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How an Ellicott City hair stylist created the looks for HBO's 'The Deuce'

How an Ellicott City hair stylist created the looks for HBO's 'The Deuce'

Two years ago, Ellicott City resident Janice Kinigopoulos was given two weeks to complete a tall order.

The hair stylist and makeup artist, whose styles have appeared in movies like “Runaway Bride” and “Head of State,” was asked to step in last-minute to whip up eye-catching hairstyles for the star-studded new HBO series, “The Deuce.”

The cast for the David Simon drama includes James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal and the rapper Method Man portraying fictional characters in the dark, many-times unpleasant world of prostitution and porn in 1970s New York City.

With a tight deadline looming, Kinigopoulos, who has worked on Simon’s projects dating back to “Homicide,” immersed...

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