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Also Known As: Died: May 28, 1997
Born: November 2, 1907 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: hairstylist

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Raised in Canada
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Left home at the age of 13; moved to New York
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Worked as a porter at the Hotel McAlpin beauty salon
1925:
Was top stylist at Antoine's the Saks Fifth Avenue salon in New York
1928:
Discovered while working by Joan Crawford
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Owned own salon at the Bonwit Teller department store
1934:
Louis B Mayer moved him to Hollywood
1934:
Chief stylist at the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio into the late 1970s
1938:
Made legal history as the first never married man in the United States allowed to adopt a child
1938:
Considered his greatest challenge to be the production of "Marie Antoinette"
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First hairdresser to have screen credits.

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sister:
Rita Loadman. Survived him.
sister:
Eva Feldman. Survived him.
son:
Jon Guilaroff. Adopted in 1938 at the age of one; survived him.
son:
Eugene Guilaroff. Adopted in 1941; survived him.
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"Crowning Glory: Reflections of Hollywood's Favorite Confidante" General Publishing

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