Norman T. Leavitt

Primetime Emmy Award winner Norman T. Leavitt is currently finishing his 12th season as makeup department head on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy. He has been nominated multiple times for his prosthetic and non-prosthetic work.

Leavitt’s interest in the television industry was piqued by his father, who worked as an actor in Hollywood for 30 years. Leavitt began his successful career working on various shows at Universal Studios. He went on to productions at Warner Bros. and Fox Studios. Leavitt has been department head on many shows, including CBS’s Chicago Hope and ABC’s Moonlighting.

Primetime Emmy Award winner Norman T. Leavitt is currently finishing his 12th season as makeup department head on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy. He has been nominated multiple times for his prosthetic and non-prosthetic work.

Leavitt’s interest in the television industry was piqued by his father, who worked as an actor in Hollywood for 30 years. Leavitt began his successful career working on various shows at Universal Studios. He went on to productions at Warner Bros. and Fox Studios. Leavitt has been department head on many shows, including CBS’s Chicago Hope and ABC’s Moonlighting.

A member of the Makeup Artists Local 706, Leavitt has also served on the organization’s Executive Board. For the Television Academy, he has been a member of the Makeup Artists/Hairstylists Peer Group Executive Committee and is now honored to serve as governor.

 

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Awards & Nominations

11 Nominations | 2 Emmys
Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special - 2011
  • Nominee
  • Norman T. Leavitt, Department Head Makeup Artist
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • "Superfreak"
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios
Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) - 2010
  • Winner
  • Norman T. Leavitt, Department Head Makeup Artist
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • "Suicide Is Painless"
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios
Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special - 2010
  • Winner
  • Norman T. Leavitt, Department Head Makeup Artist
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • "How Insensitive"
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios
Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) - 2009
  • Nominee
  • Norman T. Leavitt, Department Head Makeup Artist
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • "Dream A Little Dream Of Me, Part 1 and Part 2"
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios
Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special - 2009
  • Nominee
  • Norman T. Leavitt, Department Head Makeup Artist
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • "Stand By Me"
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios
Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special - 2008
  • Nominee
  • Norman T. Leavitt, Department Head Makeup Artist
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • "Forever Young"
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios
Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) - 2008
  • Nominee
  • Norman T. Leavitt, Department Head Makeup Artist
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • "Crash Into Me - Parts 1 & 2"
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios
Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special - 2007
  • Nominee
  • Norman T. Leavitt, Department Head Prosthetic Makeup Artist
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • "My Favorite Mistake"
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios
Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special - 2006
  • Nominee
  • Norman T. Leavitt, Makeup Department Head/Makeup Artist
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios
Outstanding Makeup For A Series (non-prosthetic) - 2006
  • Nominee
  • Norman T. Leavitt, Makeup Department Head/Makeup Artist
  • Grey's Anatomy
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios
2019 Makeup Artists/Hairstylists Nominee Reception
2017 Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception
2017 Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception
2017 Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception
2017 Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception
2017 Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception
2017 Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception
2017 Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception
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2019 Makeup Artists/Hairstylists Nominee Reception
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Norman Leavitt and Television Academy Governor Terri D. Carter at the 2019 Makeup Artists/Hairstylists Nominee Reception on Monday, September 9, 2019 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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2017 Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governors Monte C. Haught and Norman Leavitt, Luis Garcia, Carleigh Herbert, Silvina Knight and Kim Ayers the Television Academy’s Makeup Artists & Hairstylists Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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2017 Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governor Norman Leavitt, Angela Levin and Nicole Artmont attend the Television Academy’s Makeup Artists & Hairstylists Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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2017 Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governor Norman Leavitt, Donna Bard, Sarah Woolf, Julie Socash, Patti Ramsey Bortoli and Zena Shteysel attend the Television Academy’s Makeup Artists & Hairstylists Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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2017 Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governor Norman Leavitt, Donna Bard, Sarah Woolf, Julie Socash, Patti Ramsey Bortoli and Zena Shteysel attend the Television Academy’s Makeup Artists & Hairstylists Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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2017 Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governor Norman Leavitt and Ed French attend the Television Academy’s Makeup Artists & Hairstylists Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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2017 Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governor Norman Leavitt and Jason Hamer attend the Television Academy’s Makeup Artists & Hairstylists Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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2017 Makeup/Hairstylists Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governor Norman Leavitt, Jen Fregozo and Natasha Marcelina attend the Television Academy’s Makeup Artists & Hairstylists Emmy Nominee Reception in the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy’s NoHo Arts District Campus on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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