Saturday, October 17, 2009

RIP Bob Westmoreland

Make-up artist Bob Westmoreland dies
Worked on 'Close Encounters,' '1941'


Make-up artist Bob Westmoreland, best known for his work on "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," "1941" and the TV show "Hill Street Blues", died in Kauai, Hawaii Oct. 6from cardiac arrest. He was 74.

Westmoreland worked on more than 19 films and seven TV shows. His feature makeup artist credits include "The Long Goodbye," "The Island," "Twilight Zone: The Movie," "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore," "Straight Time" and "Stay Hungry."

He also worked on the TV shows "Attica," "Satan's Triangle" and the TV miniseries "How the West Was Won."

Westmoreland also cameoed in small roles in the films he did make-up for, including "Close Encounters," "The Island" and "Inside Moves."

Westmoreland is survived by his wife Susy; daughter, Cori Glazer, a script supervisor and a son.

Born: 1935, U.S.A.
Died: 10/6/2009, Kauai, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Bob Westmoreland's westerns - make-up artist, actor.
Flap - 1970 [make-up artist]
Molly and Lawless John - 1972 (telegraph operator)
Dead Aim - 1975 [make-up artist]
Goin' South - 1978 [make-up artist]

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