This Day in Halloween: The special make-up effects artist Robert Kurtzman is born in Crestline, Ohio in 1964. / Illustration by Alyssa Fujiwara
Robert Kurtzman is born in Crestline, Ohio in 1964. The special make-up effects artist is co-founder of K.N.B. EFX Group with Greg Nicotero and Howard Berger. The Oscar- and Emmy-winning company has provided make-up effects for more than 400 movies including Predator, Scream, Army of Darkness, Dances With Wolves, Frank Herbert’s Dune, and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. He left the company in 2002 and started Precinct 13 Entertainment.