Hair stylist to the stars who became the owner of a chain of popular salons and was then murdered by Charles Manson's family.
His haircuts were well-liked by Hollywood stars, including Steve McQueen and Warren Beatty. As a result, he began to live the playboy lifestyle.
He and actress Sharon Tate and two others were in their friend's home in Los Angeles when Manson's followers broke in and murdered them.
He was married to a model named Cami from 1960 to 1963.
He was played by James Franco in a biopic about his life called Beautiful People, which Franco also directed.