Rick Baker quote

"The first time I made myself up, I was looking at my reflection in the mirror and it wasnt me looking back. It allowed me to do things I couldnt do as myself. I found out how powerful that was and how much that can mean to an actor."

Rick Baker

Born: December 8, 1950

Occupation: Makeup artist

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