A. Romero film Day of the Dead (1985), under the tutelage of Romero and make-up effects veteran Tom Savini. In 1988, along with Robert Kurtzman and Howard Berger, he formed KNB EFX Group, a special make-up effects studio which has gone on to work on over 400 film and television projects. KNB has won numerous awards, including an Emmy Award in 2001 for their work on the 2000 Sci Fi Channel miniseries Frank Herbert's Dune and an Academy Award in 2006 for achievement in makeup for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. He served as an executive producer, special make-up effects supervisor, and primary director on the AMC TV series The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead. Nicotero has directed 37 episodes of The Walking Dead and is the creator ... ()
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Gregory “Greg” Nicotero (born March 15, 1963) is an American special make-up effects creator, and television producer and director. His first major job in special effects makeup was on the George A. Romero film “Day of the Dead” (1985), under the tutelage of Romero and make-up effects veteran Tom Savini.

Most frequent genres for this person: Horror | Documentaries | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Gregory Nicotero

Emmy Awards The George Pal Memorial Award Time Machine Award
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Movies with Gregory Nicotero as Actor(63)

as himself2023 King on Screen
as himself2020 Tales of the Uncanny
as Hunter Puppeteer2019 Captive State
as himself2019 In Search of Darkness
as himself2016 Long Live the King
as himself2015 Fanarchy
as himself2014 Doc of the Dead
as himself2011 Nightmare Factory
as Boat Captain2010 Piranha 3D
as himself2009 Monsterland
as Gestapo Major (uncredited)2009 Inglourious Basterds
as Himself (archive footage)2008 When Darkness Came: The Making of 'The Mist'
as Himself (as Gregory Nicotero)2008 The Horror of It All: The Visual F/X of The Mist
as Makeup Effects Guy #32008 Gingerdead Man 2: Passion of the Crust
as Himself - Makeup Artist2008 Zombiemania
as Guy Playing Pool (uncredited)2008 Mirrors
as Zombie Surgeon2007 Diary of the Dead
as Stoner Dude Michael2006 Cemetery Gates
as Man Pushing Dracula's Coffin2005 Cursed
as himself2005 Becoming a Werewolf
as Bridgekeeper Zombie2005 Land of the Dead
as Rollercoaster Technician (uncredited)1999 House on Haunted Hill
as himself1997 Full Tilt Boogie
as Sex Machine's Buddy1996 From Dusk Till Dawn
as Elevator Punk1995 The Demolitionist
as Man with Dog1993 Body Bags
as Townie in Car1989 Intruder
as himself1989 Gorgon Video Magazine
as The Hand / Evil Ed's Hand / Henrietta's Long Neck Pee-Wee Head (uncredited)1987 Evil Dead II
as Extra (uncredited)1986 Night of the Creeps
as Johnson1985 Day of the Dead

TV Shows/Series with Gregory Nicotero as Actor(11)

Movies with Gregory Nicotero as Crew(81)

Directing/Director2020 A Creepshow Animated Special
Writing/Teleplay2020 A Creepshow Animated Special
Directing/Director2020 A Creepshow Holiday Special
Writing/Writer2020 A Creepshow Holiday Special
Costume & Make-Up/Makeup Effects Designer2019 Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Crew/Makeup Effects2013 The Green Inferno
Crew/Makeup Effects2013 Lone Survivor
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Key Makeup Artist2012 The Grey
Crew/Animatronic and Prosthetic Effects2012 The Grey
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist2012 The Man with the Iron Fists
Crew/Makeup Effects2012 Django Unchained
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist2012 Seven Psychopaths
Costume & Make-Up/Makeup Effects Designer2011 Fright Night
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist2011 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
Crew/Makeup Effects2010 The Book of Eli
Crew/Makeup Effects2010 Edge of Darkness
Costume & Make-Up/Makeup Effects Designer2010 The Boy Who Cried Werewolf
Directing/Director2010 The United Monster Talent Agency
Production/Producer2010 The United Monster Talent Agency
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist2009 Drag Me to Hell
Crew/Makeup Effects2009 The Final Destination
Costume & Make-Up/Makeup Effects Designer2009 The Last House on the Left
Crew/Makeup Effects2009 Inglourious Basterds
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist2008 Mirrors
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist2007 The Great Debaters
Crew/Special Effects2007 Wretched
Crew/Makeup Effects2007 The Mist
Directing/Second Unit Director2007 The Mist
Costume & Make-Up/Makeup Effects Designer2007 Death Proof
Crew/Special Effects2007 Death Proof
Visual Effects/Special Effects Supervisor2007 The Reaping
Crew/Special Effects2007 Planet Terror
Crew/Makeup Effects2006 Family
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist2006 Chocolate
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Crew/Makeup Effects2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Costume & Make-Up/Makeup Artist2002 The Rules of Attraction
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist2001 Thir13en Ghosts
Crew/Makeup Effects2001 Ghosts of Mars
Crew/Makeup Effects2001 Spy Kids
Visual Effects/Creature Technical Director2000 Crocodile
Crew/Makeup Effects2000 Mission to Mars
Crew/Makeup Effects2000 Unbreakable
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist1998 Black Cat Run
Costume & Make-Up/Makeup Effects Designer1997 Wishmaster
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist1997 Boogie Nights
Crew/Makeup Effects1997 The Night Flier
Crew/Stunts1996 From Dusk Till Dawn
Costume & Make-Up/Makeup Supervisor1995 Galaxis
Crew/Makeup Effects1995 Darkman II: The Return of Durant
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist1995 Lord of Illusions
Crew/Makeup Effects1995 Citizen X
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist1993 Body Bags
Crew/Makeup Effects1993 Body Bags
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist1993 Ticks
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist1993 Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist1993 Skinner
Directing/Second Unit Director1992 The Nutt House
Crew/Makeup Effects1992 Dr. Giggles
Costume & Make-Up/Makeup Artist1992 Army of Darkness
Costume & Make-Up/Makeup Supervisor1991 The People Under the Stairs
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist1991 Children of the Night
Crew/Makeup Effects1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist1990 Misery
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist1989 Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers
Costume & Make-Up/Makeup Effects Designer1989 Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers
Visual Effects/Special Effects Supervisor1989 Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers
Crew/Special Effects1989 The Horror Show
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist1988 Monkey Shines
Crew/Makeup Effects1987 Evil Dead II
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist1987 Creepshow 2
Crew/Makeup Effects1987 Creepshow 2
Crew/Special Effects1987 Creepshow 2
Crew/Special Effects1986 From Beyond
Crew/Special Effects1985 Halloween Candy
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist1985 Invasion U.S.A.

TV Shows/Series with Gregory Nicotero as Crew(20)

Production/Consulting Producer2023 The Walking Dead: Dead City
Production/Executive Producer2023 The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist2023 The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon
Production/Casting Producer2022 Tales of the Walking Dead
Visual Effects/Special Effects Supervisor2021 Mare of Easttown
Production/Consulting Producer2020 The Walking Dead: World Beyond
Production/Executive Producer2019 Creepshow
Directing/Director2019 Creepshow
Writing/Story2019 Creepshow
Writing/Writer2019 Creepshow
Writing/Teleplay2019 Creepshow
Creator/Creator2019 Creepshow
Production/Executive Producer2015 Fear the Walking Dead
Crew/Makeup Effects2010 The Walking Dead
Production/Consulting Producer2010 The Walking Dead
Production/Co-Executive Producer2010 The Walking Dead
Production/Executive Producer2010 The Walking Dead
Directing/Director2010 The Walking Dead
Costume & Make-Up/Special Effects Makeup Artist2010 The Walking Dead
Writing/Story2010 The Walking Dead

Additional Information

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Full Name: Gregory Greg Nicotero
Born: Friday, 03/15 1963 (March) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 61 years + 122 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Sewickley Academy
Other names for Gregory Nicotero (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Greg Nicatero"
"Greg Nickotero"
"Greg Nicotera"
"Greg Nicotero"
Gregory Nicotero frequently works together with these people:
Howard Berger (69x, Crew)
Robert Rodriguez (47x, Crew)
Robert Kurtzman (38x, Crew)
Quentin Tarantino (32x, Actor)
Tom Savini (32x, Actor)
Frank Darabont (24x, Crew)
George A. Romero (22x, Crew)
Robert Kirkman (21x, Crew)
Wes Craven (20x, Crew)
John Carpenter (19x, Crew)
Constantine Nasr (18x, Crew)
Sam Raimi (17x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1982, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/13/2024