Donald Mowat

Birthday:

12/10/1964

Place of birth:

Montreal, Quebec, Canada:

Biography:

Donald Mowat is a Canadian, British and naturalized American citizen. He started in amateur theatre and operatic societies as well as community cable television while still in high school. First film was as an assistant makeup artist on "Joshua Then and Now" and continued working as assistant makeup on numerous projects including "Anne of Green Gables", "The Fly", "The Believers" and "Frontier". While just in his twenties he was makeup department head on "Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future" winning a daytime Emmy nomination in 1988 and continued to department head several network miniseries and movies of the week. He works extensively with out of kit techniques in casualty effects. His stellar credits as a department head and personal make up artist in all aspects of feature film and television make up from period, corrective, casualty, beauty and straight make up as well as tattoo cover has been seen in countless feature films and projects for television. He worked extensively with Mark Wahlberg for many years as well as with Eminem. In recent years Donald has been working with Daniel Craig and Jake Gyllenhaal continues to work as both a department head ("The Fighter", "8 Mile", "Taking Lives", "Repo Men", "Prisoners", "Everything Will Be Fine", "Nightcrawler", "Stronger") and personal artist ("Skyfall", "Cowboys and Aliens"). In 2012 Mr. Mowat received Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee Medal. Donald has also worked on numerous editorial/print projects with many actors and performers. Focused primarily on feature films from 1992 onwards his stellar career, commitment to the craft and industry as well as active involvement in many charitable causes has earned him an international reputation.


Production Credits

Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)
Makeup Department Head
Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)
Makeup Artist
First Man (2018)
Makeup Department Head
The Darkest Minds (2018)
Makeup Designer
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Makeup Department Head
Life (2017)
Makeup Designer
Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Makeup Department Head
Spectre (2015)
Makeup Artist
Sicario (2015)
Makeup Department Head
Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)
Key Makeup Artist
Nightcrawler (2014)
Makeup Department Head
Prisoners (2013)
Makeup Department Head
Skyfall (2012)
Makeup Artist
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Makeup Artist
Dream House (2011)
Makeup Department Head
Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
Makeup Artist
The Fighter (2010)
Makeup Department Head
Casino Jack (2010)
Makeup Artist
Casino Jack (2010)
Makeup Department Head
The Other Guys (2010)
Makeup Artist
Repo Men (2010)
Makeup Department Head
Max Payne (2008)
Makeup Artist
Max Payne (2008)
Makeup Department Head
Mirrors (2008)
Makeup Artist
The Happening (2008)
Makeup Artist
We Own the Night (2007)
Makeup Artist
Shooter (2007)
Makeup Artist
The Departed (2006)
Makeup Artist
Invincible (2006)
Makeup Artist
The Sentinel (2006)
Makeup Artist
Four Brothers (2005)
Makeup Artist
Fever Pitch (2005)
Makeup Artist
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
Makeup Artist
Taking Lives (2004)
Makeup Department Head
The Human Stain (2003)
Makeup Department Head
The Italian Job (2003)
Makeup Artist
8 Mile (2002)
Makeup Supervisor
Heist (2001)
Makeup Supervisor
Rock Star (2001)
Makeup Artist
Planet of the Apes (2001)
Makeup Artist
Frequency (2000)
Makeup Artist
The Yards (2000)
Key Makeup Artist
The Perfect Storm (2000)
Makeup Artist
Three Kings (1999)
Makeup Artist
Mimic (1997)
Makeup Department Head
Margaret's Museum (1995)
Makeup Department Head
Joshua Then and Now (1985)
Daily Makeup & Hair