Local 706 - The Artisan

Summer 2019

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26 • THE ARTISAN SUMMER 2019 JUDY CROWN Judy Crown is best known for her work on the beloved shows Murphy Brown, Designing Women and Seinfeld. Seinfeld shared magnificent phrases that live on and so does the hair. After re-styling Julia Louis-Dreyfus' hair when she got hired, Oprah Winfrey called and asked for Judy Crown to be on her show to talk about "Seinfeld Hair." Jerry Seinfeld told Judy that when she talked to him in the make-up room, it relaxed him, calmed him down before the show. She has a relaxing effect. Judy Crown has established iconic hair styles that will linger on in syndication forever. She has served on the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences as Governor, on PGEC peer groups and as a Blue Ribbon panelist. She has two Primetime Emmy Awards, five nominations and one nomination for a MUAHS Guild Award. As a former Local 706 Secretary- Treasurer, Executive Board member and Negotiations Committee member, she has served her Local 706 members continually for years. She volunteered to be a journeyman class instructor and a journeyman test examiner. As an advocate for equality, Judy Crown led the movement to raise union hair stylist wages to equal pay with make-up artists in the mid-1990s. She is a mentor who always contributes to the betterment of Local 706 member- ship. Education was always a passion of Judy's. She taught new members coming in and was a patient mentor who inspired hope and ignited the imagination of new, inexperienced members who needed guidance. She taught them they could achieve anything if you are willing to learn. Judy has been a personal stylist for Lauren Bacall, Candice Bergen and Angela Lansbury. Other TV shows include Helter Skelter, Runaway Jury, Growing Pains, My Sister Sam, Moonlighting, The Dukes of Hazzard. Film work consists of Diamonds (personal: Lauren Bacall), Denial (personal: Jason Alexander), My Fellow Americans (personal: Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and Return to Two Moon Junction (personal: Louise Fletcher). "I like the creativity of hair styling, it's like painting or drawing. It's shaping things, it's working with my hands and doing hair is making something special." TERRY BALIEL Terry was accepted in a training program at San Francisco Opera Wig and Make-Up Department in 1980. There, he trained in the art of building wigs and theatrical make-up. During that year, he apprenticed at Charleston, South Carolina's Spoleto Festival in their hair and make-up department. At the end of this program, he was hired by Theatrical Hairgoods Company to travel to regional opera and theater companies to run their hair and make-up departments for more than ten years. He was wigmaster at San Diego Opera for nine years, during which time he won a Guild Award for Best Theatrical Hair Design of their production of The Magic Flute. He has worked at San Francisco Opera and San Francisco Ballet and became an associate member of Local 706. In 1986, he was fortunate to be the key on his first film, Tucker. For the next 13 years, he continued to work in both film and theater until 1999 when he was asked to come to Los Angeles to work on How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Shortly thereafter, he became a journeyman of Local 706. He has been part of some wonderfully creative projects, including The Joy Luck Club, The Last Samurai, Alice in Wonderland, J.J. Abrams' Star Trek, Thor, The Chronicles of Riddick, The Prestige and Call of the Wild, to name a few. He has also worked on television shows, some of which are Deadwood, Miss Rose White, Cinema Verite, Agent Carter, Hair Spray Live! and Transparent. Terry is a member of the Motion Picture Academy, the Television Academy and on a committee to help develop exhibits for the Motion Picture Academy Museum. He is the recipient of three Emmys and four Guild Awards for period hair styling. He also has taught classes in period hair styling. Local 706 will recognize one make-up artist and one hair stylist with Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 6th Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards to be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020. Following are the five nominees in each category. Online voting begins August 13. Visit local706.org for information and to cast your vote. 2 0 2 0 M A K E - U P A R T I S T S & H A I R S T Y L I S T S G U I L D A W A R D S Lifetime Achievement Award Nominees hair stylists

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