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David Quashnick

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David "Dave" Quashnick is a makeup artist and hair stylist who worked for seventeen years on Star Trek. His work includes the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Voyager, as key make-up artist the 1996 video game Star Trek: Borg and as hair stylist the 1996 video game Star Trek: Klingon.

For his work on Star Trek, Quashnick received the following Emmy Award win and nominations in the category Outstanding Individual Achievement in Makeup for a Series/Outstanding Makeup for a Series:

In 1983 he was among the special effects team for the horror film One Dark Night, with Kevin Peter Hall. He has then worked as make-up artist on the comedy Just One of the Guys (1985, together with Yolanda Toussieng), the science fiction film Warning Sign (1985), the science fiction film Class of 1999 (1990, starring Malcolm McDowell and with make-up artists Rick Stratton, Rob Burman, and Barney Burman), the horror film Arachnophobia (1990), the television sequel Bonanza: Under Attack (1995, starring Leonard Nimoy and with hair stylist Joan Phillips), and the action film Best of the Best 3: No Turning Back (1995).

More recently he did makeup for the ER episodes "Tell ME Where It Hurts" (2002, with Tzi Ma, Michelle Bonilla, and Kay E. Kuter) and "Believe the Unseen" (2008, with Scott Grimes, Charles Esten, Michael Buchman Silver, and Michelle Bonilla), and the documentary Creature People (2007) which is looking behind the cameras and shows the make-up process for J.G. Hertzlers character Martok in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Other interviewees on this documentary include Robert Picardo and the Star Trek artists Michael Westmore, Rick Stratton, Greg Cannom, Craig Reardon, Kevin Haney, and Rob Burman.

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