Syd Curry is a hairdresser's hairdresser. His family is from Pearl, Mississippi; however, Syd grew up in Los Angeles working in both the salon environment and as a freelance hairstylist.
His career has spanned three decades with clients including iconic women such as Faye Dunaway, Debbie Harry, Madonna, Meg Ryan, Mariah Carey, Ashley Judd, Charlize Theron, and Catherine Zeta Jones, to name a few. Syd has worked for every major magazine domestically and abroad including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Elle, Glamour, Harper's Bazaar and Cosmopolitan, with such legendary photographers including David Bailey, Sheila Metzner, Sante D'Orazio, Marco Glaviano and Jean Baptiste Mondino.
Syd's work has been seen on every major red carpet event including The Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Emmy's, American Music Awards and the Grammy's. Syd created one of the most memorable hair images from the Academy Awards using white gardenias for Ashley Judd and also groomed Daniel Day-Lewis for his Oscar win in 2008.
Syd created the memorable Black Bob for the model featured in George Michael's video 'Father Figure'. He has been the hairstylist (of choice) to Mariah Carey and styled her hair for her Wedding of the Decade. His work can be seen in Mariah's videos Dreamlover, Always Be My Baby, Hero and many more. Syd was also the hairstylist of choice by supermodel Cindy Crawford during her reign as host of House of Style for MTV. Syd worked with Cindy establishing The Cindy Look for some of her most iconic and memorable photographs ever taken. His work with MTV and House of Style, caught the eye of the White House and Syd was requested to work with (then) President Bill Clinton on the legendary Choose or Lose campaign.
Syd Curry spends his time between Los Angeles and Aberdeen, Mississippi where he continues to work as a freelance hair stylist.