I have loved being a makeup artist so much, but this kind of puts a crown on all of that… I am so grateful.

—Dick Smith

Lifetime Academy Award

Dick is the only makeup artist in history to receive a Governors Award for Lifetime Achievement, the very highest and most prestigious type of Academy Award. By bestowing a Governors Award on Dick Smith, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has acknowledged him as the preeminent figure of the makeup world.