Stuart Freeborn (born September 5, 1914, in London, England) is a British motion picture make-up artist, perhaps best known for his work on the original Star Wars trilogy.

He created the make-up for all of the characters, including Yoda, whom he supposedly based on his own face and that of Albert Einstein. Freeborn was also the make-up artist on 1968's 2001: A Space Odyssey, where he created the humans/apes for the "Dawn of Man" sequence.

In The Phantom Menace DVD in one of the web documentries, he was awarded a statue by the team at Lucasfilm. [1]

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