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Doug Jones


Doug Jones has been in some big movies, but you probably wouldn’t recognize him on the street. Jones is one of the top “makeup actors” in the movie business, appearing head to toe in prosthetic pieces and elaborate costumes in films like Pan’s LabyrinthFantastic Four: The Rise of the Silver Surfer, Hellboy, and The Time Machine.

This summer, Jones portrays Cochise, an alien ally to the surviving humans in post-apocalypse Boston, in the third season of Falling Skies on TNT. We caught up with Jones out of the makeup chair to discuss the show, the perils of CGI, being an unrecognizable kind of famous, and cleverly captioned cat videos.

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