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Mircea Vodă


  • Makeup artist
  • Born: 06.09.1937 in Bucharest
After losing his father in war, he attended a trade school, despite his visible talent for drawing. He worked as a draughtsman and colorist at „Animafilm” (1953-1954), where he was noticed by Popescu Gopo Senior. In 1955 he began his initiation in the craft of makeup and the first film he worked on was The Mill of Good Luck. He went on to learn makeup and wig making and to study in Paris. He worked on a couple of films as assistant to Rozalia Neculce – Two Lottery TicketsThirstMichael the Brave, after which he became the main makeup artist and permanent crew member for Sergiu Nicolaescu’s films. 
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Known for:

Festivals / Awards

  • 1989
ACIN François Villon - The Maverick Poet Best Makeup
  • 2013
UCIN UCIN Trophy - 50 years
  • 2016
UCIN Special Prize

Filmography

Makeup artist

The Last Corrupted Man of Romania

2011

Poker

2009

Carol I

2008

The Survivor

2007

Meseriașii (TV series - 27 ep.)

2006/2007

La servici (TV series - 1 ep.)

2006

An American Haunting

2005

House of 9

2005

Cerberus (film TV)

2005

Vlad

2003

La bloc (TV series - 1 ep.)

2003

Tot înainte! (TV series)

2003

Râdeți cu oameni ca noi (film TV)

2002

Epicenter

2000

The Legend of Galgameth

1996

Predchuvstviye

1992

Dogs’ Road

1992

Forgotten by God

1990

The Crown of Fire

1989

Proud Heritage

1989

François Villon - The Maverick Poet

1987

The Last Assault

1985

Povestea porcului

1985

The Last Days

1984

Kiuleandra

1984

The Ring

1983

At the End of the Line

1982

William Cuceritorul/ William the Conqueror

1982

Burebista

1980

Pyre and Flame

1979

Vlad the Impaler: The True Life of Dracula

1978

Beyond the Horizon

1978

The Independence War

1977

The Story of Love

1976

The Romanian Musketeer

1975

Alarm in the Danube Delta

1975

Cantemir

1975

At the City Blue Gates

1973

The Revenge

1972

The Seawolf

1972

The Ballad

1972

Black Sea Adventures

1971

The Last Crusade

assistant

1970

The Kidnapping of the Maidens

1967

Recollections from the Childhood

1965

Tudor

assistant

1962

The Thirst

assistant

1960

Our Lads

1959

Carnival Stories

assistant

1958

Two Lottery Tickets

assistant

1957

The Storm Bird

assistant

1956

The Mill of Good Luck

assistant

1956