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Bob Kelly, Wig Maker and Makeup Artist, Dies at 87

Bob Kelly, a Broadway makeup artist and wig maker whose work appeared in shows such as 1962's "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" and 2002's "Say Goodnight, Gracie," died on Monday, April 18. In 1950 he founded Bob Kelly Wig Creations in midtown Manhattan and 20 years later created Bob Kelly Cosmetics, a theatrical supply company that closed in 2003. Both endeavors provided makeup and hair materials to numerous Broadway productions, including "South Pacific," "West Side Story," and "Beauty and the Beast."

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