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Gail Rowell-Ryan


Gail Rowell-Ryan is known for her work on How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Taken (2008) and The Hunted (2003). She was previously married to Robert Ryan. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Makeup Department
(2000)
Taken Makeup Department
(2008)
The Hunted Makeup Department
(2003)
The Invasion Makeup Department
(2007)

Filmography

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 2019 The Little Mermaid Live! (TV Movie) (hair stylist)
 2019 2019 Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) (hair - as Gail Ryan)
 2014-2018 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (hair stylist - 103 episodes)
- Athletes: Week 2 (2018) ... (hair stylist)
- Athletes Premiere: Week 1 (2018) ... (hair stylist)
- Week 10: Season Finale - Part 2 (2017) ... (hair stylist)
- Week 10: Season Finale - Part 1 (2017) ... (hair stylist)
- Week 9: Semi-Finals (2017) ... (hair stylist)
 2017 74th Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) (hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2016 Past Forward (Short) (hair stylist)
 2016 Grease Live! (TV Movie) (hair stylist)
 2016 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) (hair)
 2016 73rd Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) (hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2015 The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) (head hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2014-2015 Melissa & Joey (TV Series) (department head hair stylist - 3 episodes)
- The Day After (2015) ... (department head hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
- The Honeymooners (2015) ... (department head hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
- Witch Came First (2014) ... (department head hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2014 Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? (hair department head - as Gail Ryan)
 2013-2014 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series) (co-department head hair stylist - 7 episodes)
- Don Elka (2014) ... (co-department head hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
- I Just Met the Man I'm Going to Marry (2014) ... (co-department head hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
- Brokeback Elka (2014) ... (co-department head hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
- Rusty Banks Rides Again (2014) ... (co-department head hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
- Elka Takes a Lover (2014) ... (co-department head hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2014 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) (head hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2014 71st Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) (hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2013 Save Me (TV Series) (hair department head - 5 episodes)
- Holier Than Thou (2013) ... (hair department head - as Gail Ryan)
- Whatever the Weather (2013) ... (hair department head - as Gail Ryan)
- Heavenly Hostess (2013) ... (hair department head - as Gail Ryan)
- Heal Thee (2013) ... (hair department head - as Gail Ryan)
- Take It Back (2013) ... (hair department head - as Gail Ryan)
 2013 Jimmy P. (hair stylist: Mr. Del Toro - as Gail Ryan)
 2013 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) (head hair - as Gail Ryan)
 2012 A Hollywood Christmas Celebration at the Grove (TV Special) (hair stylist)
 2012 The Newsroom (TV Series) (additional hair stylist - 1 episode)
- We Just Decided To (2012) ... (additional hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2012 Counter Culture (TV Movie) (hair department head)
 2011 Little in Common (TV Movie) (hair department head)
 2011 The Lying Game (TV Series) (head hair stylist - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2011) ... (head hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2010 The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (additional hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2010 The Wolfman (hair stylist: Mr. Del Toro - as Gail Ryan)
 2009 Mother and Child (hair department head - as Gail Ryan)
 2009 A-List Awards (TV Special) (hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2008 Che: Part Two (hair stylist: Mr. Del Toror - as Gail Ryan)
 2008 Che: Part One (hair stylist: Mr. Del Toro - as Gail Ryan)
 2008 Miss Guided (TV Series) (hair department head)
 2008/I Taken (hair stylist: US - as Gail Ryan)
 2007 Drive (TV Series) (makeup department head - 1 episode)
- Unaired Pilot (2007) ... (makeup department head - as Gail Ryan)
 2007 Things We Lost in the Fire (hair stylist: Mr. Del Toro - as Gail Ryan)
 2006-2007 Drake & Josh (TV Series) (assistant hair stylist - 4 episodes)
- Dance Contest (2007) ... (assistant hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
- Steered Straight (2007) ... (assistant hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
- Tree House (2007) ... (assistant hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
- Who's Got Game? (2006) ... (assistant hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2007/I The Invasion (department head hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2007 The Grand (hair department head - as Gail Ryan)
 2006 Faceless (TV Movie) (hair department head)
 2005 Out of Practice (TV Series) (hair department head: Stockard Channing)
 2005 Surface (TV Series) (key hair stylist - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... (key hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2005 Must Love Dogs (hair department head - as Gail Ryan)
 2005 Revelations (TV Mini-Series) (key hair stylist - 1 episode)
- Hour One (2005) ... (key hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2005 The Ring Two (hair stylist: Ms. Watts - as Gail Ryan)
 2005/I Man of the House (hair department head - as Gail Ryan)
 2004 I Heart Huckabees (department head hair - as Gail Ryan)
 2004 The Assassination of Richard Nixon (personal hair stylist: Naomi Watts, Sean Penn)
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action (hair department head - as Gail Ryan)
 2003 21 Grams (hair department head - as Gail Ryan)
 2003 The Hunted (key hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2002 So Downtown (TV Series) (hair department head)
  Reba (TV Series) (additional hair stylist - 2 episodes, 2002) (hair stylist - 1 episode, 2002)
- Up a Treehouse without a Paddle (2002) ... (additional hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
- It Ain't Over till the Red-Head Sings (2002) ... (additional hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
- Meet the Parents (2002) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2002 All That (TV Series) (key hair stylist - 2 episodes)
- Amanda Bynes/City High (2002) ... (key hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
- Barry Watson/Christina Milian ... (key hair stylist)
 2002 The 29th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) (hair department head)
 2001 Black Knight (key hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2001 Camouflage (hair stylist: Mr. Nielsen - as Gail Rowell Ryan)
 2000 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Harrison Ford (TV Special) (hair stylist)
 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (key hair stylist)
 2000 Welcome to New York (TV Series) (personal hair stylist)
 2000 Arista Records' 25th Anniversary Celebration (TV Special documentary) (hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 2000 Rules of Engagement (key hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 1999 American Comedy Awards Viewer's Choice (TV Special) (hair department head)
 1998 Jesse (TV Series) (head hair stylist: Lindsey Wagner)
 1998 The Rat Pack (TV Movie) (hair stylist: Ray Liotta - as Gail Ryan)
 1998 Wrongfully Accused (hair stylist: Mr. Nielsen - as Gail Ryan)
 1998 To Life! America Celebrates Israel's 50th (TV Special) (hair stylist)
 1998 Breaking the Magician's Code: Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed 2 (TV Special documentary) (hair stylist)
 1997 Mr. Magoo (hair stylist: Leslie Nielsen)
 1997 12 Angry Men (TV Movie) (hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 1997 Turbulence (hair stylist: Mr. Liotta - as Gail Ryan)
 1996/II Mother (hair stylist)
 1996 Muppets Tonight (TV Series) (hair stylist - 1 episode)
- Martin Short (1996) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Ryon)
 1996 Unforgettable (hair stylist: Linda Fiorentino - as Gail Ryan)
 1995 Jade (hair stylist)
 1995 Platypus Man (TV Series) (hair stylist - 9 episodes)
- Dying to Live (1995) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
- Both Sides Now (1995) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
- Lou's the Boss (1995) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
- New York on $2,000 a Day (1995) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
- Sweet Denial (1995) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 1994 The Scout (key hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 1994 The 36th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (hair department head)
 1994 Blue Chips (hair stylist: Mr. Nolte)
 1994 I'll Do Anything (hair stylist)
 1993 The First Annual Comedy Hall of Fame (TV Special) (hair stylist)
 1993 The Mommies (TV Series) (hair stylist - 5 episodes)
- Doggie Dearest (1993) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
- Take Me Out Anywhere But the Ballgame (1993) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
- Death of a Crossing Guard (1993) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
- Those Lowdown Ultrasound Pink-or-Blues (1993) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
- Pilot (1993) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1986-1993 Perfect Strangers (TV Series) (hair stylist - 98 episodes)
- Lethal Weapon (1993) ... (hair stylist)
- After Hours (1993) ... (hair stylist)
- The Baby Shower (1993) ... (hair stylist)
- It Had to Be You (1992) ... (hair stylist)
- Get Me to the Dump on Time (1992) ... (hair stylist)
 1992 The Price She Paid (TV Movie) (hair stylist: Miss Anderson)
 1992 Final Analysis (hair stylist)
 1991 The Butcher's Wife (hair stylist)
 1991 White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd (TV Movie) (hair stylist: Miss Anderson)
 1991 The 33rd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (hair department head)
 1990 Children's Miracle Network Telethon (TV Special) (makeup artist)
 1990 1990 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (hair - as Gail Rowell)
 1990 In Living Color (TV Series) (hair stylist - 2 episodes)
- The Wrath of Farrakhan (1990) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
- Pilot (1990) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1990 Crazy People (hair stylist)
 1989 1989 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (hair stylist)
 1989 Adventures in Babysitting (TV Short) (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1989 Doctor Doctor (TV Series) (hair department head)
 1989 I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood (TV Movie) (hair stylist)
 1981-1988 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (hair stylist - 2 episodes)
- Disneyland's All-Star Comedy Circus (1988) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
- Walt Disney: One Man's Dream (1981) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1988 The Naked Gun (hairstylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (hair stylist - 1 episode)
- The Johnsons Are Home (1988) ... (hair stylist)
 1988 The Seventh Sign (hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 1987 Dolly (TV Series) (hair stylist - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1986 Nell Carter Special (TV Special) (hair stylist)
 1986 Valerie (TV Series) (hair stylist - 1 episode)
- Full Moon (1986) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1986 About Last Night (hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 1985 Miss Hollywood Talent Search (TV Special) (hair supervisor)
 1985 The Cracker Brothers (TV Movie) (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1984-1985 Who's the Boss? (TV Series) (hair stylist - 3 episodes)
- Tony's Father-in-Law (1985) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
- Sports Buddies (1984) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
- A Rash Decision (1984) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1984 Paper Dolls (TV Series) (hair stylist - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (1984) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
- Episode #1.12 (1984) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
- Episode #1.11 (1984) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
- Episode #1.10 (1984) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1984 Super Night of Rock 'n' Roll (TV Special) (hair stylist)
 1983 Newhart (TV Series) (hair stylist - 1 episode)
- The Looks of Love (1983) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1983 NBC Saturday Morning Preview: The Yummy Awards (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1983 I Married Wyatt Earp (TV Movie) (head hair stylist: Marie Osmond)
 1982 The Sound of Murder (hair stylist - as Gail Ryan)
 1982 Wait Until Dark (TV Movie) (hair stylist)
 1982 Texaco Star Theater: Opening Night (TV Special) (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1982 The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (TV Special) (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1982 Side by Side: The True Story of the Osmond Family (TV Movie) (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1982 World of Magic (TV Special) (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1981 The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1981 Doug Henning's World of Magic (TV Special) (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1980 Marie (TV Series) (hair stylist - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1980 The Osmond Family Christmas Special (TV Special) (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1980 Doug Henning's World of Magic (TV Special) (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1979 Marie (TV Movie) (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1979 A New Kind of Family (TV Series) (hair stylist)
 1977-1979 Donny and Marie (TV Series) (hair stylist - 3 episodes)
- Episode #4.13 (1979) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
- Episode #3.1 (1977) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
- Episode #2.22 (1977) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1978 The Carpenters: A Christmas Portrait (TV Special) (hairdresser - as Gail Rowell)
 1977 Once Upon a Brothers Grimm (TV Movie) (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
 1974 Get Christie Love! (TV Series) (hair stylist - 1 episode)
- Get Christie Love! (1974) ... (hair stylist - as Gail Rowell)
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