Patricia Messina

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.

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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Linda Kahn, Evelyn Wendel, and Patricia Judice attend the reception at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
Television Academy governor (Music) Michael Levine, Patricia Messina, and Television Academy governor (Special Visual Effects) William Powloski attend the reception at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California
Sarah Woolf, Patti Bartoli, Angela Moos, Patricia Messina, Julie Socash and Zena Shteysel at the Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
Steve LaPorte and Patricia Messina at the Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
Todd McIntosh and Patricia Messina at the Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
Raissa Patton, Monte Haught, Amanda Mofield and Patricia Messina at the Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
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Linda Kahn, Evelyn Wendel, and Patricia Judice attend the reception at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
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Television Academy governor (Motion and Title Design) Linda Kahn, Evelyn Wendel, and Patricia Judice attend the reception at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy governor (Music) Michael Levine, Patricia Messina, and Television Academy governor (Special Visual Effects) William Powloski attend the reception at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California
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Television Academy governor (Music) Michael Levine, Patricia Messina, and Television Academy governor (Special Visual Effects) William Powloski attend the reception at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.

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Sarah Woolf, Patti Bartoli, Angela Moos, Patricia Messina, Julie Socash and Zena Shteysel at the Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
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Sarah Woolf, Patti Bartoli, Angela Moos, Patricia Messina, Julie Socash and Zena Shteysel at the Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.

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Steve LaPorte and Patricia Messina at the Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
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Steve LaPorte and Patricia Messina at the Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.

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Todd McIntosh and Patricia Messina at the Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
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Todd McIntosh and Patricia Messina at the Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.


 

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Raissa Patton, Monte Haught, Amanda Mofield and Patricia Messina at the Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.
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Raissa Patton, Monte Haught, Amanda Mofield and Patricia Messina at the Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception in North Hollywood, California.

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