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Dean Carl Jones is an Emmy Award-winning makeup artist who worked on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, as well as two Star Trek films, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country and Star Trek: Insurrection. On DS9, he was the personal makeup artist for Rene Auberjonois. Jones frequently works with his brother, fellow makeup artist Starr Jones. The two worked together on TNG, DS9, and Star Trek VI, among many other projects. They currently run their own makeup company, American Makeup & Effects. In "Chain of Command", he worked as makeup artist for actor David Warner and on "Birthright" for actress Jennifer Gatti and actor Irving Ross.

Jones was part of the makeup department which earned the following Emmy Award nominations and wins:

Outside of Star Trek, Jones has done makeup on such television series as The Shield and Dexter and television movies such as 1991's Into the Badlands (starring Andrew Robinson) and 2004's Homeland Security (featuring Glenn Morshower and Leland Orser). He has also worked on commercials for companies like Capital One, Pizza Hut, Wal-Mart, MacDonald's, and Nissan.

Jones has several film credits, as well, the earliest of which include Blue Velvet (1986, featuring Brad Dourif and Dean Stockwell), Internal Affairs (1990, with cinematography by John A. Alonzo), Coneheads (1993, featuring Jason Alexander and Michael McKean), and Chasers (1994, also featuring Dean Stockwell as well as Seymour Cassel). He was also credited as special effects coordinator on the 1989 science fiction film, Moontrap, starring TOS actor Walter Koenig.

More recent motion pictures featuring Jones' work include Above Suspicion (2000, starring Scott Bakula), The Caveman's Valentine (2001, featuring Kate McNeil), Never Die Alone (2004, featuring Tommy "Tiny" Lister, Jr.), Mortuary (2005, starring Denise Crosby), Jarhead (2005, featuring Scott MacDonald), Poseidon (2006, starring Josh Lucas and Mike Vogel), The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006, featuring Michael Dorn), and the two Pirates of the Caribbean sequels: 2006's Dead Man's Chest and 2007's At World's End. He is currently working on two films starring Star Trek: Voyager guest actor Brad Dourif: Chain Letter and Blood Shot.

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(This list is currently incomplete.)

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