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Julia Richardson

Makeup Artist

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Film and Television Makeup Services

Thirty years professional Makeup Artist for all media production: Television, Film, Series, Commercials, Politicals, Print, Editorials, Opera & Weddings. State licensed. Straight, character, fantasy, period and FX's. Rates, reel and portfolio on request. Lite hair. Will travel. Based in Northern California.

Design makeup styles and select and budget makeup for large productions. Instruct and supervise assistants. Efficient, punctual, and able to communicate clearly with producers and directors. Relate well with clients and talent.

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Credits: Key Makeup: Film

  • "Don't Blink" (Horror film)
  • "A Taste of History" short
  • "Wind in the Willies: NOT for Children", trailer for feature by author Tim Blagge

Credits: Key Makeup: Television

  • "48 Hours" on CBS, Episode : Mario Garcia cold case murder. Erin Moriarty: Investigate Reporter
  • "60 Minutes" on CBS, Paradise Camp Fire, November 2018
  • "Man VS Food" Jim Denny Restaurant
  • "Long Lost Family", series
  • "48HRS", CBS
  • "Long Lost Family", pilot, Shed Media.
  • "Dangerous Persuasions" Discovery ID
  • Tim Donnelly, legislator, assembly, Sacramento, CA
  • HONDA SMART HOUSE, "Designing Places", Lifetime Channel
  • "Boys and Men of Color", Franklin Pictures, key makeup artist
  • Ultimate Fighting Championship, FOX SPORTS, Johnson vs. Benavidez : Key Makeup
  • "Restaurant Impossible", Episode: "Hillbilly Restaurant" : Murphy's CA : FOOD NETWORK : Key Makeup
  • Bio Channel TV series, "Killer Profiles", episode "Speed Freak Killers"
  • "No Kitchen Required", BBC series about Jam making in Berkley segment
  • "Man Vs. Food", Travel Channel series, "Adam Richman"
  • "Inside The Actor's Studio" Bravo series (Robin Williams and James Lipton, 20th Anniversary)
  • "Back To The Grind", Erik Estrada, TV Land pilot
  • "Sorority Life" MTV series
  • "Next Step" Discovery Channel series
  • "Beggar's Brandy" short
  • "Access Hollywood" ABC series; Schwarzeneggar Innaguration
  • "Extreme Makeover" ABC series; interview
  • "Full Bloom" ABC series, cooking show host
  • "Washington Week In Review" ABC series
  • "Nightline" ABC series (O.J. Simpson case)
  • "The News Hour With Jim Lehrer" PBS series (Kevin Johnson, NBA)
  • "Let There Be Light" Cable series
  • "Antiques Roadshow" PBS series (Assistant)

Commercials (list on request)

  • Marachan Noodles
  • Beadjangles
  • Bet Talk
  • Yardbird
  • State Farm
  • California Teachers Association
  • 98 Cent Clearance Store
  • John Deere
  • "Baby Signs"
  • TV interview with authors Susan Goodwin and Linda Acredolo
  • Thunder Valley Casino, (regional)
  • Hewlette Packard
  • US Olympic Fencing Tournament

Credits: Key Makeup: Documentary/Indie

  • PBS, KVIE's Planned Giving segment: LeeAnn Dickson, writer
  • "The Remaking of American Medicine," with John Hockenberry, Emmy Award winning correspondent.
  • "The Mansion Remembers", film won 1st Place, silver, Telly Award 2006,(Jane Stanford docudrama)
  • "Le Boiteux" ("The Gimp") Northern Artists Films
  • "Trains" short
  • "American Cancer Survivors"
  • "The Greatest Good" US Forest Service

Music Videos

  • Michael W. Smith
  • Doug Supernaw
  • Clever Jeff
  • Deftones

Public Service Announcements

  • Jaime Escalante (commercial)
  • Fes Parker (Adopt A highway)
  • Aids Awareness


  • State of California: Calpers
  • Aerojet
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Long Term Care
  • Chevron
  • Money Store
  • Nor West
  • Mary Kay, Inc.


  • Sacramento Mayor Daryl Steinberg
  • John Garamendi
  • San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown
  • Chuck Quakenbush
  • Rusty Areias For Assembly
  • Mike Honda
  • Katie Hirning For Congress
  • No On Prop 38
  • No on Prop 211
  • Bob Kent
  • Candidate for Senator
  • Bill Crystal
  • Cruz Bustamonte
  • John Poimiroo
  • Milton Freedman, former advisor to President Bush
  • Kathleen Connell (State)
  • Bruce Pomer, running for Sacramento City Council Special Election
  • Isadore Hall, US Senator

Television Movies of the Week

  • "Ruby Ridge" (NBC)
  • "Smokejumpers" (NBC)
  • "Spring Awakening" (CBS)


  • Robin Williams
  • James Lipton
  • Erik Estrada
  • Fes Parker
  • Jaime Escalante
  • Bobby Jackson and Kevin Johnson of the National Basketball Association
  • Tracy Chapman
  • 2012 Napa Spring Festival: A play incorporating known television stars and known theatrical actors
  • Kimberly Foss-Erickson, Finacial Planner and Beauty Pagent winner: spokesperson for Fox 40 satelitte interviews to back east about the economy.
  • "THE 24HR PLAYS", (Napa Spring Festival): Minnie Driver, Kathryn Zdan, & Hugh Dancy.
  • Leonard Padilla, Bounty Hunter
  • Bennet Omalu, Forensic Pathologist


  • Merry Widow
  • Falstaff
  • Tosca
  • Flying Dutchman
  • Carmen
  • Tales of Hoffman
  • Hansel and Gretal
  • LaTraviota
  • Cinderella
  • Madame Butterfly (Sacramento Opera Association)