William J. Tuttle

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Birthday
13, 1912
Birthplace
Florida
Death Date
Jul 27, 2007 (95)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1912
Birthplace
Florida
Death Date
Jul 27, 2007 (95)

About

Oscar-winning makeup artist known for his work on "The Wizard of Oz," "Singin' in the Rain," and other popular films.

Before Fame

He received on-the-job training from the legendary makeup artist Jack Dawn at Twentieth Century Pictures.

Trivia

He designed makeup for Gene Kelly, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Garland, and other Hollywood stars.

Family Life

He grew up in Jacksonville, Florida. He dropped out of school to support his family. He was married to actress Donna Reed.

Associated With

He received the first-ever Academy Award in the category of makeup for his work on the film "7 Faces of Dr. Lao," which starred Tony Randall.

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