Robin R. Bottin (born April 1, 1959) is an American special make-up effects creator. Known for his collaborations with directors John Carpenter and Paul Verhoeven, Bottin worked with Carpenter on both The Fog and The Thing and with Verhoeven on RoboCop, Total Recall and Basic Instinct. His other film credits include Innerspace, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Fight Club.
Well respected in his field of prosthetic makeup (better known as special make-up effects), and described in 2013 as a "special effects genius", Bottin was nominated for an Oscar in 1987 for Best Makeup, and was awarded a Special Achievement Award at the 1991 Academy Awards. He has two BAFTA nominations, and won two Saturn Awards with five further nominations. ~Wikipediawww.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob_Bottin