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(Make-Up Artist)

David LeRoy Anderson is an American make-up artist. David LeRoy Anderson is married to American actress

Relationship Facts of David LeRoy Anderson

David LeRoy Anderson is married to Heather Langenkamp {Compare Couple}.
David LeRoy Anderson married on March 24, 1990.
💑 Anniversary in 361 days 💑
He is father of Two (Daniel and Isabelle Anderson).
David LeRoy Anderson is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of David LeRoy Anderson?

David LeRoy Anderson is married to American actress, Heather Langenkamp.

They met while work in Wes Craven’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street”. They got married in 1989.

The couple has two children, Daniel and Isabelle Anderson.

Unfortunately, Daniel passed away at the age of 26 from brain cancer.

Who is David LeRoy Anderson?

David LeRoy Anderson is an American make-up artist, who has worked in many Hollywood movies.

He is also known for his work on The Nutty Professor (1996), Men in Black (1997), and The Cabin in the Woods (2011).

Anderson is a two-time Academy Award winner.

Age, Childhood, Family

Anderson was born on 30th November 1962 in Venice, Los Angeles, United States.

His father, Lance Anderson, was also a make-up artist.

He was also a 76th Academy Award nominee.

David is inspired by his father to become a make-up artist. LeRoy’s mother’s name is not available on the internet.

David is a native Angeleno. He graduated from Santa Monica High School.

He entered the Special Effects Make-Up field after receiving his AA degree at Santa Monica College.

David started his career working for his father in his make-up designs.

While working with Wes Craven, David met his wife, Heather Langenkamp.

The couple married in 1989. The couple owns a visual effects studio named AFX Studio.

David LeRoy Anderson: Profession/Career

He is a makeup artist.

He has worked in many big Hollywood movies like Men in Black, The Nutty Professor, The Cabin in the woods, Dawn of the Dead.

David started working for his father.

He worked as a sculptor and mold-maker in many of the best make-up labs in LA where he learned all aspects of creating make-up effects.

Eventually, he took on a project of his own in partnership with his father.

You can see their work in “Death Becomes Her”, “Hot Shots, Hot Shots Part Deux”, “Dragonfly”, “Bruce Almighty”, “Krippendorf’s Tribe” and dozens of commercials. David also worked on set in features such as “Pet Semetary”, “Batman,” “Waterworld,” “The Three Musketeers” and “Spawn.”

David has worked on many big projects. However, his most popular and well-known work comes in Men in Black.

David worked with Rick Baker on this project.

He applied the Vincent D’Onofrio ‘Edgar’ make-up on the film for which Rick and David were awarded an Academy Award for Best Make-Up in 1998.

His second noticeable work came in the following year.

Rick once again picked David to work on The Nutty Professor.

He applied the to Eddie Murphy for which the pair won another Academy Award in 1997.

David’s portfolio includes all the zombie F/X in Zack Snyder’s 2004 “Dawn of The Dead” all make-up F/X for David Ellis horror film “Asylum”, and James Wan’s “Dead Silence”.

In 2005, David designed, created, and applied the looks of all the boxers in Ron Howard’s 2005 “Cinderella Man” along with his father.

For this work, they received an Academy Award™ nomination.

David along with his wife, Heather Langenkamp, established a visual effects studio named AFX Studio.

Awards, Nomination

According to IMDb, David has had 17 nominations and 11 wins in his professional career.

His first nomination came in 1990 for “Best Make-Up” in “Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA” for “The Serpent and the Rainbow”.

He won two Academy Awards, one for his work in “Men in Black” in 1998 and another for his work in “The Nutty Professor” in 1997.

The Make-Up Artist has been nominated for multiple Emmys, winning in 2015, for his work in Freak Show and in 2017, for his work in Roanoke.

David LeRoy Anderson: Net Worth, Salary, Assets

Undoubtedly, David is a very talented and skillful artist.

He has worked on many big projects and won many awards.

According to various sources, his estimated net worth is around $1.5 million.

His annual salary is unknown. However, his primary source of income is his job as Make-Up Artist.

David LeRoy Anderson: Rumors, Controversies

David is a very popular make-up artist. He is a talented, skillful, and hard-working person.

Despite his popularity, he has stayed away from any controversies.

Height, Weight, Body Measurement

David is 5 foot 6 inches tall and weighs around 60 kg.

David is bald and has brown hair.

Social Media

David is not very active in Social Media.

It may be because of his old age, he doesn’t have any social media account.


  • David and Charlie Sheen were friends from high school.
  • Charlie Sheen was the best man at his wedding with Heather Langenkamp.
  • He is the co-owner of AFX Studio.

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