Rick Baker sculpts a puppet head for the 1981 film An American Werewolf in London. Now retired, Baker's work has been collected in the two-volume collection Metamorphosis.
Elaine Baker/Courtesy of Cameron Books
John Witherspoon leaves a taping of The Late Show with David Letterman in New York in December 2009. Actor-comedian Witherspoon, who memorably played Ice Cube's father in the Friday films, has died at age 77.
Dave Chappelle accepts the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. PBS will air a television special of the ceremony in January.
Tracey Salazar/Courtesy of the Kennedy Center