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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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    Divine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Hairdressers
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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, Maryland, United States of America
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Drag queen, Screenwriter, Actor, Singer, + more
    • Credits: Pink Flamingos, Hairspray, Polyester, Female Trouble
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    Vidal Sassoon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Hairdressers
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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: England, London
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Businessperson, Philanthropist
    • Credits: Vidal Sassoon The Movie
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    Sid James is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Hairdressers
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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 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Hairdressers
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    Jon Peters is an American movie producer. more

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    • 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 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Hairdressers
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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 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Hairdressers
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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: 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 listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Hairdressers
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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: 33
    • Profession: Hairdresser, Makeup Artist
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