Contrary to how it may have looked, transforming Robin Williams into Mrs Doubtfire every day during filming was actually an extremely intricate, involved and labour intensive job.

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Makeup artist Ve Neill is renowned for her work on Pirates of the Caribbean and The Hunger Games – she was also behind the artistry of appying the mask for Mrs Doubtfire, and Buzzfeed reports it actually took four and a half hours every day to apply the makeup.

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All the wrinkles and blemishes had to be painted on and molded every day.

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According to Buzzfeed, even after sitting in the makeup chair for four and a half hours daily, Robin Williams still kept his sense of humour.

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Mrs Doubtfire was named the 67th funniest film of the 20th century.

 

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