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Oscars: 'The Wolfman' wins for makeup

February 27, 2011 |  6:57 pm

Getprev-5"The Wolfman" won the Oscar for makeup at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday night. Rick Baker and Dave Elsey received the award for their work on the film about a man who transforms into a werewolf. This was Baker's 12th Oscar nomination and seventh win. He won his first Oscar for makeup in 1982 for his work on another werewolf film, "An American Werewolf in London." This is Elsey's second nomination and first win.

"The Wolfman" was competing against "Barney’s Version" and "The Way Back."

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Photo: "The Wolfman." Credit: Frank Ockenfels / Universal Pictures

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