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Paul Jones

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As business lead singer of Manfred Mann from 1963 to 1966, Paul Jones was one of the better vocalists from the English Invasion, in a position to put more than blues, R&B, and high-energy pop/rock and roll with an attractive mixture of polish and spirit. That produced the mediocre, sometimes appalling quality of his past due-’60s single recordings, which he pursued an even more MOR path, an even more perplexing disappointment. As soon as 1965, the press was speculating that Jones — the only person from the Manfreds with any standard heartthrob charm — will be departing the group for any solo profession. Jones as well as the group refused these rumors for a long time, but Paul do in fact submit his see around past due 1965, although he remained with Manfred Mann through a lot of 1966 while they organized for an upgraded. The lure of heading solo had not been solely musical; Jones also wished to pursue possibilities within the performing field, landing a huge role immediately as a business lead within the ’60s cult film Privilege, which unsurprisingly ensemble him being a pop vocalist. Jones also sang several songs within the film, the very best which was the ominous, hymn-like “Place Me Free of charge,” that was included in Patti Smith within the middle-’70s. Jones rang up several British TOP hits in later 1966 and early 1967 with “ABOUT TIME” and “I AM a Bad Poor Youngster,” although his single recording career could not get off the bottom within the U.S. Both these were direct MOR pop music that sounded very much nearer to Tom Jones compared to the Paul Jones of outdated. Sadly, the brassy United kingdom pop preparations of Mike Leander (most observed for his focus on Marianne Faithfull’s early information) and weakened — sometimes perversely chosen — materials characterized his past due-’60s information. After those initial two TOP singles, he wasn’t also that effective in Britain, aside from America, where he was shortly forgotten. Jones a minimum of wasn’t starving for function, moving his concentrate from information to performing within the movie theater, which he continuing to do gradually over the following few years. He do ultimately re-embrace his blues root base as vocalist for the low-key Blues Music group, in addition to taking part in some Manfred Mann reunion shows. A new recording, Showcase, made an appearance in 2001 from Hallmark Information, adopted eight years later on in ’09 2009 by Beginning YET AGAIN from Enthusiasts’ Choice. Beginning YET AGAIN was the to begin two fresh Paul Jones albums made by Carla Olson. The next, Suddenly I LOVE It, followed in ’09 2009. Both albums presented the same support music group: Jake Andrews on acoustic guitar, Tony Marsico on bass, Mike Thompson on keyboards and Alvino Bennett on drums and had been recorded in LA. Both mixed R&B, blues and pop tracks and highlighted guests including Eric Clapton, Joe Bonamassa and Jools Holland.

Quick Facts


Full Name Paul Jones
Died November 19, 1990, Houston, Texas, United States
Profession Professional Wrestler
Nationality British
Spouse Fiona Hendley, Sheila MacLeod
Children Jacinda Jones, Tamara Jones, Kierra Jones
Parents John Paul, Sr., Jean McDuff
Siblings Mary Paul Louden, William Paul
Awards Order of Military Merit, Congressional Gold Medal, Order of Saint Anna
Music Groups Led Zeppelin, Them Crooked Vultures
Music Songs I've Been A Bad, Bad Boy, When I Was Six Years Old, Thinkin' Ain't for Me, High Time, The Dog Presides, Sons and Lovers, Goin' Back Home, And You Say I'm Too Dependant On My Mind, When My Little Girl Is Smiling, Suddenly I Like It, Lullaby of Broadway, She Needs Company, I'm a Young Boy, I Can't Hold on Much Longer, Sonny Boy Williamson, Mark's Gospel Chapter 8, Who Are The Masters, Troubled Voodoo Blues, I Won't Complain, Love Bug Will Get You, I Can't Break the News to Myself, You've Got Too Much Going for You Girl, Construction Worker's Song, Low Life Street Blues, Trendy Miss Wendy, Along Came Jones, Gratefully Blue, Work Song, Very, Very Funny, Wait 'Til Morning Comes, Midnight Siren Blues, Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat: Any Dream Will Do
Albums Crucifix In A Horseshoe (Remastered with Bonus Tracks), Pucker Up Buttercup, Suddenly I Like It, Stop Arguing Over Me, The Five Faces of Manfred Mann, The Manfred Mann Album, Mann Made, The Big Blues Band Live Album, Mule, Live In London, Starting All Over Again, Driftwood - EP, Clean, My Kind of Gospel, My Way, Privilege (Original Soundtrack Album - Remastered), Greater Love, Love Me, Love My Friends, As Was, Sings Songs From The Film "Privilege", Official Blues Band Bootleg Album, Best Of The Blues Band, Instrumental Assassination, The Blues Band Box, Instrumental Asylum, The Paul Jones Collection, Volume 2: Love Me Love My Friends, Kpm 1000 Series: The Blues Collection, The Paul Jones Collection, Volume 1: My Way, Showcase, The Paul Jones Collection, Volume 3: Come Into My Music Box, My Way (Rarities)
Nominations NME Award for British Male Singer, NME Award for British Vocal Personality
TV Shows Uncle Jack, Beat the Teacher


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Make Up Department

Make Up Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Happy Town 2010 TV Series special effects makeup - 8 episodes
Kick-Ass 2010 stunt prosthetics
Werewolves: The Dark Survivors 2009 TV Movie special effects makeup designer
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day 2009 special makeup effects designer
Solomon Kane 2009 special effects makeup designer
Survival of the Dead 2009 special makeup effects artist
Maggie Hill 2009 TV Movie special makeup effects designer
Testees 2008 TV Series special makeup effects designer - 13 episodes
Flash of Genius 2008 prosthetics creator - uncredited
100 Feet 2008 special makeup effects designer
The Echo 2008/I special makeup effects designer
Outlander 2008 battlesuit prosthetic costumes
Never Cry Werewolf 2008 TV Movie special effects makeup designer: Paul Jones Effects Studio
Finn on the Fly 2008 special makeup effects designer
Nature of the Beast 2007 TV Movie creature designer / special makeup effects designer/creator
Shoot 'Em Up 2007 animatronics designer / special makeup effects designer
The Robber Bride 2007 TV Movie makeup effects designer - uncredited / prosthetic makeup artist
The Plague 2006 Video special makeup designer
Skinwalkers 2006 prosthetic effects
Silent Hill 2006 special makeup effects designer and creator
Heyday! 2006 TV Movie special makeup effects artist
Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story 2006 TV Mini-Series age makeup designer - 2 episodes
Swarmed 2005 TV Movie special makeup designer
Assault on Precinct 13 2005 special makeup effects artist
Resident Evil: Apocalypse 2004 special makeup effects designer: Nemesis
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle 2004 special makeup designer
The Skulls III 2004 Video special makeup designer
Nothing 2003 makeup effects designer/supervisor
Bugs 2003 TV Movie special makeup effects designer
Wrong Turn 2003/I prosthetic makeup artist: Stan Winston Studio
Nemesis Game 2003 special makeup effects designer
Salem Witch Trials 2002 TV Movie special makeup designer
Cypher 2002 special makeup effects artist
Conviction 2002 TV Movie special makeup designer
The Rats 2002 TV Movie special makeup designer
The Glow 2002 TV Movie special makeup designer
Undercover Brother 2002 special makeup effects designer
The Skulls II 2002 Video special makeup designer
Torso: The Evelyn Dick Story 2002 TV Movie special makeup effects designer
Wolf Girl 2001 TV Movie special makeup designer
Treed Murray 2001 special makeup designer
Mimic 2 2001 Video special makeup effects artist
Jett Jackson: The Movie 2001 TV Movie special makeup designer
Get Over It 2001 special makeup designer
Dracula 2000 2000 special makeup effects artist
Ginger Snaps 2000 special makeup effects artist
Universal Soldier III: Unfinished Business 1999 TV Movie prosthetics
Top of the Food Chain 1999 special makeup effects designer - as Paul L. Jones
The Corruptor 1999 special makeup effects artist
Bride of Chucky 1998 special makeup designer
Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms 1998 TV Movie prosthetics
Shadow Zone: My Teacher Ate My Homework 1997 special makeup effects artist
Earth: Final Conflict 1997 TV Series makeup effects supervisor - seasons 1-2
Wishmaster 1997 makeup effects crew
Bad Day on the Block 1997 special makeup designer
F/X: The Series 1996-1997 TV Series special makeup effects designer/creator - 21 episodes
The Legend of Gator Face 1996 animatronic effects designer
Shadow Zone: The Undead Express 1996 TV Movie special makeup effects designer
Sweet Angel Mine 1996 special makeup effects designer
Mind Ripper 1995 special makeup effects artist
Little Devils: The Birth 1993 makeup effects supervisor
Warlock: The Armageddon 1993 makeup effects supervisor
American Cyborg: Steel Warrior 1993 makeup crew
Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth 1992 makeup effects coordinator
Waxwork II: Lost in Time 1992 special makeup designer
Nightbreed 1990 special makeup designer
The Lair of the White Worm 1988 special makeup effects artist
Hellbound: Hellraiser II 1988 special makeup effects crew
Waxwork 1988 special makeup effects artist
The Unholy 1988 special makeup effects artist - uncredited
Goon: Last of the Enforcers 2017 prosthetic effects designer post-production
Wish Upon 2017 prosthetic and makeup effects designer post-production
Transylvania 2016 TV Movie prosthetic makeup designer completed
Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments TV Series makeup effects designer/supervisor - 13 episodes, 2016 prosthetic makeup designer - 6 episodes, 2017
People of Earth 2016 TV Series prosthetic makeup designer - 1 episode
Beauty and the Beast 2013-2016 TV Series prosthetic makeup creation - 48 episodes
Reign TV Series special makeup effects designer - 40 episodes, 2014 - 2016 prosthetic makeup designer - 11 episodes, 2013 - 2014
Orphan Black TV Series prosthetics designer - 21 episodes, 2014 - 2016 prosthetic makeup designer - 3 episodes, 2013 - 2014
Man Seeking Woman 2015-2016 TV Series prosthetic makeup designer and supervisor - 20 episodes
Cardinal 2016 TV Mini-Series prosthetic makeup effects designer - 1 episode
Rebels 2015 TV Series special makeup effects artist - 2015
Pay the Ghost 2015 prosthetic makeup designer and supervisor
Swearnet: The Movie 2014 prosthetic effects
Defiance TV Series prosthetic makeup designer and supervisor - 18 episodes, 2013 - 2014 prosthetics designer - 2 episodes, 2013 prosthetic and animatronic designer - 1 episode, 2013
Pompeii 2014/I makeup effects designer
Nurse 3D 2013 makeup effects designer/supervisor
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones 2013 makeup effects designer
Havana 57 2012 special makeup effects designer
Silent Hill: Revelation 3D 2012 special makeup & creature effects designer
Resident Evil: Retribution 2012 special makeup effects designer and supervisor
The Thing 2011/I special makeup effects: Toronto
The Drunk and on Drugs Happy Funtime Hour TV Series prosthetic makeup designer - 6 episodes, 2011 special makeup effects designer and supervisor - 1 episode, 2011
Cell 213 2011 special makeup effects designer
Hobo with a Shotgun 2011 prosthetic body parts - uncredited
Resident Evil: Afterlife 2010 special creature effects / special makeup effects designer
Warehouse 13 2010 TV Series prosthetic makeup designer - 1 episode

Special Effects

Special Effects

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hellions 2015 animatronic effects designer
Queen of Blood 2014 special effects
The Best Man Holiday 2013 animatronic effects
Blood for Irina 2012 special blood effects
The Captured Bird 2012 Short animatronic effects designer and supervisor
Cold Blooded 2012 special effects makeup
The Thing 2011/I creature effects technician
Orphan 2009 special effects makeup artist
100 Feet 2008 special effects makeup
The Echo 2008/I prosthetic effects
Never Cry Werewolf 2008 TV Movie creature effects: Paul Jones Effects Studio
Eye of the Beast 2007 TV Movie animatronic creature designer
Still Life 2005/III Short special effects designer
The Dark Hours 2005 special makeup effects designer
Nemesis Game 2003 special makeup effects designer
Ginger Snaps 2000 creature effects
Nightworld: Survivor 1999 TV Movie special effects makeup
Shadow Builder 1998 animatronic effects designer
Freaky Stories 1997 TV Series animatronics
To Catch a Yeti 1995 TV Movie creature effects: Yeti supervisor
The Mighty Jungle 1994 TV Series mechanical animal designer - 19 episodes
Hardware 1990 special robotics technician

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Man Seeking Woman 2015 TV Series Puppeteer
F/X: The Series 1996 TV Series FX Technician
Waxwork II: Lost in Time 1992 The Hand
Nightbreed 1990 Werewolf (uncredited)

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Skulls III 2004 Video prosthetics supervisor

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Clapboard Jungle: Surviving the Independent Film Business 2017 Documentary post-production Himself
Making Monsters: Makeup Effects of Nightbreed 2014 Video documentary short Himself
Ginger Snaps: Blood, Teeth and Fur 2014 Documentary Himself
Les ténèbres révélées de Silent Hill révélation 3D 2013 Video documentary Himself
The Making of Solomon Kane 2010 Video documentary short Himself
Program Alice: Activated 2010 Video documentary short Himself
Silent hill: entre deux mondes 2009 Video documentary Himself
Ballet of Bullets: Making 'Shoot 'em Up' 2008 Video documentary Himself
Path of Darkness: Making 'Silent Hill' 2006 Video documentary Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Canadian Screen Award Canadian Screen Awards, CA Achievement in Make-Up The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013) · Jo-Ann MacNeil
· Karola Dirnberger
2001 Best Special Effects Málaga International Week of Fantastic Cinema Ginger Snaps (2000)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Canadian Screen Award Canadian Screen Awards, CA Achievement in Make-Up Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (2012) · Katie Brennan
· Karola Dirnberger
2011 Genie Genie Awards Best Achievement in Make-Up Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010) · Leslie Ann Sebert
· Christina Smith
· Vincent Sullivan
2005 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Make-Up Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Chainsaw Award Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Makeup/Creature FX Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (2012)


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