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Born in Minnesota, USA
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameRobert Gordon Bau
Nickname Gordy

Spouse (1)

Bonnie L. Szabo (1969 - ?)

Trivia (5)

Brother of make-up artists George Bau
Uncle of makeup artist Robert Bau and body makeup artist Beverly Bau-Turner 'Beve'
Member of the Society of Makeup Artists (SMA).
Along with his brother George, he initially worked for Rubbercraft, a company which specialized in rubber parts for industrial usage. Gordon eventually perfected the application of foam rubber for motion picture make-up and prosthetics.
Was head of the make-up department at Warner Brothers, 1930-'s to 70's.

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