Ryan Nicholson (1971 – October 8, 2019) was a Canadian special effects makeup artist and filmmaker.
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
|Occupation||Special effects makeup artist, filmmaker|
|Awards||Gemini Award: Best Achievement in Makeup in Andromeda|
Nicholson was born in 1971 in Victoria, British Columbia. He was a self-taught artist who ran special-effects shop Flesh & Fantasy for a number of years before he began directing and producing his own independent films through his production company Plotdigger Films.
He was married to Megan Nicholson and had one son.
Nicholson worked in the makeup department on many television shows including The X-Files, The Outer Limits, Stargate and Andromeda for which he was nominated for the Gemini Award three times for Best Achievement in Make-Up, with a win in 2002.
Nicholson died from brain cancer at age 47 on October 8, 2019.
|2004||Necrophagia: Nightmare Scenarios||Yes||Yes||Psychotic Boyfriend|
|2009||La Petite Mort||Presenter|
|2012||My Name Is 'A' by Anonymous||Yes|
|2012||Blood Valley: Seed's Revenge||Yes||Man in Truck|
|2014||Collar||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Bum Fighter 1|
- Taylor, Richard. "Saying Goodbye To Special FX/Indie Filmmaker Ryan Nicholson (1971-2019)". PopHorror. Retrieved October 10, 2019.
- "FILM INDUSTRY PROFILE — RYAN NICHOLSON — 23 QUESTIONS" (PDF). Insight Magazine (Tourism Victoria) Issue 2, Summer 2005. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 23, 2012. Retrieved May 3, 2011.
- Devlin, Mike (October 9, 2019). "Victoria-raised makeup-effects artist Ryan Nicholson dies at 47". Times Colonist. Retrieved October 10, 2019.
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