A Bafta and multi award-winning make-up and hair designer, Chrissie Baker has over 30 years’ experience in the film, TV, fashion & music industry.

She has worked on a huge array of productions, from hair and make-up design on British hit film Calendar Girls to editorial features and front covers, including Harpers Bazaar and Style magazine. A highly talented & creative artist, Chrissie won a Bafta award in 2010 for her work on Mo, the TV movie.

Her professionalism and skill has led her to act as a personal make-up and hair artist to actress Julie Walters on multiple productions, including the recent Channel 4 TV series Indian Summers. As well as film & TV media roles, Chrissie has a wealth of experience in fashion & editorial make-up, working on many high profile shoots and shows. Her credits include the WWF Pandamonium show that took place in 2012 at Hyde Park, and Top Model.

Alongside her professional freelance work, Chrissie taught at London make-up school Greasepaint for several years before becoming part of the teaching team at The Iver Academy. She now shares her insider knowledge with students to teach film, TV, fashion and editorial make-up and hairdressing on our courses.

Indian Summers
Roald Dahl's Esio Trot
Effie Gray

Selected Film Credits

Indian Summers (TV series)

Make-up artist & hair design to Julie Walters, 8 episodes, 2015

Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot (TV movie)

Make-up designer, 2014

Effie Gray

Make-up artist to Julie Walters, 2014

Mo (TV movie)

Make-up department head, 2010

Mamma Mia!

Make-up artist, 2008

The Ruby in the Smoke (TV movie)

Make-up & hair designer, 2006

Take That Comes to Town (TV music and dance)

Make-up & hair designer

Calendar Girls

Make-up & hair designer, 2003