Chris Walas

Special Effects | Makeup Department | Actor
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The Fly (1986) | Enemy Mine (1985) | Gremlins (1984)
Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations More »
Christopher J. Walas | Christopher Walas
c. 1955 (age 62)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Canon in DreamsCanon in Dreams (Short) Special Effects Supervisor  Less Pitch
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (38 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Made You LookMade You Look (Short) Creature, Special Effects  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Journey to the Forbidden ValleyJourney to the Forbidden Valley Co-Producer, Special Effects, Writer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Long Live the KingLong Live the King Himself, Contributor  Less 2016 $40K
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Biffle and ShoosterThe Adventures of Biffle and Shooster 'Charles Gemora' as Schlomo, the Gorilla, Gorilla Suit Designer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Bride of FinklesteinBride of Finklestein (Short) 'Charles Gemora' as Schlomo (the Gorilla), Gorilla Costume Designer  Less 2015 $75K
  • Primary photo for The Scanners Way: Creating the Special Effects in 'Scanners'The Scanners Way: Creating the Special Effects in 'Scanners' (Video) Himself, Stills  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Elf-ManElf-Man Designer (elf), Co-Producer, Special Effects Prosthetics Designer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Dolores Quits DancingDolores Quits Dancing (Video) Producer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for BearBear Co-Producer  Less 2010 $10MM
  • Primary photo for Macabre MedicineMacabre Medicine (Video) Special Thanks  Less 2009 $10K
  • Primary photo for Dark HeavenDark Heaven Creator (angel)  Less 2002 $80K
  • Primary photo for Halloween... The Happy Haunting of America!Halloween... The Happy Haunting of America! Special Thanks  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for JadeJade Special Makeup Effects  Less 1995 $50MM $9.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for VirtuosityVirtuosity Special Makeup Effects  Less 1995 $30MM $24MM / —
  • Primary photo for The VagrantThe Vagrant Director (directed by)  Less 1992 $9.5MM
  • Primary photo for Naked LunchNaked Lunch Special Creatures & Effects (uncredited)  Less 1991 $16MM $2.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Hot Shots!Hot Shots! Animal Special Effects/prosthetics  Less 1991 $26MM $69MM / $181MM
  • Primary photo for Curse III: Blood SacrificeCurse III: Blood Sacrifice Creature Design  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for ArachnophobiaArachnophobia Creature Effects Supervisor  Less 1990 $22MM $53MM / —
  • Primary photo for Gremlins 2: The New BatchGremlins 2: The New Batch Original Character Designer (Gizmo)  Less 1990 $50MM $41MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Fly IIThe Fly II Director, Effects Designer And Creator (Chris Walas Inc.)  Less 1989 $20MM / $39MM
  • Primary photo for DeepStar SixDeepStar Six Actor (uncredited), Creature Effects  Less 1989 $8MM $8.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for The KissThe Kiss Special Makeup Effects Artist  Less 1988 $6MM $1.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for House II: The Second StoryHouse II: The Second Story Makeup And Creature Effects Designer  Less 1987 $7.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for The FlyThe Fly Creature Effects  Less 1986 $15MM $40MM / $20MM
  • Primary photo for Enemy MineEnemy Mine Special Makeup Effects Artist, Aliens Designer And Creator, Aliens Creator And Designer (Chris Walas Inc.), Special Creature Makeup And Effects Director (Chris Walas Inc.)  Less 1985 $40MM $4.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for GremlinsGremlins Creator (Gremlins)  Less 1984 $11MM $148MM / —
  • Primary photo for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the JediStar Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Creature Consultant, Creature Design & Effects (uncredited)  Less 1983 $32MM $309MM / $573MM
  • Primary photo for DragonslayerDragonslayer Close-up Dragon (ILM) (as Christopher Walas)  Less 1981 $18MM $14MM / $15MM
  • Primary photo for Raiders of the Lost ArkRaiders of the Lost Ark Special Makeup Effects (ILM) (as Christopher Walas)  Less 1981 $18MM $248MM / $390MM
  • Primary photo for CavemanCaveman Creator (abominable snowman) (as Christopher Walas)  Less 1981 $16MM / —
  • Primary photo for ScannersScanners Special Makeup  Less 1981 CAD 4.1MM $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for Airplane!Airplane! Special Projects  Less 1980 $3.5MM $83MM / $130MM
  • Primary photo for GalaxinaGalaxina Special Makeup Effects (as Christopher J. Walas)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Humanoids from the DeepHumanoids from the Deep Special Effects (uncredited)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for ScreamersScreamers Special Makeup Effects (additional sequences, US version)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Up from the DepthsUp from the Depths Special Effects  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for PiranhaPiranha Special Properties  Less 1978 $600K $6MM / $16MM
Past Television (2 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Tales from the CryptTales from the Crypt (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1990), Special Effects Makeup (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 2
  • Primary photo for StarstruckStarstruck (TV Movie) Mary-John, Monster Design  Less 1979
Self (15 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for TroldspejletTroldspejlet (TV Series) Himself - Special Make-up Effects (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • Episode #39.20 (May 26, 2008) Himself - Special Make-up Effects (archive footage)  Less

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