David Anderson

Academy Award and Emmy Award winning makeup and special effects artist David LeRoy Anderson has brought his special talents to six seasons of Ryan Murphy’s “American Horror Story.”

His most recent installment of the FX series titled “American Horror Story: 1984” premiered in 2019 and was stylized in the vein of 1980’s slasher movies.

Anderson, who began his association with Ryan Murphy in 2012, was nominated for another Emmy Award for “Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Limited Series, Movie or Special” for his work on “AHS: Apocalypse Then”.

This brings the 7th nomination for his work on the “American Horror Story” anthology series.  His previous seasons on “American Horror Story” series include “AHS: Freak Show,” “AHS: Hotel,” “AHS: Cult” “AHS: TheAssassination of Gianni Versace” and “AHS: Roanoke” for which he won his second Emmy Award.

Anderson also worked on two of Murphy’s “American Crime Story” mini-series, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson”.

In addition, Anderson has won two Academy Awards for his work on Eddie Murphy’s “The Nutty Professor” and “Men In Black”.

Most recently, Anderson also brought his talents to “Ratchet”, the acclaimed FX mini-series with Sarah Paulson.