Alexis Arenas


Hair & Makeup Designer

Alexis has more than 20 years’ experience as a makeup artist and now head of department in the UK and in the US. Her approach is always "less is more" and she strives to make people look like the best version of themselves. She is particularly skilled in inclusive makeup and hair for TV and film, as well as for branded content. A Venezuelan-American based in the Greater London area, she also has dual UK-US residency and is a member of BAFTA Connect.

White House Plumbers

Makeup Supervisor

Jack Ryan Series 4

Key Makeup Artist

Selected credits


date
production
director / production company
As Makeup Department Head:
television:
2024
TESTAMENT
Paul Syrstad / Roarlight
2018
DARK SOULS
Carsten Oblaender / Story House Productions
2017-18
COPYCAT KILLERS Series 2 & 3
various / Story House Productions
2017
WHO KILLED JANE DOE Series 2
Matthew Coffman / Sirens Media for Investigation Discovery
2017
EVIL STEPMOTHERS Series 2
various / Investigation Discovery
2016
EVIL KIN Series 4
various / Sirens Media for Investigation Discovery
As Makeup Supervisor:
television:
2023
WHITE HOUSE PLUMBERS
David Mandel / HBO
2021
LA FORTUNA (Background 2nd Unit)
Alejandro Amenábar / Moviestar+
As Key Makeup Artist:
television:
2023
TOM CLANCY’S JACK RYAN Series 4
Lukas Ettlin / Amazon Studios
feature films:
2023
KNOCK AT THE CABIN
M. Night Shyamalan / Universal Pictures
2021
WITHOUT REMORSE (Washington D.C.)
Stefano Sollima / Amazon Studios
As Makeup Artist:
television:
2022
LADY IN THE LAKE
Alma Har'el / Bad Wolf America
2022
TOM CLANCY’S JACK RYAN Series 3
Jann Turner / Amazon Studios
2022
WE OWN THIS CITY
Reinaldo Marcus Green / HBO
2022
DOPESICK
various / John Goldwyn Productions
2021
AMERICAN CRIME STORY Series 3
various / FX Productions
2020
THE GOOD LORD BIRD
various / Blumhouse Television
2020
THE COMEY RULE
Billy Ray / CBS Studios
feature films:
2022
WHITE NOISE
Noah Baumbach / A24
2021
A JOURNAL FOR JORDAN (D.C. unit)
Denzel Washington / Bron Studios
2021
JFK REVISITED: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Oliver Stone / Ingenious Media
2020
MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM
George C. Wolfe / Escape Artists for Netflix
talent worked with includes:
Lin Manuel Miranda, Rupert Grint, Maya Hawke, Michael B Jordan, Uma Thurman, Dan Levy, David Letterman, Nikki Amuka Bird, Ben Aldridge, Jonathan Groff, Michael Rooker, Daveed Diggs, Tim Gunn, Michael Peña, Betty Gabriel, Tony Bennett, David Koechner, Jamie Bell.