|Born||June 23, 1962|
Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.
|Occupation||Special Effects technician|
|Spouse(s)||Catherine Hicks (1990–present)|
His company, Kevin Yagher Productions, has created effects for Face/Off, Enemy of the State, Volcano, Starship Troopers, Conspiracy Theory, Radio Flyer, Mission: Impossible 2, and Honey, I Blew Up the Kid. Yagher's other credits include Tales from the Crypt, and Child's Play, where he met his wife, Catherine Hicks.
He is the designer and executor of the Chucky doll. Yagher frequently collaborated with puppeteer Brock Winkless on his productions. For example, Winkless performed the puppetry for Chucky in Child's Play and several of its sequels. Yagher and Winkless also worked closely on the visual effects of Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (1992).
Special makeup effects artist
- The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
- Æon Flux (2005)
- Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
- 13 Going on 30 (2004)
- Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
- Adaptation (2002)
- The Master of Disguise (2002)
- Windtalkers (2002)
- Blow (2001)
- Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)
- Sleepy Hollow (1999)
- Conspiracy Theory (1997)
- Face/Off (1997)
- Bordello of Blood (1996)
- The Fan (1996)
- The Dentist (1996)
- Rumpelstiltskin (1996)
- Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
- Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995)
- Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995)
- Getting Even with Dad (1994)
- Man's Best Friend (1993)
- Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
- Article 99 (1992)
- The Borrower (1991)
- Defenseless (1991)
- Meet the Applegates (1991)
- Glory (1989)
- The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
- Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
- Freddy's Nightmares (1988)
- A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
- Child's Play (1988)
- The Seventh Sign (1988)
- Cherry 2000 (1987)
- The Hidden (1987)
- A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
- Trick or Treat (1986)
- A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
- Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
- Kane, Paul (2012). The Hellraiser Films and Their Legacy. McFarland & Company. p. 136. ISBN 9781476600697.
- Englund, Robert; Goldsher, Alan (2009). Hollywood Monster: A Walk Down Elm Street with the Man of Your Dreams. Simon and Schuster. p. 138. ISBN 9781439163252.
- Shea, Shannon (2015-07-27). "Make-up Effects Community Mourns N. Brock Winkless IV". Make-Up Artist Magazine. Retrieved 2015-08-23.
- Cheng, Cheryl (2015-07-30). "N. Brock Winkless IV, the Puppeteer of Chucky in 'Child's Play,' Dies at 56". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2015-08-23.
- Kane, Paul (2012). The Hellraiser Films and Their Legacy. McFarland & Company. p. 142. ISBN 9781476600697.
- Kane, Paul; O’Regan, Marie (2010). Voices in the Dark: Interviews with Horror Writers, Directors and Actors. McFarland & Company. p. 243. ISBN 9780786456727.