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Kim Santantonio is a hair stylist who worked on several episodes of the fourth season of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Prior to his work on Star Trek, Santantonio worked as hair stylist on the television series L.A. Law (1986-1989) and The Young Riders (1989-1990, with Michael Key and Alicia M. Tripi), the television drama Destination America (1987, starring Bruce Greenwood), and Tim Burton's fantasy drama Edward Scissorhands (1990, with Ve Neill, Yolanda Toussieng, and Steve LaPorte).

Further credits as hair stylist include Steven Spielberg's fantasy adventure Hook (1991), the comic adaptation Batman Returns (1992), the comedy sequel Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993), the horror comedy Addams Family Values (1993, with Kevin Haney, Steve LaPorte, Gerald Quist, Toni-Ann Walker, and Dean Gates), the superhero sequel Batman Forever (1995), the action drama Twister (1996), the action thriller The Rock (1996), the comic adaptation Blade (1998), the romance Playing by Heart (1998), the comedy The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000), the fantasy comedy How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), the romance America's Sweethearts (2001), the crime drama Catch Me If You Can (2002), the adventure Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), the drama The Terminal (2004, with Katalin Elek, Zoltan Elek, Edouard F. Henriques, Greg Funk, Geneva Nash Morgan, and Sandra Rowden), the comedy sequel Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005), the action adventure Poseidon (2006), Bryan Singer's Superman Returns (2006), Ron Howard's drama Frost/Nixon (2008, starring Frank Langella), and the fantasy film Jonah Hex (2010).

Some of the actors he worked with include Bruce Willis in the drama Nobody's Fool (1994), Stanley Tucci in the television drama Winchell (1998) and in the romance The Whole Shebang (2001), Bridget Fonda in the horror film Lake Placid (1999) and in the romance The Whole Shebang (2001), Chris Klein in the romance Say It Isn't So (2001), and Topher Grace in Sam Raimi's superhero sequel Spider-Man 3 (2007, with Kirsten Dunst).

In 2004, Santantonio received a Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Award nomination in the category Best Period Hair Styling - Feature for his work on the adventure Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World which he shared with Yolanda Toussieng. In 2009, he received a BAFTA Film Award nomination for Best Make Up & Hair in the drama Frost/Nixon, shared with Edouard F. Henriques.

More recently, Santantonio worked as hair department head on the comedy Take Me Home Tonight (2011) and on the drama This Must Be The Place (2011).

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