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Patricia Gundlach is a professional cosmetologist since 1979. Her talent and skills started in the salon world in Chicago; Since then she has enhanced a wide scope of productions, Broadway musicals, feature films, television shows, commercials, a televised presidential primary, theatre, still photography and music videos.
She has received an Emmy Nomination and three Hollywood Hair & Make-Up Guild award nominations. You have seen her hair work in films such as: Ted 2, The Gambler, Year One, Collateral Damage, Purgatory, Bad Girls, Sidekicks, The Dentist, Before Woman Had Wings, Water for Elephants; and television shows such as: The Mindy Project, Mixology, Murder in the First, Six Feet Under, Felicity, Boomtown, Miss Match, Party of Five, Medical Investigations, My Name Is Earl.
A native of the Chicago area, Patricia has traveled throughout the United States and overseas as a cosmetologist. She brings fearless professionalism and an extensive broad base experience to every project. Patricia has worked with politicians and star actors, models and factory workers - people who are not used to the camera - as well as those who are. Her warmth, intelligence, witty sense of humor and experience help to keep people at ease and keep productions running smoothly and on-time.
In 2002, Patricia became a published author for various trade magazines. Taking her production experiences she wrote the Book “SO YOU WANT TO DO HAIR IN HOLLYWOOD!”
With her book in hand, she has taught across the country on how to get into the entertainment industry and tricks of the trade.
In 2009, using her wit and humor, Patricia added writing screenplays to her to-do list. As passionate as she is about writing, Patricia has completed five screenplays so far, two of which are currently being reviewed by major studios.
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“Having worked with Patricia Gundlach numerous times in my career as a makeup artist I feel truly comfortable giving her my highest recommendation. Her skills in all aspects of entertainment industry hair styling are first-rate, and her even keen nature makes her an awesome choice to service the hair department needs of any film or television project.” Adam Brandy, Makeup Artist
“Patricia is an excellent Hair Stylist with great experience working with all types of people. In the Film business it requires many more skills than just the job description. Actors, Producers & Directors all have very special personalities & Patricia has certainly proven her people skills as well as her Hair Styling skills throughout her years of employment in the entertainment business.” Steve LaPorte, "Bosch" at Amazon Prime
“Patricia has been a good colleague and friend of mine for 20+ years. When I first read her book, "So You Want To Do Hair In Hollywood!", I was so happy to see a well thought out idea that was put into print. She touches on so many pertinent matters that you come across in this business and truly helps the person who has purchased the book to have a better insight into our industry.” Gary Perticone, Hair Stylist for the Film Industry
“Patricia is a great hairstylist; Talented and professional with a wonderful personality!“ Kimberly Felix-Burke, Professional Makeup Artist
“Patricia is a very talented hairstylist with great work ethics. She knows how to run a department efficiently with grace and respect. I enjoy working with her and her laughter is infectious. I recommend her highly.”
Suzanne Diaz, Dept Head Make-Up Artist
“Patricia is an asset to any production. Her skills as a hair stylist from period to wig styling is first rate. I look forward to working with her again in the future.”
Francisco X. Perez, Makeup Artist
“I highly recommend Patricia and her writing as I know her work well. She is clever and very innovative. She holds great knowledge of all the technics necessary in todays' work in the [entertainment] field. One lovely lady!”
Daniel Parker, Make-Up, Hair, Prosthetics Designer
“I have read Patricia's book, "So You Want To Do Hair In Hollywood!", and found it very helpful, practical, inspiring, positive, and honest about working in the entertainment industry. It gives an amazing insider perspective about working in this industry with loads of great tips. I love that Patricia also incorporates personal advice on having a positive mindset, being loyal, how to act on set & be a good assistant!” Phoebe Dawson, Celebrity Makeup Artist www.phoebedawson.com
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5700 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA, 90036
Back Stage West
Phone: 1.800.552.3632 (U.S.)
+1 818.487.4561 (outside of U.S.)
Below the Line
6500 Hatillo Ave
Woodland Hills, CA, 91367
Contact: Chuck Ross, Managing Director
LA 411 Publishing Co.
11175 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 8
Los Angeles, CA, 90025
PO Box 335
New York, NY, 10156
Industry Flip Book
3306 Glendale Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90039
Hollywood Creative Directory
The Writers Store, Inc.
3510 West Magnolia Blvd
Burbank, CA, 91505
Phone: 800-272-8927 or 310-441-5151
The Reel Directory
Contact: Lynetta Freeman - Publisher
Chicago Production Bible
Entertainment Management Inc. / Helen Cohon
223 W Alameda Ave #101
Burbank, CA, 91502
Agencies in Los Angeles
Daniella Milton Agency
6715 Hollywood Blvd # 206
Los Angeles, CA, 90028
4842 Sylmar Ave.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423-1716
1548 16th St
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Cloutier Remix Agency
2632 La Cienega Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90034
5244 Laurel Canyon Blvd
Valley Village, CA, 91607
8020 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA, 90046
856 E Sahara Ave
Las Vegas, NV, 89104
12640 Riverside Dr
Valley Village, CA, 91607
Cal East Imports Inc. (Wigs)
232 S Beverly Dr # 211
Beverly Hills, CA, 90212
5241 Craner Ave
North Hollywood, CA, 91601
His and Her
5525 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90036
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"My Name Is Earl" - Article by Patricia Gundlach
Magazine: The Artisan
"On Set: Hair 101" - Article by Patricia Gundlach
Magazine: 1st Hold
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Ever wonder how to get work as a hair stylist in the entertainment industry? Well, now you no longer have to wonder. In Patricia Gundlach's book, readers will learn about her winning formula for successfully becoming a hairstylist in the entertainment industry.
Patricia walks readers through the interview process; getting an agent; how to work with actors; set etiquette; and maintaining harmonious, professional hair and makeup departments.
This book also includes a valuable glossary of industry terms, a reference guide to supply houses and resources, and sample work forms.
”Patricia’s so professional on every level. She is without question, the best!"
Band of Brothers, Minority Report, Boomtown- Actor, Neal McDonough
“Awesome person excellent artist! Excellent Book, a must have!”
Barbara Dally, Dept Head Hairstylist at NBC Universal, Inc.
“I have read Patricia's book "So You Want to Do Hair in Hollywood!" and found it very helpful, practical, inspiring, positive and honest about working in the industry. It gives an amazing insider perspective about working in the entertainment industry with lots of great tips. I love that Patricia also incorporates personal advice on having a positive mindset, being loyal, how to act on set & be a good assistant!”
Phoebe Dawson, Celebrity Makeup Artist www.phoebedawson.com