Jack P. Pierce
Date of Birth
May 05, 1889
Birth Place:
Greece

Biography

Makeup artist Jack Pierce created the faces of Universal Studios' most memorable monsters: Frankenstein, Dracula, the Mummy, and the Wolf Man. A native of New York City, Pierce started out acting on-stage. Before becoming a makeup artist for the 1931 version of Frankenstein, he worked in films as a stunt man, bit player, assistant director, and a cameraman. Pierce served as the head of Universal's...