Posted: Wednesday May 14, 2008
movie make-up artist Farhang Moayyeri died May 10 in Tehran of cardiac arrest.
He was 65 and had already fought a long battle with lung cancer, the Iran State
News Agency reported.
created several make-up designs and prosthetics for Iranian theater, television
and film. He is best known for creating make-up for the films of Bahram Beizai,
Mas'ud Kimiai and other well-known Iranian directors.
to the ISNA, Moayyeri was born in 1943 and began his career acting on The
Brick and the Mirror (1965), then tried directing before entering the make-up
industry in 1978. He created the make-up for Bashou, the Little Stranger (1986), Maybe Some Other Time (1988), Killing Mad Dogs (2001) and
Maleki, head of the Iranian Association of Make-Up Designers, expressed sorrow
over Moayyeri’s death and described him as the father of modern Iranian make-up
design. Moayyeri was honored by the association in 2006 for his efforts to train
new generations of artists in Iran's film industry.