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William J. Tuttle
William J. Tuttle
(April 13, 1912 – July 27, 2007) was an American make-up artist. Born in Jacksonville, Florida, at a young age he was forced to leave school to support his mother and younger brother. After a series of odd-jobs and a brief stint in his own band, Tuttle moved to Los Angeles in 1930 and began taking art classes at the University of Southern California where he would meet his future collaborator Charles Schram.[1] Around the same time, he began working as a page at Fox Studios.[2] He went on to work under makeup artist Jack Dawn at Twentieth Century Pictures. In 1934, Tuttle and Dawn moved to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Working as Dawn's assistant, Tuttle supervised the makeup work in such movies as The Wizard of Oz and Father of the Bride. Tuttle created makeup for many of Hollywood’s biggest stars, among them Judy Garland
Judy Garland
(“Summer Stock”, 1950); Gene Kelly
Gene Kelly
(“Singin’ in the Rain”, 1952); Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
(“Pat and Mike”, 1952) and Esther Williams
Esther Williams
(“Million Dollar Mermaid”, 1952). Eventually he worked his way up to head of the studio's makeup department, In the 1950s he would be responsible for the makeup in Singin' in the Rain, Forbidden Planet, North by Northwest
North by Northwest
and The Time Machine. He reused pieces he first created for The Time Machine in The Eye of the Beholder, one of his many Twilight Zone contributions. In 1965, Tuttle received a special Academy Award
Academy Award
for his work on George Pal's 7 Faces of Dr. Lao;[3] this was 17 years before makeup became an official Oscar category. Later work included Logan's Run and Young Frankenstein. Tuttle is the subject of the 1968 MGM short The King of the Duplicators where he demonstrated some of his work. He also appeared as himself in the documentary film The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal
George Pal
(1985), produced and directed by Arnold Leibovit. Later in life, Tuttle managed his company known as Custom Color Cosmetics.[4] William Tuttle died, aged 95, from natural causes at his home in Pacific Palisades, California, survived by his wife, Anita and his daughter, Teresa.[5] His remains were placed in Minneapolis, Minnesota's Lakewood Cemetery.

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1 Marriages 2 See also 3 References 4 External links

Marriages[edit] William Tuttle was married five times. He was the first husband of Oscar-winning film and television star Donna Reed. He was survived by his daughter, Teresa, and predeceased by his son, John (both children were from his marriage to the late Marie Kopicki).

Donna Reed
Donna Reed
(1943 - 1945) (divorced) Gloria Gilbert (19?? - 19??) (divorced) Marie Kopicki (19?? - June 4, 1961) (her death); 2 children Elizabeth L. Muskie (October 13, 1962 - 19??) (divorced) Anita B Aros (March 25, 1967 - July 27, 2007) (his death)

See also[edit]

Fred Phillips (makeup artist)

References[edit]

^ Nelson, Valerie (3 August 2007). "William J. Tuttle, 95; pioneering film makeup artist was first to get an Oscar". Los Angeles Times.  ^ Van Gelder, Lindsy (March 1998). "Screen Savior". Allure.  ^ "William Tuttle Gets Acad Award For 'Lao' Makeup". Hollywood Reporter. 29 March 1965.  ^ Van Gelder, Lindsy (March 1998). "Screen Savior". Allure.  ^ Fox, Margalit (August 4, 2007). "William J. Tuttle, Master Movie Makeup Man, Dies at 95". The New York Times. 

External links[edit]

NY Times obituary William J. Tuttle
William J. Tuttle
on IMDb William J. Tuttle
William J. Tuttle
at Find a Grave William Tuttle papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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Academy Honorary Award

1928–1950

Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
/ Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
(1928) Walt Disney
Walt Disney
(1932) Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple
(1934) D. W. Griffith
D. W. Griffith
(1935) The March of Time
The March of Time
/ W. Howard Greene and Harold Rosson (1936) Edgar Bergen
Edgar Bergen
/ W. Howard Greene / Museum of Modern Art
Museum of Modern Art
Film Library / Mack Sennett
Mack Sennett
(1937) J. Arthur Ball / Walt Disney
Walt Disney
/ Deanna Durbin
Deanna Durbin
and Mickey Rooney
Mickey Rooney
/ Gordon Jennings, Jan Domela, Devereaux Jennings, Irmin Roberts, Art Smith, Farciot Edouart, Loyal Griggs, Loren L. Ryder, Harry D. Mills, Louis Mesenkop, Walter Oberst / Oliver T. Marsh and Allen Davey / Harry Warner
Harry Warner
(1938) Douglas Fairbanks
Douglas Fairbanks
/ Judy Garland
Judy Garland
/ William Cameron Menzies / Motion Picture Relief Fund (Jean Hersholt, Ralph Morgan, Ralph Block, Conrad Nagel)/ Technicolor Company (1939) Bob Hope
Bob Hope
/ Nathan Levinson (1940) Walt Disney, William Garity, John N. A. Hawkins, and the RCA Manufacturing Company / Leopold Stokowski
Leopold Stokowski
and his associates / Rey Scott / British Ministry of Information (1941) Charles Boyer
Charles Boyer
/ Noël Coward
Noël Coward
/ Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
(1942) George Pal
George Pal
(1943) Bob Hope
Bob Hope
/ Margaret O'Brien
Margaret O'Brien
(1944) Republic Studio, Daniel J. Bloomberg, and the Republic Studio Sound Department / Walter Wanger
Walter Wanger
/ The House I Live In / Peggy Ann Garner (1945) Harold Russell
Harold Russell
/ Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier
/ Ernst Lubitsch
Ernst Lubitsch
/ Claude Jarman Jr. (1946) James Baskett
James Baskett
/ Thomas Armat, William Nicholas Selig, Albert E. Smith, and George Kirke Spoor
George Kirke Spoor
/ Bill and Coo / Shoeshine (1947) Walter Wanger
Walter Wanger
/ Monsieur Vincent
Monsieur Vincent
/ Sid Grauman
Sid Grauman
/ Adolph Zukor
Adolph Zukor
(1948) Jean Hersholt
Jean Hersholt
/ Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire
/ Cecil B. DeMille
Cecil B. DeMille
/ The Bicycle Thief (1949) Louis B. Mayer
Louis B. Mayer
/ George Murphy
George Murphy
/ The Walls of Malapaga (1950)

1951–1975

Gene Kelly
Gene Kelly
/ Rashomon
Rashomon
(1951) Merian C. Cooper
Merian C. Cooper
/ Bob Hope
Bob Hope
/ Harold Lloyd
Harold Lloyd
/ George Mitchell / Joseph M. Schenck / Forbidden Games
Forbidden Games
(1952) 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation / Bell & Howell Company / Joseph Breen / Pete Smith (1953) Bausch & Lomb Optical Company / Danny Kaye
Danny Kaye
/ Kemp Niver / Greta Garbo / Jon Whiteley
Jon Whiteley
/ Vincent Winter / Gate of Hell (1954) Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto (1955) Eddie Cantor
Eddie Cantor
(1956) Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
/ Gilbert M. "Broncho Billy" Anderson / Charles Brackett / B. B. Kahane (1957) Maurice Chevalier
Maurice Chevalier
(1958) Buster Keaton
Buster Keaton
/ Lee de Forest
Lee de Forest
(1959) Gary Cooper
Gary Cooper
/ Stan Laurel
Stan Laurel
/ Hayley Mills
Hayley Mills
(1960) William L. Hendricks / Fred L. Metzler / Jerome Robbins
Jerome Robbins
(1961) William J. Tuttle
William J. Tuttle
(1964) Bob Hope
Bob Hope
(1965) Yakima Canutt
Yakima Canutt
/ Y. Frank Freeman
Y. Frank Freeman
(1966) Arthur Freed (1967) John Chambers / Onna White (1968) Cary Grant
Cary Grant
(1969) Lillian Gish
Lillian Gish
/ Orson Welles
Orson Welles
(1970) Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
(1971) Charles S. Boren / Edward G. Robinson
Edward G. Robinson
(1972) Henri Langlois
Henri Langlois
/ Groucho Marx
Groucho Marx
(1973) Howard Hawks
Howard Hawks
/ Jean Renoir
Jean Renoir
(1974) Mary Pickford
Mary Pickford
(1975)

1976–2000

Margaret Booth (1977) Walter Lantz
Walter Lantz
/ Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier
/ King Vidor
King Vidor
/ Museum of Modern Art Department of Film (1978) Hal Elias / Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
(1979) Henry Fonda
Henry Fonda
(1980) Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck
(1981) Mickey Rooney
Mickey Rooney
(1982) Hal Roach
Hal Roach
(1983) James Stewart
James Stewart
/ National Endowment for the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts
(1984) Paul Newman
Paul Newman
/ Alex North (1985) Ralph Bellamy
Ralph Bellamy
(1986) Eastman Kodak
Kodak
Company / National Film Board of Canada
National Film Board of Canada
(1988) Akira Kurosawa
Akira Kurosawa
(1989) Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
/ Myrna Loy
Myrna Loy
(1990) Satyajit Ray
Satyajit Ray
(1991) Federico Fellini
Federico Fellini
(1992) Deborah Kerr
Deborah Kerr
(1993) Michelangelo Antonioni
Michelangelo Antonioni
(1994) Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas
/ Chuck Jones
Chuck Jones
(1995) Michael Kidd
Michael Kidd
(1996) Stanley Donen
Stanley Donen
(1997) Elia Kazan
Elia Kazan
(1998) Andrzej Wajda
Andrzej Wajda
(1999) Jack Cardiff
Jack Cardiff
/ Ernest Lehman (2000)

2001–present

Sidney Poitier
Sidney Poitier
/ Robert Redford
Robert Redford
(2001) Peter O'Toole
Peter O'Toole
(2002) Blake Edwards
Blake Edwards
(2003) Sidney Lumet
Sidney Lumet
(2004) Robert Altman
Robert Altman
(2005) Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone
(2006) Robert F. Boyle (2007) Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall
/ Roger Corman
Roger Corman
/ Gordon Willis
Gordon Willis
(2009) Kevin Brownlow / Jean-Luc Godard
Jean-Luc Godard
/ Eli Wallach
Eli Wallach
(2010) James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
/ Dick Smith (2011) D. A. Pennebaker
D. A. Pennebaker
/ Hal Needham
Hal Needham
/ George Stevens Jr.
George Stevens Jr.
(2012) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
/ Steve Martin
Steve Martin
/ Piero Tosi (2013) Jean-Claude Carrière
Jean-Claude Carrière
/ Hayao Miyazaki
Hayao Miyazaki
/ Maureen O'Hara
Maureen O'Hara
(2014) Spike Lee
Spike Lee
/ Gena Rowlands
Gena Rowlands
(2015) Jackie Chan
Jackie Chan
/ Lynn Stalmaster / Anne V. Coates / Frederick Wiseman (2016) Charles Burnett / Owen Roizman / Donald Sutherland
Donald Sutherland
/ Agnès Varda (2017)

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Saturn Award for Best Make-up

Dick Smith (1973) William J. Tuttle
William J. Tuttle
(1974/75) William J. Tuttle
William J. Tuttle
(1976) Rick Baker
Rick Baker
and Stuart Freeborn (1977) William J. Tuttle
William J. Tuttle
and Rick Baker
Rick Baker
(1978) William J. Tuttle
William J. Tuttle
(1979) Dick Smith/Dick Smith (1980) Rick Baker
Rick Baker
(1981) Dorothy J. Pearl (1982) Phil Tippett
Phil Tippett
and Stuart Freeborn (1983) Stan Winston
Stan Winston
(1984) Tom Savini
Tom Savini
(1985) Chris Walas (1986) Rob Bottin and Stephan Dupuis (1987) Ve Neill, Steve La Porte, and Robert Short (1988) John Caglione Jr., Doug Drexler, and Cheri Minns (1989/90) Carl Fullerton and Neal Martz (1991) Stan Winston
Stan Winston
and Ve Neill (1992) Kevin Haney (1993) Rick Baker
Rick Baker
and Ve Neill (1994) Jean Ann Black and Rob Bottin (1995) Rick Baker
Rick Baker
and David LeRoy Anderson (1996) Rick Lazzarini and Gordon J. Smith (1997) Robert Kurtzman, Greg Nicotero, and Howard Berger (1998) Nick Dudman and Aileen Seaton (1999) Rick Baker
Rick Baker
and Gail Rowell-Ryan (2000) Greg Cannom and Wesley Wofford (2001) Peter Owen and Peter King (2002) Richard Taylor and Peter King (2003) Jake Garber, Matt Rose, and Mike Elizalde
Mike Elizalde
(2004) Howard Berger, Nikki Gooley, and Greg Nicotero
Greg Nicotero
(2005) Todd Masters and Dan Rebert (2006) Ve Neill and Martin Samuel (2007) Greg Cannom (2008) Barney Burman, Mindy Hall, and Joel Harlow (2009) Rick Baker
Rick Baker
and Dave Elsey (2010) Dave Elsey, Fran Needham, and Conor O'Sullivan (2011) Heike Merker, Daniel Parker, and Jeremy Woodhead (2012) Donald Mowat (2013) David White and Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou (2014) Neal Scanlan (2015) Joel Harlow and Monica Huppert (2016)

Note: The years are listed as per convention, usually the year of film release; the ceremonies are usually held th