Marc Pilcher Biography – Marc Pilcher Wiki
Marc Pilcher was a British hairstylist and make-up artist who won an Emmy Award for his work on “Bridgerton.” He started his career in 1988, leaving college and landing a job in West End theatre. Marc worked in Theatre-Land and on tour for 15 years, until he started to get offers to work as a hair and makeup artist in TV. This then turned in to positions on feature films, where he worked until the time of his death.
Marc also worked on movies including Mary Queen of Scots” (2018), The Collection” (2017), The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” (2018), Burberry Christmas film” (2016), Beauty and the Beast” (2017), Altamira” (2015), Macbeth” (2015), Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters” (2014), The Invisible Woman” (2013), Great Expectations” (2012), My Week with Marilyn” (2011), W.E.” (2011), Prince of Persia: Sands of Time” (2010) and The Young Victoria” (2009).
His theatre credits as wig master include Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Sweeney Todd, Aspects of Love, Great Expectations, Copacabana, South Pacific, My Fair Lady, and Guys & Dolls (hair and makeup for Patrick Swayze).
Marc was nominated for an Academy Award for his work on “Mary Queen of Scots” (2018). He won several Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylist Guild Awards for his work on “Downton Abbey” as well as the Netflix hit “Bridgerton.”
Marc Pilcher Bridgerton
Marc was the hair and makeup designer for “Bridgerton” season 1. Set in Regency-era England, “Bridgerton” was notable for its large cast and wide variety of ever-changing hairstyles.
“My aim is always to tell a story through the hair and makeup and give each character their own personal look,” Marc said in a 2021 interview for Awards Watch on his work for “Bridgerton”. “It’s just more fun to look different rather than have everyone all look the same. In a period piece, it can be so easy because looks from those periods are quite often very similar, so it’s nice to put your own slant on them.”
He won an Emmy Award for his work on “Bridgerton.” His Emmy win for “Bridgerton” came just three weeks before his death. The second season of Bridgerton dedicated its first two episodes to Marc Pilcher.
Marc Pilcher Age
He was born Marc Elliot Pilcher in December 1967 in Chatham, Kent, England. He died on 3 October 2021 in London, England. He was 53 years old.
Marc Pilcher Wife
Was Marc Pilcher married? The London-based hair and makeup artist did not have a wife at the time of his death.
Marc Pilcher Family
Unlike the hair and makeup artist, Marc Pilcher’s family has shunned the limelight.
Marc Pilcher Death
Emmy Award-winning hair and makeup designer Marc Pilcher passed away on 3 October 2021 after a battle with COVID-19, his agency Curtis Brown confirmed to Primal Information. He was 53 years old.
“It is with the deepest of hearts we confirm that Marc Elliot Pilcher, Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winning hair and makeup designer/stylist, passed away after a battle with COVID-19 on Sunday 3rd October 2021,” his family and friends said in a statement via Curtis Brown.
Netflix added: “We are saddened by the loss of Marc Pilcher. A phenomenal talent, his work on Bridgerton season one was unrivaled, and he was a much-loved member of the crew. Our hearts go out to his family and friends at this time.”
Marc Pilcher Cause of Death
He died of COVID-19. He was double vaccinated and had no underlying health conditions, according to his agency Curtis Brown.
Marc Pilcher Instagram
Marc Pilcher’s Instagram handle is @marcelliotpilcher.