Lola McNalley

Lola McNalley, Emmy-winning hair stylist, died Aug. 1 at her Santa Clarita, Calif., home of natural causes. She was 79.

McNalley, who worked more than 20 years as a hair stylist for film and TV, began her career with Mel Brooks’ “Blazing Saddles.” She went on to style hair for other films including “Norma Rae” and “E.T.” Her most recent movie was the 1997 Steven Seagal actioner “Fire Down Below.”

McNalley’s career also spanned various TV movies and series. In 1997, she received an Emmy for outstanding hairstyling for “Mrs. Santa Claus,” which starred Angela Lansbury. Her work on “Star Trek: Voyager” also earned her an 1998 Emmy nomination.

She is survived by a son.

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