Marie Carter, Emmy-nominated journeyman make-up artist, died on Jan. 2, IATSE Local 706 informed Make-Up Artist magazine. Carter was one of the first African-American make-up artists to join Local 706. Carter was known for her work ethic and talent, which led to her 1991 Emmy nomination for The Josephine Baker Story.
Carter worked on several films with Eddie Murphy including Coming to America, Harlem Nights and Vampire in Brooklyn. She was the department head make-up artist on the CBS series Falcon Crest, and worked on other television series at Universal Studios, The Burbank Studios and Warner Bros.
She is survived by her daughter Katrina Marie Gray and three grandchildren, Triana, Derriana and Andre Jr. Her son Andre passed away several years ago.
Services for Carter were held at the Evergreen Mortuary in Dallas on Jan. 7.