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Also Known As: Helen Louise Hunt Died: July 2, 1991
Born: April 11, 1909 Cause of Death: aneurysm
Birth Place: New Mexico, USA Profession: hairstylist

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A celebrated studio hairstylist known as 'Turpie' by the stars with whom she worked, Turpin began her career as Ruby Keeler's stylist at Warner Bros. She graduated to head of the hair department before moving over to the corresponding position at 20th Century-Fox. Over the course of her 50-year career, Turpin styled Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn, Clark Gable, Cary Grant, James Cagney, Ronald Reagan, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Janet Gaynor and Olivia de Havilland, among others.

A celebrated studio hairstylist known as 'Turpie' by the stars with whom she worked, Turpin began her career as Ruby Keeler's stylist at Warner Bros. She graduated to head of the hair department before moving over to the corresponding position at 20th Century-Fox. Over the course of her 50-year career, Turpin styled Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn, Clark Gable, Cary Grant, James Cagney, Ronald Reagan, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Janet Gaynor and Olivia de Havilland, among others.

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1935:
Began her career at Warner Brothers as a hairstylist for Ruby Keeler
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Became head of the Warner Brothers hairdressing department
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Moved to 20th Century-Fox to head their hairdressing department

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husband:
Joe Weible. Hairstylist.

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son:
Del Patrick Weible. Born in January 1951.

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