Robert McCarron 
Hammersmith, London, England
|Occupation||Medic, makeup artist|
|Known for||I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!|
Robert "Bob" McCarron (born July 1950 in London, England) is an Australian medic and special effects prosthetic makeup artist who has worked on many international movies and television shows. He is most recognisable from his on-screen appearances as "Medic Bob", in the UK series of I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! and in the German version, Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier raus!.
He was the medical supervisor for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics.
In 2004, he was awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for services to the community and Australian stage and film and his work as a paramedic. Bob is also a wildlife enthusiast and holds a degree in wildlife biology.
Although he is not a medical doctor, on screen he is often referred to as "Dr Bob", at least on Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier raus!. He is a pre-hospital care practitioner and intensive care paramedic with degrees in nursing, para-medicine, pre-hospital medicine, and certificates in other specialised medical areas.
Special Effects Prosthetic Makeup
Bob has been responsible for the special effects and prosthetic makeup on many international films and stage productions.
Awards and nominations
McCarron has received shared awards and nominations for his film work.
|1992||Braindead||Best Special Effects||Sitges Film Festival||Won|
|1983||The Return of Captain Invincible||"Caixa de Catalunya"
(Box of Catalonia)
|Sitges Film Festival||Won|
|2000||The Matrix||Best Make-Up||Saturn Award||Nominated|
|1999||Dark City||Best Make-Up||Saturn Award||Nominated|
|1993||Braindead||Best Special Effects||Saturn Award||Nominated|