witch makeups: various actresses

Various witches

The witch is the architypical female horror character (apart from the screaming victim) and the come in all varieties from the hook-nosed crone to the strangely alluring young woman or sometimes both extremes when she can disguise her true appearance.

The movies

The Golden Compass (2007): Serafina Pekkala (Eva Green) is a three-hundred-year-old witch queen who rules rules over certain clans in the around Lake Enara. She helps Lyra Belacqua on her journey; based on the novels, she would appear in the sequels – if they are made. Peter King was makeup & hair designer; Janine Schneider was the key makeup artist & hair stylist.

Sabrina, The Teenage Witch (1996): In the episode Sabrina and the Beast, Sabrina proves squeamish about her much-admired cousin Susie’s classic wart-covered, green-faced witch appearance. Susie was played by Sonje Fortag. If anyone has details of the makeup credits, please themakeupgallery.

Bewitched (1964): In one episode Samantha adopted a more traditional witch-look. If anyone has details of the makeup credits, please themakeupgallery.