character: various bag-ladies & street kids

Various bag-ladies & street kids

Everybody’s life experience affects their appearance: that is one of the basic assumptions of character makeup but sometimes it results in visual cliches.

A life on the streets certainly leaves its mark so here we have a number of actresses playing street-kids, bag-ladies, beggars and other homeless characters, and definitely not looking their best.

The movies & TV shows

Sweeney Todd (2007): Sweeney Todd thinks that his wide his wifeLucy (Laura Michelle Kelly) died when she poisoned herself in despair; too late he learns that Lucy survived the poison to become an addled beggar. Peter Owen was makeup & hair designer; Ivana Primorac was key makeup artist & key hair stylist; Neal Scanlan was responsible for prosthetics.