Practical make-up FX, design & prosthetic application

Ed French Emmy WinnerFrom creating bizarre creatures in the TV series Tales from the Darkside, to his Oscar nominated makeup designs seen in Star Trek VI : The Undiscovered country, he has demonstrated an extraordinary ability to create memorable characters. Edward Emerson French is an actor, audio book narrator, educator and Emmy winning Special Makeup Effects Artist for his work on the Fox series HOUSE. His recent work includes Clint Eastwood’s AMERICAN SNIPER, TEEN WOLF, the WESTWORLD TV pilot for HBO and the pilot for Philip K. Dick’s THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE. He recently completed makeup effects for an anti-smoking public service announcement for the F.D.A featuring Cierra Ramirez star of A.B.C TV’s THE FOSTERS. His many audio book narrations include H.G. Wells THE INVISIBLE MAN, M.R. James CASTING THE RUNES and H.P. Lovecraft’s Herbert West: Reanimator. French was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1952 to a housewife mother and a father who was an itinerant Disk jockey. He spent the majority of his childhood and teenage years in Pelham, New Hampshire, graduating from Alvirne High School, going on to attend the University of New Hampshire while at the same working at radio station WHAV in Haverhill, Massachusetts. French is a featured voice actor for America’s finest recording and production facilities including Hollywood’s Deyan Audio where he recorded James P. Hogan’s classic sci-fi novel Voyage from Yesteryear for audible.com.

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