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Paid PostPosted on Aug 6, 2012

The 16 Best Special Effects Makeup Before And Afters

Not all special effects are CGI. Check out our countdown of some of the best special effects makeup in the business. See how the pros make this makeup magic happen on Syfy's new season of “Face Off,” hosted by McKenzie Westmore, premiering on August 21 at 9/8c.

16. Michael Jackson/Zombie

15. John Leguizamo/Violator

14. Jim Carrey/Grinch / Via

"How The Grinch Stole Christmas"

13. Michael Dorn/Worf / Via

"Star Trek: The Next Generation"

12. Andreas Katsulas/G'Kar

11. Eric Bana/Nero / Via

"Star Trek"

10. Ray Park/Darth Maul / Via

"Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace"

9. Danny DeVito/Penguin / Via

"Batman Returns"

8. Doug Jones/Abe Sapian

7. Ralph Fiennes/Voldemort / Via

"Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix"

6. Melissa Cowan/Bicycle Girl

5. Ron Perlman/Hellboy

4. Michael Keaton/Beetlejuice / Via


Fun Fact: "Face Off" Judge Ve Neill won a Best Makeup Oscar for her work on "Beetlejuice."

3. Arnold Schwarzenegger/The Terminator / Via

"Terminator 2"

2. Heath Ledger/Joker

1. Benicio Del Toro/Wolfman

Check out Syfy's new season of "Face Off" to see how the pros make this makeup magic happen!