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Board of Governors

January 01, 2013

Patricia Messina, Makeup/Hairstylists

Two-time Primetime Emmy Award nominee Patricia Messina is best known for her 10 years as makeup department head on Murphy Brown, and for the final four seasons on NBC’s Seinfeld. A veteran of television and motion pictures for more than 30 years, Messina is serving her second appointment as governor, having previously served the Television Academy from 2002-2006. Messina’s department head credits include Lifetime’s award-winning series Side Order of Life, Reba, King of Queens and Mr. Sunshine. Her work is currently seen on ABC's Grey's Anatomy and the recently completed Steven Spielberg-produced pilot Red Band Society. Feature credits include The Sure Thing, Dunston Checks In and White Men Can’t Jump. In 2000, Messina won the award for Best Period Makeup at the Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards for her work on Disney’s Geppetto. Messina is a guest lecturer and spokesperson for the makeup industry and appeared in a series of “how-to” videos produced by the Ben Nye Makeup Company.

Two-time Primetime Emmy Award nominee Patricia Messina is best known for her 10 years as makeup department head on Murphy Brown, and for the final four seasons on NBC’s Seinfeld. A veteran of television and motion pictures for more than 30 years, Messina is serving her second appointment as governor, having previously served the Television Academy from 2002-2006. Messina’s department head credits include Lifetime’s award-winning series Side Order of Life, Reba, King of Queens and Mr. Sunshine. Her work is currently seen on ABC's Grey's Anatomy and the recently completed Steven Spielberg-produced pilot Red Band Society. Feature credits include The Sure Thing, Dunston Checks In and White Men Can’t Jump. In 2000, Messina won the award for Best Period Makeup at the Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards for her work on Disney’s Geppetto. Messina is a guest lecturer and spokesperson for the makeup industry and appeared in a series of “how-to” videos produced by the Ben Nye Makeup Company.

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