Ava DuVernay, Viola Davis and Lee Daniels Remember Hairstylist Who Died of Coronavirus

Taraji P Henson, Kerry Washington, Octavia Spencer and Rosario Dawson have also paid tribute to Charles Gregory, who served as a stylist on Tyler Perry's Madea films, on social media.

AceShowbiz - Ava DuVernay, Viola Davis and Lee Daniels have paid tribute to hairstylist Charles Gregory after he lost his battle with COVID-19.

The Emmy nominee, who served as a stylist on Tyler Perry's "Madea" films, "Vice (2018)", "Remember the Titans" and Daniels' upcoming film "The United States vs. Billie Holiday", passed away on Wednesday, April 08.

"I was fortunate to finally work with @charlesgregorytherenowned," Lee wrote after the news broke. "He was a BRILLIANT hairstylist and did his MAGIC [email protected]sbillieholiday... Whenever l complained about anyone's hair he'd say 'lemme just slap some grease on it... it'll be ok'... and it was!!! the virus took him today. Please say a prayer for this wonderful man and his family."

"God bless you and keep you in His Kingdom forever," DuVernay, who teamed with Charles for the pilot of "DMZ", added. "You lit up every room you entered and every path you crossed. Thank you for your warmth and your wisdom and your wonderful spirit. Please watch over us and keep loving us. We will keep loving you and will never forget you. Your memory will be our blessing."

Perry, Taraji P. Henson, Kerry Washington, Octavia Spencer, and Rosario Dawson also paid tribute to Gregory on social media.

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