Noel Cruz is an artist who repaints the miniature figures of celebrity dolls. He was born in Philippines and he got this inpiration at the age of 12 when he was watching a miss universe pageant in his neighbors television. For 8 years he has been repainting the celebrity dolls. He is famous for his puppets and celebrity dolls. He had created the several model doll like Barbie, Gene, Sybarite, Tyler, Sydney, Robert Tonner dolls and Franklin Mint.
From childhood, this Filipino artist Noel was raised up in poverty. he was forced to do house cleaning job to support his family. In spare time he devoted his life in painting. At age of 16, having no special education, Noel started taking order for painting portraits. After many years he became a famous portrait painter and puppeteer.
Noel dolls are extremely popular and they are sold only through Internet auctions. Prices for his doll range from $ 500 to $ 3500. Angelina Jolie doll of his authorship was sold at auction price for $ 4300. Noel dolls are highly regarded among the world of collectors and artists, many of his works are in private collections around the world. Noel has created celebrities dolls such as Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Elizabeth Taylor, Vivien Leigh. He is also famous among the papers puppets heroes of popular books, movies and TV series such as Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, Twilight, Vampire Diaries, Pirates of the Caribbean and many others.