Wednesday, March 30, 2016

RIP Charles Blackman

RIP Charles Blackman

Los Angeles Daily News
March 30, 2016


Born in Sayre, Pennsylvania on September 10th 1928. Passed away on Monday March 7th, 2016 in Valley Village.

He served in the Navy from 1945 to 1947. In 1950 he came to California to attend UCLA as an art major and Television Production. He finished a 3 year apprenticeship in the make-up Department at Columbia Studios.

He had a long and successful career in motion pictures and television for fifty years. He was Rev. Billy Graham's personal make-up artist for several Christian films and Crusades. His association with Rev. Graham gave him the opportunity to meet and make-up ten Presidents of the United States. Upon Charlie's retirement he enjoyed his passion for art and took up oil painting.

Charlie leaves his wife, Gloria, married sixty one years; four children, Debra (Marv), Dayna (Chuck), Dori and David; Twelve grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He also leaves many nieces and nephews. This amazing man was loved by so many.

Services will be held on Saturday, April 2nd at 11:00 a.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, North Hollywood. In lieu of flowers, rememberances to Wounded Warriors Project, Veterans of Foreign Wars or Red Cross would be appreciated.

BLACKMAN, Charles (Charles Frederick Blackman)
Born: 9/10/1928, Sayre, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Died: 3/7/2016, Valley Village, California, U.S.A.

Charles Blackman’s westerns – makeup artist:
U.S. Marshal (TV) – 1958
Hour of the Gun – 1967
Will Penny – 1967
A Time for Dying – 1969
The Young Riders (TV) – 1989-1990

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