Veteran worked on 'American Graffiti,' 'Truman'

Bette Iverson, the key hair stylist on films including “American Graffiti” and “The Truman Show,” died Dec. 12 of throat cancer in Los Angeles. She was 79.

Iverson was Emmy nommed twice, for miniseries “Sinatra” and TV movie “Haywire.”

She also served as hair stylist for the most of the episodes of the “Get Smart” series. Among her other credits were “The Untouchables,” “Dead Poets Society” and “thirtysomething,”

A member of Local 706 Makeup Artist and Hairstylist Union from 1963 to 1995, she also owned a hair salon in North Hollywood and a nightclub in Studio City during the 1960s.

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