Show Me the Monkey

Rick Baker, Along With Other Creative Primates, Fashions a World of Not-So-Naked Apes

By John Calhoun
What’s the definition of a dream assignment for Rick Baker, the five–time Oscar-winning makeup artist who is possibly the closest thing to a below-the-line celebrity Hollywood can offer? The answer to that is simple—it’s his latest project, Tim Burton’s new version of Planet of the Apes. "At the time Tim called me, I was actually planning on taking a year off," says Ba

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