ATLANTA:Emmy-Nominated hairstylist Charles Gregory Ross lost his battle with coronavirus. Ross died in Atlanta just over two weeks from first testing positive for COVID-19.
Ross was a renowned hairstylist, working on an impressive list of films including Remember the Titans (2000) and Drumline (2002). He also worked on the Outkast musical drama Idlewild (2006) as well as the TV movie Lackawanna Blues (2005), for which he received an Emmy nomination. Other credits include the TV series Red Band Society and Survivor’s Remorse as well as features All Eyez on Me and Janicza Bravo’s Zola, which debuted at Sundance earlier this year.
His work can also be seen in Lee Daniels’ forthcoming film The United States vs. Billie Holiday.
Among his many credits, Ross worked extensively with Tyler Perry on many of his films and TV series including House of Pain, Madea Goes to Jail, Meet the Browns and was part of the Academy Award-winning team for the Adam McKay helmed Vice, where he served as Perry’s personal hairstylist.