Double-vaxxed Emmy-winning hair designer killed by covid-19

By K J Yossman, Variety

Marc Pilcher, the Emmy Award-winning hair and makeup designer for Bridgerton has died of covid-19, his agency Curtis Brown confirmed. He was 53 years old.

The news comes just three weeks after the UK-based stylist – who was double vaccinated and had no underlying health conditions – picked up a Creative Emmy statuette in Los Angeles for his work on the Netflix series.

Pilcher took and tested negative on multiple covid-19 tests to make the trip across the Atlantic and back again for the ceremony. Not long after his return he took ill and his condition deteriorated over the weekend. He died on Sunday 3 October 2021.

As well as Bridgerton Pilcher was known for his work across a variety of West End shows, television programs and films. In 2018 he was nominated for an Academy Award for his work on Mary Queen of Scots with Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie.

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