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Sandra Lynn Rowden is a make-up artist and hair stylist who worked as make-up artist on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. She was among the make-up team which earned an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Makeup for a Series for the seventh season episode "The Dogs of War" in 1999. She shared this nomination with Michael Westmore, Camille Calvet, Dean Jones, Mark Bussan, Mary Kay Morse, Ellis Burman, Jr., Belinda Bryant, Karen Iverson, Karen Westerfield, Brad Look, David Quashnick, Earl Ellis, Joe Podnar, R. Stephen Weber, Jeff Lewis, Toby Lamm, Michael F. Blake, June Westmore, Judith Silverman, Craig Smith, Kevin Haney, Suzanne Diaz, Scott Wheeler, James Rohland, Tina Hoffman, and Natalie Wood.
Priot to her work on Deep Space Nine, Rowden served in the make-up and hair department of the comedy Hollywood Chaos (1989), the comedy Masters of Menace (1990), the action drama Fatal Choice (1995), the horror film Embrace of the Vampire (1995), and the television series Dragnet (1989-1990), Adam-12 (1990-1991), V.R. Troopers (1994-1996), Masked Rider (1995-1996), and Big Bad Beetleborgs (1996-1997).
Further credits include the video game Omega Boost (1999), the crime drama The General's Daughter (1999, with Joy Zapata and Mark Shostrom), Ron Howard's fantasy comedy How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), the television series The District (2001), Steven Spielberg's science fiction film Artificial Intelligence: AI (2001), the drama Rock Star (2001), the drama Moonlight Mile (2002), the short comedy Acting on Intuition (2003, with Nina Minton), the fantasy adventure Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Steven Spielberg's drama The Terminal (2003), the short drama Last Night (2004), David E. Kelley's drama series Boston Legal (2004-2005, starring William Shatner), Michael Bay's science fiction thriller The Island (2005), and Wolfgang Petersen's thriller Poseidon (2006).
More recent work as key make-up artist include the comedy Over Her Dead Body (2008, along with Karen Asano-Myers), the horror thriller Quarantine (2008, with Toby Lamm and Don Lanning), the comedy Spring Breakdown (2009, with Jill Rockow), and the thriller Armored (2009).