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Full Name  Robert McCarron
Role  Medic
Name  Bob McCarron
Occupation  Medic, makeup artist
Nationality  Australian

Born  July 1950Hammersmith, London, England
Known for  I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!
TV shows  Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier raus!
Nominations  Saturn Award for Best Make-up
Similar People  Sonja Zietlow, Dustin Semmelrogge, Sarah Knappik, Costa Cordalis, Dirk Bach

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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 "Dr. 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!.


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He was the medical supervisor for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics.

Personal life

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". 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.

He is responsible for handling the snakes, spiders and other creatures for the challenges in I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!.

Special Effects Prosthetic Makeup

Bob has been responsible for the special effects and prosthetic makeup on many international films and stage productions.

Some notable films for which he has done the prosthetic makeup include: The Matrix, Vertical Limit (2000), Queen of the Damned (2002) and The Piano (1993).

He designed the wild boar and the prosthetic makeup for the 1984 film Razorback.

Awards and nominations

McCarron has received shared awards and nominations for his film work.


Bob McCarron Wikipedia