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Vincent Jeffré-Roux Kehoe

Vincent Jeffré-Roux Kehoe, American photographer, cosmetics executive. Decorated Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Commercial International Bank; recipient Torch award Council of 13 Original States, 1979.


  • Kehoe, Vincent Jeffré-Roux was born on September 12, 1921 in Brooklyn. Son of John James and Bertha Florence (Roux) Kehoe.

  • Education

    • Student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1941. Student, Lowell Technological Institute, 1942. Student, Boston University, 1942.

      Bachelor of Fine Arts in Motion Picture and television Production, Columbia University, 1957.


    • Director make-up department Columbia Broadcasting System-television, New York City, 1948-1949, NBC Hallmark Hall of Fame series, 1951-1953. Make-up artist in charge of make-up numerous film, tv and stage productions, from 1942. Director make-up Turner Hall Corporation, 1959-1961, International Beauty Show, 1962-1966.

      President, director research, founder Research Council Make-Up Artists, Inc., since 1963. Chief press officer Spanish Pavilion New York World's Fair, 1965. Free-lance photographer, since 1956.

      Founder 10th Regiment of Foot, American Contingent, 1968, National Association Taurino Clubs, 1961, Club Taurino New York, 1960.


    • Special Make-Up Effects
    • Special Make-Up Effects concentrates on the genre of horror characters and other special creations (fantasy, sci-fi, etc), giving tips about the materials, techniques, and 'tricks of the trade' necessary to create unique make-up effects.


    Served with United States Army, World War II, European Theatre of Operations. Fellow Company Military Historians. Member Tenth Foot Royal Lincolnshire Regimental Association (life.

    Honorary Colonel 1968), Society Motion Picture and television Engineers (life), Academy television Arts and Sciences, Society Army History Research (England, life), British Officers Club New England (life), Army History Foundation (life), 10th Mountain Division Association (life), National Rifle Association (life), 70th Division (life), American Chemical Society, DAV (life), Eagle Scout Association (life), Naval Club (London).


    • Married Gena Irene Marino, November 2, 1966.
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    Born September 12, 1921
    Died August 17, 2008
    (aged 86)
    • 1941
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1942
      Lowell Technological Institute
    • 1942
      Boston University
    • 1957
      Columbia University
    • 1948 - 1949
      Director, make-up department Columbia Broadcasting System-television
    • 1951 - 1953
      Director, make-up department Columbia Broadcasting System-television
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