Jack H. Young

Biography

Jack H. Young was one of Hollywood's longer active makeup men, from the 1930s and movies like The Good Earth and The Wizard of Oz at MGM to Francis Coppola's Apocalypse Now (1979). Jack Haydn Young was born in Illinois in 1910 and was trained as an artist and sculptor. He joined MGM in 1932, at age 21, during the depths of the Great Depression, working as an office boy. He quickly moved into the...