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    Marc Pilcher Dies: Emmy-Winning ‘Bridgerton’ Makeup Designer Was 53, Succumbed To Covid

    Mark Pilcher, UK-based hair and makeup designer, who recently won an Emmy Award for her work on Netflix bridgerton, died yesterday covid-19. He was 53 years old.

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    His death was confirmed by Nicola Coughlan, bridgertonPenelope Featherington, who wrote on Instagram, “Saddened by the loss of Mark Pilcher, the brilliant and visionary hair and makeup designer for ‘Bridgeton’ Season One. Mark was so passionate about his work and so talented. Just a month ago he did Won her first Emmy Award. It’s a tragedy that she has been cut short while she still has a lot to do. Please also use this as a reminder that COVID is still a very real and present threat Hey, please get vaccinated and wear a mask to protect yourself and others. My heart goes out to his friends and family, especially his wonderful team Linda, Lou, Adam, Holly, Tanya and Claire. So much love to all of you used to take care of him and my heart goes out to all of you. Rest in peace mark.”

    Pilcher began his career in 1988 when, after college, he found work in London’s West End theater scene, including in productions. Company, Sunset Boulevard And aspects of love. In the early 2000s, Pilcher began working as a hairdresser, stylist, and makeup artist in the film and TV industries, including Dame Judi Dench, Dame Maggie Smith, Shirley MacLaine, Ralph Fiennes, Emily Blunt, Stanley Tucci, Michael Worked with artists like Gambon. , Madonna, Helena Bonham Carter, Michelle Williams, Kristen Scott Thomas and Sir Ian McKellen.

    Pilcher was nominated for an Academy Award for her hairstyling in 2019 Mary Queen of Scots.

    Most recently, Pilcher won the 2021 Emmy Award for Outstanding Duration and/or Character Hairstyling for her work on Netflix. bridgerton, especially the “Art of the Swoon” episode. Other awards include three Hollywood Makeup Artists and Hairstyling Guild Awards for her work. Bridgerton, Downton Abbey And Mary Queen of Scots.

    Pilcher reportedly tested negative on multiple COVID tests before traveling to Los Angeles for the Creative Emmys ceremony. He became ill after returning to the UK, where his condition worsened.

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