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Jack Dawn (John Wesley Dawn) was born on 17 February, 1890 in Fleming, Kentucky, USA, is a Make Up Department. Discover Jack Dawn's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Jack Dawn networth?

Popular As John Wesley Dawn
Occupation make_up_department
Age 71 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born 17 February 1890
Birthday 17 February
Birthplace Fleming, Kentucky, USA
Date of death 20 June, 1961
Died Place Glendale, California, USA
Nationality USA

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Jack Dawn Height, Weight & Measurements

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Who Is Jack Dawn's Wife?

His wife is Marla Shelton (28 May 1937 - 25 February 1943) ( divorced) ( 2 children), Anna Catherine Cousins (2 September 1919 - 28 October 1926) ( divorced) ( 1 child), Colleen (? - ?) ( divorced)

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Wife Marla Shelton (28 May 1937 - 25 February 1943) ( divorced) ( 2 children), Anna Catherine Cousins (2 September 1919 - 28 October 1926) ( divorced) ( 1 child), Colleen (? - ?) ( divorced)
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Jack Dawn Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Jack Dawn worth at the age of 71 years old? Jack Dawn’s income source is mostly from being a successful Make Up Department. He is from USA. We have estimated Jack Dawn's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Source of Income Make Up Department

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Tuttle is celebrated for his fantastic contrivances which helped make The Twilight Zone (1959) into the single most ground-breaking science fiction/fantasy series of its time.


Jack worked at MGM until his retirement in 1951.


Hyde (1941) in order to mollify the star who was said to have been 'terrified' of looking like Fredric March in the 1931 version.


During his tenure he conjured up many unique creations, most famously the exotic inhabitants of Oz (for the The Wizard of Oz (1939)), with the aluminium paste make-up for the Tin Man, the green skin for the Wicked Witch of the West and the facial appliances for the Cowardly Lion proving the most challenging.


Jack also patented a synthetic plastic called Vinilyte to transform a Caucasian cast into Chinese peasants for The Good Earth (1937). He effectively understated Spencer Tracy's make-up for Dr. Jekyll and Mr.


After a spell at 20th Century, Jack signed a contract with MGM in 1935. Four years later he was promoted to head the studio make-up department and was put in charge of some thirty personnel. One of the assistants he mentored was the genial William Tuttle who went on to become a singularly prolific make-up artist in his own right.


Makeup artist at MGM for virtually his entire career; he worked on only one film (The Big Trail (1930), his first) at another studio.


Perhaps the most innovative pioneer in Hollywood make-up artistry was Kentuckian Jack Dawn, responsible for creating numerous iconic images. Already as a youngster in his home state, Jack had shown promise as a sculptor. He began his artistic career as a sign painter in New York City. According to his grandson, he entered the film industry as an extra (for 3$ a day) because he had his own horse! At Mack Sennett's Keystone he helped fellow actors with their make-up. When he returned from wartime service in 1919, he went straight to Hollywood where his expertise was soon rewarded and he began to create his own make-up.