Paul Salamoff '89
Special effects artist in foam construction, figure finishing, hair, puppeteering, lab work and moldmaking.
Paul became a self-taught special effects make-up artist during his public school years in Natick. He has worked on television shows, commercials, and more than fifty movies, making creatures, animals and props. Some of his more familiar works include the penguins in Batman Returns, the octopus in Ed Wood, critters in Critters 3 & 4, the elephant in Operation Dumbo Drop, and the dog in There's Something About Mary.
In recent years he has been screen writing.
He co-authored the movie The Dead Hate the Living.
Advice to Students
"Follow your dreams and make them happen.
And be yourself, because talent isn't everything.“
Inducted November 23, 1999