Local 706 - The Artisan

Summer 2017

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44 SECRETARY-TREASURER NEWS EXTENDED FAMILY NEWS LOOKS LAST LOOKS NEWS HEALTH AND WELFARE NEWS CREW CREW SHOTS CREDITS PHOTO CREDITS GUILD GUILD NEWS Gene Bartlett (1926–2017) After working very hard to earn his way into Local 706, make-up artist Gene Bartlett achieved membership in 1963. He earned his bachelor's degree at the University of Colorado, studied make-up in college in Denver, then served in the In Memoriam Lovely Couple Hair stylist Tena Parker and Doug Hesley pulled off a surprise wed- ding in Honolulu, Hawaii, on June 8. Tena met Doug in Hawaii while on location filming Hawaii Five-O. Doug is the President of Associa Hawaii, as well as CEO & Co-founder with Tena of their start-up "Suite 3Sixty," which is an online marketplace that sells hotel and resort suites. Make-up Marriage Make-up artists Glenn Hetrick and Michele Monaco were married May 13 at The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa in Riverside, California. Make-up Marriage Mountain Wedding Make-up artist Bron Roylance, personal to Pierce Brosnan, married master aesthetician/make-up artist Kari Palmer on September 26, 2016, at the Washington Schoolhouse in Park City, Utah. The couple resides in Sundance, Utah. Grandbaby! Make-up artist Brian Steven Banks is a grandpa! Nasir Bernard Jones was born May 24, weighing 8 pounds, 5 ounces. His mother is Brian's daughter, Sadai Briee Banks. Navy at the end of World War II. Afterward, he moved to California and became a teach- er in the Los Angeles City School District. Eventually, Gene returned to his love of make-up artistry and studied his craft further at MGM, Warner Bros., ZIV Studios and Revue Studios. After passing his exami- nation in 1963, he became a journey- man and began working on the iconic Bat Masterson, This Man Dawson, Men Into Space, Lock Up and numerous other televi- sion productions that were part of the studio system at that time. He shared a supervisor credit with William Reynolds on an Elvis Presley fi lm, Charro!, and his diverse skills transformed the second unit stunt performers into look-alikes for Peter Ustinov, Angie Dickinson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brian Keith and Roddy McDowall for the fi lm Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen. Gene returned to television in the late 1980s, working on the Lorimar nighttime soap opera Knots Landing. Gene's distinctive, boisterous laugh and unique personality made him perfect for life in Hollywood. He loved to cri- tique people's make-up and clandestinely discovering whether or not they had plastic surgery. Bartlett received his Gold Card from Local 706 in 1993. In retirement, Gene and his wife moved to San Luis Obispo County and loved to go dancing. They were very active and even were featured on the cover of the City of Paso Robles Parks and Recreation brochure. Gene Bartlett is survived by his wife Eileen and his four children, Duncan, David, Barry and daughter Cerise. He passed away on May 16, 2017, at the age of 91, due to com- plications from pneumonia. It was his wish to be cremated and his ashes to be distributed at sea.

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