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||Died: || May 28, 1997
|Born: || November 2, 1907
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|| London, England, GB
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Left home at the age of 13; moved to New York
Worked as a porter at the Hotel McAlpin beauty salon
Was top stylist at Antoine's the Saks Fifth Avenue salon in New York
Discovered while working by Joan Crawford
Owned own salon at the Bonwit Teller department store
Louis B Mayer moved him to Hollywood
Chief stylist at the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio into the late 1970s
Made legal history as the first never married man in the United States allowed to adopt a child
Considered his greatest challenge to be the production of "Marie Antoinette"
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First hairdresser to have screen credits.
Rita Loadman. Survived him.
Eva Feldman. Survived him.
Jon Guilaroff. Adopted in 1938 at the age of one; survived him.
Eugene Guilaroff. Adopted in 1941; survived him.
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