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Film and TV Make-up Veteran Leo Lotito, Jr. Dies at 86

8 June 2009 10:59 AM, PDT | | See recent MakeupMag news »

Note: Make-Up Artist magazine recently received corrected information on the date and location of Mr. Lotito's death, which we have added to this article. (Originally posted Dec. 22, 2008)Leo Lotito Jr., a six-time Emmy® Award nominee whose Hollywood make-up career spanned four decades, died Dec. 6 in Thousand Oaks, Calif. He was 86. According to representatives from Local 706, the West Coast make-up and hairstylist union, Lotito (who served as a Marine during World War II) learned make-up techniques from Ern Westmore and joined the union in 1947. Over the course of his career, Lotito honed his special make-up skills, excelling (as the union described it) in .fantastic creatures scaly and furry.. »

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