Howard Smit American make-up artist

Howard Smit is a 98 years old American make-up artist from Chicago, Illinois. Howard Smit was born on April 19, 1911 (died on August 01, 2009, he was 98 years old) in Chicago, Illinois.



Howard J. Smit was a pioneering American film make-up artist known for his work on films including The Birds and The Wizard of Oz. Smit also spearheaded the movement to establish the Academy Award for Best Makeup to recognize the profession within the film industry. He also successfully pushed studios to credit film make-up artists in a movie's screen credits. Smit became a founding member of the IATSE local 706 Make-up and Hairstylists Guild chapter in 1937.
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Is Howard Smit still alive?

No, he died on 08/01/2009, 13 years ago. He was 98 years old when he died. He died in Tarzana and buried in Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery .


Howard Smit Movies (5)

There are 5 movies of Howard Smit.

His first feature film was Too Late for Tears (1949). He was 38 when he starred in this movie. Since 1949, he has appeared in 5 feature films. The last one is The Love War (1970). .

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Howard Smit movie characters

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What was Howard's zodiac sign?

Howard Smit zodiac sign was aries.

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