Pipo make-up artist Ton van den Heuvel (94) died of corona | Entertainment

entertainment“>Van den Heuvel was a pioneer of make-up and make-up in the 1960s, 70s and 80s. With his work he was partly responsible for the design of iconic series such as Pipo the Clown, Ti-Ta-Magician and Diary of a Sheepdog. The make-up artist, for example, made up the famous sun on the cheek of Pipo the Clown.

entertainment“>Van den Heuvel also provided the make-up of the Sinterklaas entry on television and in Amsterdam for decades. In the fifties and sixties, he transformed Eduard Verkade, Jan Gajentaan and Gerard de Klerk into the saintly man. The makeup artist also did the make-up of many large stage productions in his life. For example, he worked a lot with Jos Brink and he did the make-up of many of his musicals.


entertainment“>His fame was not limited to the Netherlands. Major cosmetics groups also asked him to do makeup for commercials abroad. “The latter in particular was good money. You got four hundred guilders a day for a job abroad, plus all expenses. That made you rich, ”said the Dutchman in a large interview in 2017 The Parool.

entertainment“>Van den Heuvel practiced his profession until old age. The make-up artist had been living in a nursing home in Purmerend for some time. His private funeral will take place on Tuesday.

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