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Shu Uemura (1928–2007)

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Took over the makeup for Shirley MacLaine's Geisha role in My Geisha (1962)_ after Michael Westmore fell ill. The international recognition Uemura received enabled him to launch his own cosmetics company. Uemura sold controlling interest in his company to L'Oréal in 2004.

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(age 79) in Tokyo, Japan

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 1965 None But the Brave (makeup artist)
 1962 My Geisha (makeup artist)
 1957 Joe Butterfly (makeup artist - uncredited)
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Took over the makeup for Shirley MacLaine's Geisha role in My Geisha (1962)_ after Michael Westmore fell ill. The international recognition Uemura received enabled him to launch his own cosmetics company. Uemura sold controlling interest in his company to L'Oréal in 2004.

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