Bridgerton hairstylist March Pilcher sadly passed away from COVID-19 just a month after winning an Emmy for his work on the hugely popular Netflix drama.
Nicola Coughlan and other epic stars of the hit period led the tributes to their “talented” and beloved colleague.
Pilcher, who was also a makeup artist, was proud and thrilled to win her first prestigious Emmy award in September.
The Bridgerton Plateau Worker was nominated in the Best Period Hairstyle category.
After a fantastic time at the ceremony, which took place in Los Angeles, America, Pilcher told his fans he was “still flying.”
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Pilcher’s age at the time of his death is not known.
Derry Girls actress Nicola posted the news on her Twitter page, where she told her followers she was heartbroken over the loss of Pilcher.
“So heartbroken by the loss of Marc Pilcher, the brilliant and visionary hair and makeup designer for Bridgerton Season One,” she wrote.
“Marc was so passionate about his job and so talented.
“It wasn’t even a month ago that he won his first Emmy Award,” continued the Penelope Featherstone star, adding a black and white image of her friend dressed to impress in a tuxedo.
She then said: “My heart goes out to her friends and family, especially her wonderful team Lynda, Lou, Adam, Hollie, Tanya and Claire.
“He loved you and cared for you so much and my heart goes out to you all. Rest in peace Marc. “
Nicola ended her tribute by lamenting the “tragedy” of the loss of Pilcher so young, and reminded his followers that Covid is still a very “real and present danger”.
Fans also shared their thoughts on those close to the artist, as one person wrote: “So sorry to read this what an amazing artist and man x.”
“Very sad news, my heart goes out to his family, friends and colleagues x,” posted another.
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