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Thomas Vincent "Tom" Savini (born November 3, 1946) is an American actor, stuntman, director, and award-winning special make-up effects creator. He is known for his makeup and special effects work on many films directed by George A. Romero, including Martin, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Creepshow and Monkey Shines; he also created the special effects and makeup for many cult classics like Friday the 13th (parts I and IV), Maniac, The Burning, The Prowler and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2.

Age: 68
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Dawn of the Dead


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2016 Bad Dennis Randy Buckshot
2016 Nightmare City -
2015 Pigboy: He Ain't No Babe! Pigboy's Daddy
2015 Road Trip of the Dead Tom Savini
2015 Misfits: Theatre of Blood Riot Squad Officer
2014 The 4th Reich SS-Standartenf├╝hrer Dirlewanger
2013 Machete Kills Osiris Amanapur
2013 Cool as Hell The Demon Slayer
2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower Mr. Callahan
2012 Death from Above Sheriff Raynick
2012 Django Unchained Tracker



[Unlike movie special effects, where the viewer sees the perfect take of an effect, creating special effects for a live haunted attraction is a more sustained and drawn out effort.] It has to be right there in front of you, like a three-act play, ... You have to think it through from beginning to end. You want to fool a live person in front of you.


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Nominated for 4 Awards | Won 3

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