Dan Frye


Dan teaches Make-Up FX and Prosthetics Creation. He started his make-up career at 14 in New York City, working in local theatres. He worked as key make-up artist on such films as Frankenhooker, Brain Damage and Basketcase 2. Focusing on lab work and prosthetics, he moved to LA to work on films like Terminator 2, Leprechaun, Ghostbusters 2, Last Action Hero and Nightmare on Elm Street 5.

A highly skilled mould-maker, painter, sculptor and prosthetic make-up artist, he moved to London to work on films including Shaun of the Dead, Resident Evil, The Cottage, Nanny McPhee, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Troy, Alexander, Clash of the Titans and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Parts 1 & 2. His theatre credits include The National Theatre’s Wicked and The Nutcracker and he has worked in museums including the Imperial War Museum, the London Dungeon and the Cabinet War Rooms. More recent screen credits include Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Dracula Untold, Victor Frankenstein, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones and Atlantis.