Bill Sturgeon is known for his work on Hellboy (2004), The Ring (2002) and Planet of the Apes (2001). See full bio »

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Hellboy Makeup Department
The Ring Makeup Department
Planet of the Apes Makeup Department
Men in Black Special Effects


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 2015 The Mill at Calder's End (Short) (special effects technician)
 2002 Men in Black II (production supervisor: Cinovation) / (shop foreman: Cinovation - uncredited)
 1998 Mighty Joe Young (creature production supervisor)
 1997 The Devil's Advocate (mechanical designer: Cinovation Studios) / (shop foreman: Cinovation Studios)
 1997 Men in Black (administrator: Cinovation Studios)
 1997 Warriors of Virtue (prototype deisgner: Alterian Studios)
 1995 Batman Forever (shop foreman: Rick Baker/Cinovation Studio Crew)
 1994 Cabin Boy (animatronic puppets: Alterian Studios, Inc.)
 1993 Full Eclipse (TV Movie) (mechanical designer: Alterian Creature Crew) / (sculptor: Alterian Creature Crew)
 1993 Addams Family Values (creature foreman - uncredited)
 1993 Hocus Pocus (creature foreman)
 1992 Army of Darkness (creature foreman) / (skeleton and project foreman: "Evil Ash", Alterian Studios)
 1992 Mom and Dad Save the World (creature foreman)
 1991 Dollman (Video) (special effects crew: Sprug)
 1991 Cast a Deadly Spell (TV Movie) (designer/puppeteer: Old One)
 1990 The Willies (creature effects: Alterian Studios)
 1990 Graveyard Shift (creature mechanicals: FX Smith, Inc.)
 1988-1989 War of the Worlds (TV Series) (prosthetics - 24 episodes)
- The Second Wave (1989) ... (prosthetics: The Eternal)
- The Angel of Death (1989) ... (prosthetics: alien)
- The Raising of Lazarus (1989) ... (prosthetics: alien)
- So Shall Ye Reap (1989) ... (prosthetics: alien)
- My Soul to Keep (1989) ... (prosthetics: alien)
 1989 Arena (crew: Screaming Mad George - as William Sturgeon)
 1988 The Blob (mechanical effects designer: makeup effects crew)
 1988 Killer Klowns from Outer Space (fabricator: Klowns)
 1986 Alien Predator (special creature effects)
 1986 Aliens (creature effects crew)
 1986 Invaders from Mars (creature effects: mechanical department)
 1985 House (creature effects crew: Backwood Films)
 1985 Cocoon (creature effects crew - uncredited)
 1984 Ghostbusters (mechanism builder)
 1983 Strange Invaders (alien effects)
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William M. Sturgeon | William Sturgeon

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