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.