It’s a sad day in the world of make-up effects. Dick Smith, a legend in the field, died today at the age of 92, according to various reports. He will be remembered for his work on such films as Little Big Man, The Godfather, The Exorcist,, and Scanners.
Many will mourn his death, including make-up artist Rick Baker, who made a special announcement via Twitter:
The master is gone. My friend and mentor Dick Smith is no longer with us. The world will not be the same.
As a show of respect, we have included the followingfor his remembrance.