John Sahag at work in September 2003.
CREDIT: J. GRAYLOCK/JPISTUDIOS
[BeansTalk interviewed Sahag many times and liked him very much -- a very gracious man.]
Star Hair Designer John Sahag Dies of Cancer
By Stephen M. Silverman
Celebrity hair designer John Sahag – who prepared such clients as Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lopez , Sarah Jessica Parker and Drew Barrymore for their major magazine shoots – died of cancer on Wednesday, a representative tells PEOPLE. He was 51.
He was also credited with giving actress Kirsten Dunst her famous five-inch cropped cut – a look he repeated on Maggie Gyllenhaal. Sahag also did Demi Moore's famous boy cut in 1990's Ghost.
"Cutting and shaping hair is a very personal and intimate experience for me," Sahag once said. He opened his own
Other famous heads he shaped included those on Gwyneth Paltrow, Courteney Cox Arquette, Gretchen Mol, Brooke Shields, Sandra Bullock, Winona Ryder and Bruce Springsteen.