There are few names in the make-up field as well known and respected as Dick Smith, a true pioneer who will go down in history as one of the all-time greats. We're very sad to report today that Smith has passed away, leaving behind a body of work that will endure until the end of time.
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Over the weekend we announced that legendary make-up artist Dick Smith had received an honorary Oscar for his many contributions to the industry. Now you can watch the man himself collect his well deserved and long overdue prize!
One of the heroes of our genre has been honored by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science. Dick Smith, who has rightfully been sired with the title of the Godfather of Makeup, was given an honorary Governor's Academy Award for his unparalleled contributions to the field of makeup in the film industry.