List of Famous Hairdressers People

List of Famous Hairdressers

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List of famous hairdressers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top hairdressers in the world? This includes the most prominent hairdressers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable hairdressers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic hairdressers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned hairdressers.

Examples include Jheri Redding and Vidal Sassoon.

From reputable, prominent, and well known hairdressers to the lesser known hairdressers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the hairdresser field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous hairdressers ever?" and "What are the names of famous hairdressers?" then you're in the right place. (242 items)

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    Harris Glenn Milstead, also known by his stage name Divine, was an American actor, singer and drag queen. Associated with independent filmmaker John Waters, he was a character actor, usually performing female roles in cinematic and theatrical appearances, and adopted a female drag persona for his music ...more

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    • Age: Died at 43 (1945-1988)
    • Birthplace: Baltimore, USA, Maryland
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Drag queen, Screenwriter, Actor, Singer, + more
    • Credits: Hairspray, Pink Flamingos, Polyester, Female Trouble, Lust in the Dust, + more
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    Vidal Sassoon
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    Vidal Sassoon, CBE was a British hairdresser, businessman, and philanthropist. He is credited with creating a simple geometric, "Bauhaus-inspired" hair style, also called the wedge bob. Establishing himself in the US in 1965, he opened the first chain of worldwide hairstyling salons, complemented by a ...more

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    • Age: Died at 84 (1928-2012)
    • Birthplace: London, England
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Businessperson, Philanthropist
    • Credits: Vidal Sassoon The Movie
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    Sid James
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    Sid James was a South African-born English actor and comedian. Appearing in British films from 1947, he was cast in numerous small and supporting roles into the 1960s. His profile was raised as Tony Hancock's co-star in Hancock's Half Hour, which ran on television from 1956 until 1960, and then he ...more

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    • Age: Died at 63 (1913-1976)
    • Birthplace: Hillbrow, South Africa
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Comedian, Actor
    • Credits: The Lavender Hill Mob, The 39 Steps, Carry On Cleo, Carry On Camping, Carry On... Up the Khyber, + more
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    Jon Peters
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    Jon Peters is an American movie producer.more

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    • Age: age 70
    • Birthplace: Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Television producer, Film Producer
    • Credits: Batman, Superman Returns, The Witches of Eastwick, Ali, Wild Wild West, + more
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    Jheri Redding was an American hairdresser, chemist, hair care products entrepreneur and businessman. Redding is best known for having created the Jheri curl. Redding is credited with being the inventor of modern day hair conditioner. He was the first to make "pH balanced" shampoos, to put vitamins in ...more

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    • Age: Died at 91 (1907-1998)
    • Birthplace: Rantoul, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Businessperson, Chemist, Inventor
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    Maureen Starkey Tigrett
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    Maureen "Mo" Starkey Tigrett, born Mary Cox, was a hairdresser from Liverpool, England, best known as the first wife of the Beatles' drummer, Ringo Starr. She met Starr at The Cavern Club, where the Beatles were playing, when she was a trainee hairdresser in Liverpool. Starr proposed marriage at the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 48 (1946-1994)
    • Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Hairdresser
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    Atiqa Odho is a Pakistani television and film actress, television host, politician and brand. She debuted in Anwar Maqsood's TV series Sitara aur Mehrunissa and then appeared in successful dramas like Dasht, Nijaat, Zikar Hai Kai Saal Ka and most recently in Humsafar. She later starred in a string of ...more

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    • Age: age 47
    • Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Politician, Barber, Model, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Mummy, Mujhe Chand Chahiye, Jo Darr Gya Woh Marr Gya, Humsafar, Hum Tum, + more
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    Erinn Lobdell is a contestant on Survivor: Tocantins, the eighteenth season of reality show Survivor.more

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    • Age: age 33
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Makeup Artist
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    Yves Montand
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    Yves Montand was an Italian actor and singer who became a French citizen.more

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    • Age: Died at 70 (1921-1991)
    • Birthplace: Monsummano Terme, Italy
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Actor, Singer
    • Credits: Kelly's Heroes, The Wages of Fear, Z, The Red Circle, Jean de Florette, + more
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    Lauri Pedaja is an Estonian actor and hairdresser. He debuted as an actor in 2007 film The Class directed by Ilmar Raag, where he had one of the lead roles. In 2008, Pedaja participated as a celebrity contestant on the third season of Tantsud tähtedega, an Estonian version of Dancing with the Stars. His ...more

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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: Estonia
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Barber, Screenwriter, Actor
    • Credits: The Class, Bad Hair Friday
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    James Stewart

    A published author and hairdresser of London, England during the 1700's.more

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    • Profession: Hairdresser
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    Michael S. Ward

    Michael S. Ward is a hair stylist.more

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    • Profession: Hairdresser, Hair Stylist
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    Adhuna Bhabani Akhtar

    Adhuna Akthar born as Adhuna Bhabani to a Bengali father and an English mother is Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar's wife. She is a renowned hairstylist and is the co host of B-Blunt a TV Show which airs on TLC.more

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    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Hairdresser
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    Jack Leon Sahakian was an American hairdresser and actor. He was born in Oakland, California, the son of Karnic "Jack" Sahakian and Evelyn L. Reese. His father was born in Armenia and his mother in Indiana. His father emigrated to the United States in 1914, joining his father, Dicran Sahakian, who ...more

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    • Age: Died at 64 (1931-1995)
    • Birthplace: California, United States of America
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Actor
    • Credits: Irma la Douce
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    Aldo Signoretti is an Italian make-up artist. He has been nominated three times for the Academy Award for Makeup, the first time for his work in Moulin Rouge!, the second time for his work in Apocalypto, and the third time for his work in Il divo.more

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    • Profession: Hairdresser, Makeup Artist
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    Suzanne Stokes-Munton is a hairdresser.more

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    • Profession: Hairdresser
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    Robert A. Pandini is a hair stylist.more

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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
    • Profession: Hairdresser
    • Credits: Cairo Time
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    April Margera
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    April Margera is an American reality television personality, who has appeared on MTV's Viva La Bam, Jackass, the CKY videos, Minghags: The Movie and Bam's Unholy Union. April Margera is the mother of Bam and CKY drummer Jess, and is married to Phil Margera. Jeff Tremaine, producer of Jackass, once ...more

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    • Age: age 59
    • Birthplace: Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Businessperson, Actor, TV Personality
    • Credits: Viva La Bam, Bam Margera Presents: Where the #$&% Is Santa?, Pilot Season, Bam's Unholy Union
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    Dee Corcoran
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    Dee Corcoran is a key hair stylist.more

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    • Profession: Hair Stylist, Department Head Hair Stylist
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    Gerard Damiano was an American director of adult films and producer, writer and director of the 1972 cult classic Deep Throat. He also directed the smash hit The Devil in Miss Jones, which ranked #7 in Variety's list of the top-grossing pictures of 1973. Damiano is one of the seminal directors of what ...more

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    • Age: Died at 80 (1928-2008)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Pornographic actor, Hairdresser, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Writer, + more
    • Credits: Deep Throat, Inside Deep Throat, The Devil in Miss Jones, Meatball, The Satisfiers of Alpha Blue, + more
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