Greg Cannom, Mary Guerrero To Receive 2018 MUAH Lifetime Achievement Awards
Oscar®-winning make-up artist Greg Cannom and four time Emmy®-winning hair stylist Mary Guerrero, will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards, (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) honoring outstanding achievements for make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials, and live theater. The black-tie awards gala returns to the NOVO by Microsoft in L.A. Live on Saturday, February 24, 2018.
Greg Cannom is the only make-up artist, in collaboration with Wesley Wofford, to have won r a Scientific and Technical Achievement Oscar and has three additional Oscars for his work on The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Mrs. Doubtfire and Dracula. He has 23 other award nominations and a Hollywood Make-up Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Award for Gleason and Bicentennial Man. Greg has more than 120 credits in his distinguished resume that include The Passion of the Christ, Hannibal, Titanic, The Mask, Tales from the Crypt and he was part of the team for The Lost Boys. Not only have his legendary make-up effects been part of film history, but he has also been a cherished instructor for Local 706, sharing his secrets and skills.
Mary Guerrero has won eight Primetime Emmys, Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards and Daytime Emmys and has 15 other nominations for her hair styling talents and creativity. She is now on her 24th season as Hair Department Head on Dancing With the Stars. Mary’s career has spanned every genre of television show from sitcom to episodic and her credits include Dharma and Greg, The Larry Sanders Show, Hot in Cleveland and Alf along with dozens of awards shows. Mary has served as hair stylist Governor for the Television Academy, and has also served on the Local 706 Executive Board, and is Betty White’s hair stylist.
The Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to one (1) make-up artist and one (1) hair stylist for extraordinary Lifetime Achievement, exceptional contributions to the motion picture arts and sciences, or outstanding service to their union or the entertainment industry. Previous recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award for Make-Up Artists are Leonard Engelman, Ve Neill, Rick Baker, Montague “Monty” Westmore, Bob Schiffer, John Chambers, Jack Pierce, Daniel Striepeke and Dick Smith. Previous recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award for Hair Stylists are Barbara Lorenz, Yolanda Toussieng, Kathryn Blondell, Sydney Guilaroff, Vivienne Walker, Paul LeBlanc, Colleen Callaghan and Gail Ryan.
Additional awards will honor a Distinguished Artisan and nominees for outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater.. Nominations for this year’s awards will be announced on January 5, 2018. Final ballot on-line voting closes on February 16, 2018. Winners will be announced on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Awards gala.
To learn more about the MUAH Awards, please visit: www.local706.org