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Chris Walas is one of Hollywood's premiere special effects wizards, specializing in horror make-up and creature effects. Walas first came to prominence after he designed the exploding heads and make-up for David Cronenberg's Scanners. He was also a key figure in Spielberg's Raiders of the Lost Ark. He shared an Oscar for his makeup on Cronnenburg's remake of the Fly. In the mid-'80s he created Chris Walas Inc, a company that specialized in creature designs for such films as Gremlins (1984), and Arachnophobia (1990). In 1989 Walas made his directorial debut with The Fly II.

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