‘Bridgerton’ Hair and Makeup Designer Marc Pilcher Dead at 53

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Marc Pilcher, left, and Jenny Shircore during arrivals astatine  the 91st Academy Awards astatine  the Dolby Theatre astatine  Hollywood & Highland Center successful  Hollywood, Calif., connected  Feb. 24, 2019.  (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Marc Pilcher, left, and Jenny Shircore during arrivals astatine the 91st Academy Awards astatine the Dolby Theatre astatine Hollywood & Highland Center successful Hollywood, Calif., connected Feb. 24, 2019. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By Kate Feldman
From New York Daily

News “Bridgerton,” who won an Emmy conscionable weeks ago, hairsbreadth and constitution decorator Marc Pilcher died Sunday of COVID-19.

He was 53.

Pilcher was treble vaccinated and had nary underlying wellness conditions, his household and friends said successful a statement.
“The passing of Marc Pilcher is beyond words,” “Bridgerton” shaper Shonda Rhimes tweeted. “I volition everlastingly beryllium successful awe of the unthinkable hairstyling and constitution enactment that helium brought to ‘Bridgerton.’ My bosom goes retired to his loved ones arsenic we mislaid him mode excessively soon.”

Phoebe Dynevor, who starred successful the Netflix regal play arsenic Daphne Bassett, said she was astatine a “loss for words.”

“Marc was truthful passionate astir his enactment and truthful tremendously talented. Not adjacent a period agone helium won his archetypal Emmy award,” tweeted Nicola Coughlan, who played Penelope Featherington.

“It’s a calamity that he’s been taken truthful young erstwhile helium had truthful overmuch yet to do. Please besides usage this arsenic a reminder that COVID is inactive a precise existent and contiguous danger, delight get vaccinated and disguise up to support yourself and others.”
Pilcher won a Creative Emmy past period for outstanding play and/or quality hairstyling.

Before “Bridgerton,” helium was nominated for an Oscar for his enactment connected “Mary Queen of Scots,” the 2018 movie starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie.

Pilcher launched his vocation successful theatre connected the West End connected shows similar “Company” and “Sunset Boulevard,” past branched retired into TV and film, including “Downton Abbey.”

“Glamorous and extravagant, helium brought his flair and benignant to each design,” his household said. “Never constricted successful his thought process for his creations, helium pushed boundaries and created enactment ne'er realized before.”

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