Mark Coulier is creative director of one of Europe's leading make-up effects companies, Coulier Creatures FX.
Oscar and BAFTA winner 2012 for best make-up, for his work on 'The Iron Lady', transforming Meryl Streep into Margaret Thatcher. In 2000 he received an Emmy award for 'Arabian Nights' and another nomination for 'Jason and the Argonauts'. In 1999 he received an Emmy award for the mini-series 'Merlin'.
Mark Coulier started his career back in 1987 and worked as a freelance sculptor and make-up artist for all the major effects companies in London. His all round knowledge of processes, ability to create characters from the ground up and take them right through to completion, and organisational skills soon lead him to be hired as a key on projects such as 'Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Event Horizon, Alien III, Star Wars: Episode 1, The Mummy, Mummy Returns, The Fifth Element amongst others.
In 2000 Mark accepted a key roll in Nick Dudman's creature dept on the first Harry Potter movie. Who would know then that this would extend over a period of 10 years and 7 movies with Mark overseeing the creation of Lord Voldemort and other memorable characters such as the inflating Aunt Marge and many others.couliercreatures