Hair and make-up artist Marc Pilcher has died of COVID-19 on Sunday at the age of 53. He was double vaccinated and had no underlying health conditions, according to his agency Curtis Brown, reports New York Post.
“It is with the deepest of hearts we confirm that Marc Elliot Pilcher, Academy Award Nominee and Emmy Award winning hair and makeup designer/stylist, passed away after a battle with Covid-19 on Sunday 3rd October 2021,” his family told Variety in a statement via Curtis Brown.
Pilcher, the report says, recently scored the Creative Emmy for Outstanding Period And/Or Character Hairstyling on September 11 for his work on Netflix’s Bridgerton.
The designer had tested negative on several COVID-19 tests in order to make the trip to the ceremony; however, shortly after his return home, he fell sick.