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Hugh Hefner Immortalized by artist Bill Mack on the original metal of the Hollywood sign

March 6th, 2014 · 6 Comments

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 Bill Mack rescued the original Hollywood Sign from a warehouse in 2007 where it had languished for over twenty-five years. Mack utilized metal from the original Hollywood sign to restore the H of the first sign and painted the images of Hugh Hefner on the original sign.


  By Chris Harris

Beverly Hills,,CA(Hollywood Today)3/5/14/–She became one of Playboy Magazine’s all-time great seller’s when at the age of 55 actress Terry Moore bared it all. At 85 and still shapely and pretty in pink Terry Moore poised at her Santa Monica beach front home with the objects of her appreciation, art, and a good looking man.

Terry Moore, Cory Skyler, Bill Mack's Hollywood Sign painting

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Today as Terry toasted Champaign with a group of selected friends she unveiled the painting of Hugh Hefner. Moore said “Hugh Hefner has forever been immortalized by the world’s leading relief sculptor Bill Mack on the original metal of the Hollywood sign.”

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Terry Moore directed her friend, actor Cory Skyler  to deliver the painting to  Hugh Hefner. The Playboy Mansion staff opened the gates and guided Cory Skyler to Mr. Hefner’s office where Skyler left the Hugh Hefner painting by Sculptor Bill Mack.


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Bill Mack’s portrayal is a young dashing Hugh Hefner and Mr. Hefner today. Mack told Terry Moore that his rendering is in appreciation for Hugh Hefner’s rallying support for the famed Hollywood Sign over all the years. Bill Mack rescued the original Hollywood Sign from a warehouse in 2007 where it had languished for over twenty-five years. Mack utilized metal from the original Hollywood sign to restore the H of the first sign and painted the images of Hugh Hefner on the original sign.

 

 

6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Gary // Mar 6, 2014 at 11:25 pm

    WOW..Bill Mack is very talented. Love the painting and Im sure Mr. Hefner appreciated it. Lot of history with the H in the sign and with Hefner. The Iconic Terry Moore and the young actor Corey..Look great.

  • 2 Gary // Mar 6, 2014 at 11:26 pm

    Thats Mr. Hefner appreciated it..:)

  • 3 Aaron Tonken // Mar 7, 2014 at 9:05 am

    I have seen this amazingly beautiful piece of art close up and it is breathtaking.

  • 4 Hugh Frazier // Mar 7, 2014 at 10:43 am

    Since Hugh Hefner helped save the Hollywood Sign it is right that his image be on a part of it.

  • 5 Marc // Mar 7, 2014 at 10:49 am

    Very cool concept! A beautiful painting of a legendary Hollywood Star on a piece of the legendary Hollywood Sign. So much history captured in a piece of art!

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