Episode 118″ – Camilla Henneman (Fat Suit/Costume)
Original Air Date – August 4, 2021
Dave and Ethan interview Camilla Henneman, the visual effects artist who built the iconic fat suit from Weird Al’s “Fat” music video. Camilla’s astounding career didn’t stop at working with Weird Al, she also built the Slimer and Nunzio Scoleri suits from Ghostbusters II, Meat Loaf’s suit from Fight Club, as well as monster and gorilla suits for such movies as George of the Jungle, Harry and the Hendersons, Gorillas in the Mist, and Cocoon. Amazingly, Camilla also worked on the makeup and appeared as a zombie in Michael Jackson’s legendary “Thriller” video!
This week’s guest…
Camilla Henneman built Weird Al’s iconic Fat suit from his “Fat” music video. In addition to working such movies as George Of The Jungle, Harry And The Hendersons, and Coccon, Camilla also built the Slimer and Nunzio Scoleri suits from Ghostbusters II, and Meat Loaf’s suit from Fight Club. Plus, she was one of the original zombies from Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” video!