Pilcher was double-vaccinated and had no underlying health conditions
Emmy-winning hairstylist and makeup designer Mark Pilcher, who most recently worked bridgerton Has died of COVID-19.
Pilcher, whose previous credits included beauty and the Beast, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, And downtown Abbey, was double-vaccinated and had no underlying health condition. His death was announced yesterday (October 4) by his agency, Curtis Brown.
“It is with a very deep heart that we confirm that Mark Elliot Pilcher, Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winning hair and makeup designer/stylist, passed away on Sunday, October 3, 2021, following a battle with COVID-19,” Read its statement as report by Diversity.
Pilcher’s final credit will be king’s manu, which stars Ralph Fiennes, Stanley Tucci and Gemma Arterton and will be released later this year.
As well as winning an Emmy this year for Outstanding Duration and/or Character Hairstyling for his work in the first season of bridgerton, Pilcher was nominated for an Academy Award for her hairstyling Mary Queen of Scots in 2019.
Those who worked with him have taken to social media to pay tribute to him.
“Deeply saddened by the loss of the brilliant and visionary hair and makeup designer Mark Pilcher for Bridgerton Season One,” wrote bridgerton And dairy girls Star Nicola Coughlan on Instagram.
She continued: “Mark was very passionate about his work and very talented. It was just a month ago that he won his first Emmy Award. It’s a tragedy that he has been cut short while he still has so much.” There was something left to do.
“Please also use this as a reminder that COVID is still a very real and present threat, please get vaccinated and wear a mask to protect yourself and others.”