Tony Gardner

Tony Gardner

  • Birthday: 1965-09-25
  • Place of birth: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Biography

Tony Gardner is an American makeup designer, special effects designer and puppeteer. He has designed and created effects for many feature films, including the films Zombieland, 127 Hours, Smokin' Aces, Hairspray, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, The Addams Family, Seed of Chucky, Shallow Hal and There's Something About Mary. Gardner helped create the signature helmets for Daft Punk, as well as an animatronic robot for their "Technologic" music video. He wrote and directed Daft Punk's music video for the song "The Prime Time of Your Life" and associate produced and populated a world full of robots for the duo's feature-length directorial debut, Daft Punk's Electroma. Beyond the film-making arena, Gardner's special effects company Alterian, Inc. has also designed and created the popular GEICO Cavemen characters as well as the current iteration of Smokey Bear.

Filmography

The Dollhouse

2017

As Himself

Being 'Shallow Hal'

2001

As Self

Living with Chucky

2022

As Self

Daft Punk Unchained

2015

As Self

Seed of Chucky

2004

As Tony Gardner

Michael Jackson's Thriller

1983

As Zombie Crawling out of a Grave (uncredited)

Darkman

1990

As Burn Ward Nurse / Lizard Man (uncredited)

Production

The Babe

1992

As Special Props

Scary Movie 2

2001

As Makeup Designer

Ghost in the Machine

1993

As Makeup Effects Designer

Hell Fest

2018

As Costume Design

Me, Myself & Irene

2000

As Makeup Effects Designer

Go

1999

As Special Effects Makeup Artist

Nightbreed

1990

As Special Effects Makeup Artist

Angels & Demons

2009

As Prosthetic Makeup Artist

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

2015

As Special Effects Key Makeup Artist

Psycho IV: The Beginning

1990

As Makeup Artist

Cheaper by the Dozen 2

2005

As Makeup Designer

Dark Angel

1990

As Special Effects Makeup Artist

Darkman

1990

As Special Effects Makeup Artist

Tank Girl

1995

As Costume Design

Bad Hair

2021

As Makeup Effects Designer

Freaky

2020

As Makeup Effects Designer

Freaky

2020

As Special Effects Makeup Artist

Old

2021

As Makeup Effects Designer

Jackass Forever

2022

As Special Effects Makeup Artist

Freaked

1993

As Makeup Designer

The Killer Inside Me

2010

As Prosthetic Designer

The Bad Batch

2017

As Makeup Effects Designer

Shallow Hal

2001

As Makeup Effects Designer

Studio 666

2022

As Makeup Effects Designer

Hairspray

2007

As Makeup Effects

Mindhunters

2004

As Makeup Effects

Tale of Two Sisters

1989

As Makeup Effects

The Blob

1988

As Animatronic and Prosthetic Effects

Mobsters

1991

As Makeup Effects

There's Something About Mary

1998

As Animatronics Designer

Batman & Robin

1997

As Animatronic and Prosthetic Effects

Bean

1997

As Makeup Effects

Psycho IV: The Beginning

1990

As Makeup Effects

The Lost Boys

1987

As Special Effects

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

1995

As Animatronic and Prosthetic Effects

Clown

2014

As Makeup Effects

Cult of Chucky

2017

As Animatronics Supervisor

Woodshock

2017

As Makeup Effects

Born to Be Wild

1995

As Associate Producer

The Bad Batch

2017

As Co-Producer

Cult of Chucky

2017

As Associate Producer

Lifeform

1996

As Producer

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