Charles Revson

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Birthday
11, 1906
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Aug 24, 1975 (68)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
11, 1906
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Aug 24, 1975 (68)

About

American businessman and philanthropist who founded the cosmetics company Revlon in 1932, which he managed for 50 years.

Before Fame

He worked for the cosmetics company Elka before breaking out on his own.

Trivia

His obituary was used in the 1976 film Network as the template for the fictional obituary for the character Edward Ruddy.

Family Life

He was married three times and had an affair with actress Eartha Kitt.

Associated With

His company sponsored the show The $64,000 Question, which was hosted by Hal March.