Cool Benson

Make-Up Department, Actor, Producer

Make-Up Department, Actor, Producer


Cool Benson is known for his work on Mother's Little Helpers (2019), Dr. Phil (2002) and The Real (2013).
Awards
4 nominations.

Known For


Mother's Little Helpers
Mother's Little Helpers
Nurse Cool (2019)
Dr. Phil
Dr. Phil
Make-Up Department (2015)
The Real
The Real
Make-Up Department (2014-2015)
Dancing with the Stars
Dancing with the Stars
Make-Up Department (2009-2010)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
Makeup DepartmentThe Orphan Train
(makeup department head) (post-production)
Makeup DepartmentLip Sync Battle
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode) - A Michael Jackson Celebration (2018) ... (makeup artist)
2018
Makeup DepartmentMake Up or Break Up
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 2 episodes) - Too Much, Too Soon, Too Fast (2017) ... (makeup artist) - Open Relationship or Closed Door (2017) ... (makeup artist)
2017
Makeup DepartmentTexas Heart
(makeup department head - as James Cool Benson)
2016
Makeup DepartmentThe Real
(TV Series) (makeup department head - 116 episodes) - Keke Palmer/Fetty Wap/Cookie Dough/Steals on the Real (2015) ... (makeup department head) - Kaitlin Doubleday/Brandi Burnside & Max Lux/The Real Emmys/"Empire" Fashion (2015) ... (makeup department head) - Terry Crews/Manslation/Gab Bag (2015) ... (makeup department head) - Little Model, Big Dreams/I Woke Up Like This/Fake It or Take It (2015) ... (makeup department head) - Heel Toss/Hurricane Katrina Reunion/Take Five Pounds Off Your Face (2015) ... (makeup department head) Show all 116 episodes
2014-2015
Makeup DepartmentDr. Phil
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode) - A Baby Ripped from the Womb: One Mother's Nightmare (2015) ... (makeup artist)
2015
Makeup DepartmentJonny's Sweet Revenge
(makeup department head)
2015
Makeup DepartmentThe Arsenio Hall Show
(TV Series) (key makeup artist - 158 episodes) - Episode #1.158 (2014) ... (key makeup artist) - Episode #1.157 (2014) ... (key makeup artist) - Episode #1.156 (2014) ... (key makeup artist) - Episode #1.155 (2014) ... (key makeup artist) - Episode #1.154 (2014) ... (key makeup artist) Show all 158 episodes
2013-2014
Makeup DepartmentI Am Victor
(TV Movie) (makeup department head)
2013
Makeup DepartmentHit the Floor
(TV Series) (department head makeup artist - 6 episodes) - Turnover (2013) ... (department head makeup artist) - Benched (2013) ... (department head makeup artist) - Fast Break (2013) ... (department head makeup artist) - Moving Screens (2013) ... (department head makeup artist) - Lights Out (2013) ... (department head makeup artist) Show all 6 episodes
2013
Makeup DepartmentThe New Normal
(TV Series) (key makeup artist - 16 episodes) - Finding Name-O (2013) ... (key makeup artist) - The Big Day (2013) ... (key makeup artist) - About a Boy Scout (2013) ... (key makeup artist) - Blood, Sweat and Fears (2013) ... (key makeup artist) - Rocky Bye Baby (2013) ... (key makeup artist) Show all 16 episodes
2012-2013
Makeup DepartmentMobbed
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 10 episodes) - You're Fired (2013) ... (makeup artist) - We're Having a Baby (2013) ... (makeup artist) - Marry Me Now or It's Over (2013) ... (makeup artist) - You Saved My Life (2013) ... (makeup artist) - Hot for Teacher (2013) ... (makeup artist) Show all 10 episodes
2011-2013
Makeup DepartmentThe X Factor
(TV Series) (additional makeup artist - 15 episodes) - Live Season Finale, Part 2 (2012) ... (additional makeup artist) - Live Season Finale, Part 1 (2012) ... (additional makeup artist) - Live Results Show #6 (2012) ... (additional makeup artist) - Top Finalists Perform Live #6 (2012) ... (additional makeup artist) - Top Finalists Perform Live #5 (2012) ... (additional makeup artist) Show all 15 episodes
2012
Makeup DepartmentOh Sit!
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 10 episodes) - Episode #1.10 (2012) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #1.9 (2012) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #1.8 (2012) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #1.7 (2012) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #1.6 (2012) ... (makeup artist) Show all 10 episodes
2012
Makeup DepartmentFranklin & Bash
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 10 episodes) - 650 to SLC (2012) ... (makeup artist) - Waiting on a Friend (2012) ... (makeup artist) - Last Dance (2012) ... (makeup artist) - Summer Girls (2012) ... (makeup artist) - Voir Dire (2012) ... (makeup artist) Show all 10 episodes
2012
Makeup DepartmentCelebration of Gospel
(TV Special) (makeup artist)
2012
Makeup DepartmentRob
(TV Series) (key makeup artist - 1 episode) - Pilot (2012) ... (key makeup artist)
2012
Makeup DepartmentForever Young at Heart
(Short) (makeup artist - as Cool James Benson) / (makeup department head - as Cool James Benson)
2011
Makeup DepartmentGlee
(TV Series) (additional makeup artist - 2 episodes) - Asian F (2011) ... (additional makeup artist) - New York (2011) ... (additional makeup artist)
2011
Makeup DepartmentHappily Divorced
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 2 episodes) - Torn Between Two Lovetts (2011) ... (makeup artist - uncredited) - Vegas Baby (2011) ... (makeup artist - uncredited)
2011
Makeup DepartmentThe Dance Scene
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 2 episodes) - Out of the Closet and Into the Light (2011) ... (makeup artist) - You Passed on Gaga (2011) ... (makeup artist)
2011
Makeup DepartmentIn the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber
(TV Series) (assistant makeup artist - 10 episodes, 2009 - 2011) (makeup artist - 2 episodes, 2010) (key makeup artist - 1 episode, 2011) - Kenneth Branagh/Bethany Hamilton/Alan Horn (2011) ... (assistant makeup artist) - Michelle Monaghan/Zack Snyder/Julian Schnabel/Mark Gordon (2011) ... (assistant makeup artist) - Matthew McConaughey/David Schwimmer (2011) ... (key makeup artist) - Jason Sudeikis/Catherine Hardwicke/Shiloh Fernandez/Constantine Maroulis/Matt Weaver (2011) ... (assistant makeup artist) - Jeremy Renner/John Hawkes/Harvey Weinstein/Lee Unkrich/Lisa Cholodenko (2011) ... (assistant makeup artist) Show all 13 episodes
Makeup DepartmentBasketball Wives
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 2 episodes) - Reunion: Part 1 (2011) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #2.11 (2011) ... (makeup artist)
2011
Makeup DepartmentCSI: NY
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 3 episodes) - To What End? (2011) ... (makeup artist) - Do Not Pass Go (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Sangre por Sangre (2010) ... (makeup artist)
2010-2011
Makeup DepartmentMillion Dollar Money Drop
(TV Series) (makeup department head - 2 episodes) - Episode #1.7 (2011) ... (makeup department head) - Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (makeup department head)
2010-2011
Makeup DepartmentSkating with the Stars
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #1.5 (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #1.4 (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #1.3 (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #1.2 (2010) ... (makeup artist) Show all 6 episodes
2010
Makeup DepartmentDon't Forget the Lyrics!
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 4 episodes) - Episode dated 15 December 2010 (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Episode dated 26 October 2010 (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #2.19 (2009) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #2.17 (2009) ... (makeup artist)
2009-2010
Makeup DepartmentDancing with the Stars
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 28 episodes) - Episode #11.20 (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #11.19 (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #11.17 (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #11.16 (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #11.15 (2010) ... (makeup artist) Show all 28 episodes
2009-2010
Makeup Department2010 American Music Awards
(TV Special) (makeup artist)
2010
Makeup DepartmentCatch 21
(TV Series) (makeup department head - 66 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (key makeup artist - 1 episode, 2008) - Episode #4.65 (2010) ... (makeup department head) - Episode #4.64 (2010) ... (makeup department head) - Episode #4.63 (2010) ... (makeup department head) - Episode #4.62 (2010) ... (makeup department head) - Episode #4.61 (2010) ... (makeup department head) Show all 67 episodes
Makeup DepartmentThe Nightlife
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 4 episodes) - Episode #1.4 (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #1.3 (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #1.2 (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (makeup artist)
2010
Makeup DepartmentLarry King Live
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 57 episodes) - Snoop Dogg! (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Jermaine Jackson Remembers Michael (2010) ... (makeup artist) - One-Year Anniversary of MJ's Death (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Joan Rivers! (2010) ... (makeup artist) - Top Entertainer-Lady Gaga! (2010) ... (makeup artist) Show all 57 episodes
2007-2010
Makeup DepartmentBET Awards 2010
(TV Special) (makeup artist)
2010
Makeup Department25th Film Independent Spirit Awards
(TV Special) (makeup artist)
2010
Makeup DepartmentDollhouse
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode) - Belle Chose (2009) ... (makeup artist)
2009
Makeup DepartmentThe 2009 Independent Spirit Awards
(TV Special) (hair stylist)
2009
Makeup DepartmentThe Chris Isaak Hour
(TV Series) (makeup - 3 episodes, 2009) (assistant hair stylist - 1 episode, 2009) (assistant makeup artist - 1 episode, 2009) - Smashing Pumpkins (2009) ... (makeup) - Chicago (2009) ... (makeup) - Stevie Nicks (2009) ... (makeup) - Trisha Yearwood (2009) ... (assistant hair stylist) / (assistant makeup artist)
Makeup DepartmentSons of Anarchy
(TV Series) (makeup artist)
2008
Makeup DepartmentSinging Office
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 8 episodes) - Aquarium vs. Mattress Store (2008) ... (makeup artist) - Electronics Company vs. Grocery Store (2008) ... (makeup artist) - Restaurant vs. Jeweler (2008) ... (makeup artist) - Auto Dealership vs. Realty Company (2008) ... (makeup artist) - Animal Shelter vs. School Bus Drivers (2008) ... (makeup artist) Show all 8 episodes
2008
Makeup Department2008 Film Independent's Spirit Awards
(TV Special) (makeup artist)
2008
Makeup DepartmentCity Girls
(TV Movie) (makeup department head)
2007
Makeup DepartmentTV Guide Countdown to the Emmys
(TV Special) (makeup artist)
2007
Makeup DepartmentThe Pink Elephant: The Shanty House
(Short) (makeup department head)
2007
Makeup DepartmentAge of Love
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode) - 40 Is the New 20... or Is It? (2007) ... (makeup artist)
2007
Makeup DepartmentLord Help Us
(Video) (assistant makeup artist)
2007
Makeup DepartmentTV Guide Countdown to the Academy Awards
(TV Special) (makeup artist)
2007
Makeup DepartmentFarewell to the Crocodile Hunter
(TV Movie documentary) (makeup artist)
2006
Makeup DepartmentEmmy Awards Fashion Wrap with Joan and Melissa
(TV Special) (makeup artist)
2006
Makeup DepartmentCountdown to the Emmys
(TV Special) (makeup artist)
2006
Makeup DepartmentIdol Tonight
(TV Series) (makeup artist - 6 episodes) - Episode dated 26 May 2006 (2006) ... (makeup artist) - Episode dated 24 May 2006 (2006) ... (makeup artist) - Episode dated 23 May 2006 (2006) ... (makeup artist) - Episode dated 22 May 2006 (2006) ... (makeup artist) - Episode dated 25 April 2006 (2006) ... (makeup artist) Show all 6 episodes
2006
Makeup DepartmentTattoo Fixation
(TV Movie documentary) (makeup artist)
2006
Makeup DepartmentAcademy Awards Fashion Wrap with Joan and Melissa
(TV Special) (makeup artist)
2006
Makeup DepartmentJoan & Melissa: Live at the Academy Awards
(TV Special) (makeup artist)
2006
Makeup DepartmentThe 411
(TV Series) (makeup artist)
2006
Makeup DepartmentWatch This!
(TV Series) (makeup artist)
2005
Makeup DepartmentReady, Set, Change!
(TV Series) (makeup artist)
2005
Makeup DepartmentReality Chat
(TV Series) (assistant makeup artist)
2005
Makeup DepartmentXtreme Fakeovers
(TV Series) (key makeup artist)
2005
Makeup DepartmentTV Watercooler
(TV Series) (key makeup artist)
2005
Makeup DepartmentTV Candy
(TV Series) (makeup artist)
2004
RoleTitleYear
ActorSeparate
(Short) (completed) Uncle Cool
2021
ActorMother's Little Helpers
Nurse Cool
2019
ActorBad Parent Theater
(TV Series) Storyteller - Colors (2016) ... Storyteller
2016
ActorTexas Heart
Brother Jones
2016
ActorJonny's Sweet Revenge
Caleb
2015
ActorGayCare
(Short) Gay Teacher / Gay Toothbrusher
2011
ActorLow
(Short) Man #2
2006/I
ActorXtreme Fakeovers
(TV Series) Game Show Contestant - Xtreme Fakeover (2005) ... Game Show Contestant
2005
RoleTitleYear
ProducerMother's Little Helpers
(associate producer)
2019