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Max Factor (1904–1996)

Max Factor Jr., named Frank at birth, was the second son of Max Factor, who opened his first wig shop in Razan, Russia in the 1890s. In April 1904, Max emigrated to the United States and opened a perfume, makeup, and wig concession at the St. Louis World's Fair. Max's son Frank was born in St. Louis. The family moved to Los Angeles in 1908, and ... See full bio »

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We're in the Legion Now
We're in the Legion Now Makeup Department
The Goldwyn Follies
The Goldwyn Follies Makeup Department
Hang Tuah
Hang Tuah Makeup Department
Vogues of 1938
Vogues of 1938 Makeup Department


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 1963 Critic's Choice (makeup artist: Miss Ball)
 1960 The Facts of Life (fashion makeup)
 1957 Hang Tuah (makeup artist)
 1956 The Ten Commandments (makeup supervisor: Egyptian makeup - uncredited)
 1951-1955 I Love Lucy (TV Series) (makeup artist - 122 episodes)
- The Tour (1955) ... (makeup artist)
- Ricky Needs an Agent (1955) ... (makeup artist)
- Lucy and Harpo Marx (1955) ... (makeup artist)
- The Dancing Star (1955) ... (makeup artist)
- In Palm Springs (1955) ... (makeup artist)
 1954 Knock on Wood (wigs: for dummies - uncredited)
 1939 El rancho del pinar (makeup supervisor)
 1939 The Wizard of Oz (wig supervisor - uncredited)
 1939 Papa Soltero (makeup artist)
 1938 El trovador de la radio (makeup)
 1938 Mis dos amores (makeup supervisor)
 1938 Castillos en el aire (makeup artist)
 1938 The Goldwyn Follies (color harmony makeup ensembles)
 1937 Vogues of 1938 (makeup artist: Color Harmony)
 1937 The Good Earth (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1936 We're in the Legion Now (makeup artist)
 1936 Come and Get It (wig maker - uncredited)
 1936 The Devil on Horseback (makeup artist)
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld (wig supervisor - uncredited)
 1935 Becky Sharp (makeup artist: Technicolor - uncredited)
 1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (body makeup artist - uncredited)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Costume and Wardrobe Department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 193-195. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. See more »

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