influencing the standards of beauty: establishing an industry that did not exist
George Henry Westmore, the Father of the Motion Picture Make-up Business.
Immigration, ambition, and hard work
Born on the Isle of Wight, the eldest son of a Stone Coalsman, George Westmore had dreams that would take him beyond the island.
living the American dream
George Westmore sailed half way around the world with $45 in his pocket. He immigrated to the United States with his family and pioneered what would become a multi-million dollar industry in Hollywood.