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Vidal Sassoon Dead at 84

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(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

The world lost a hairstyling icon this week. Famous fashion icon Vidal Sassoon reportedly died Wednesday at age 84.

Sassoon died from an unspecified illness at his home on Mulholland Drive in California with family by his side, TMZ reported.

According to reports, police officers were summoned to the home Wednesday morning when they found Sassoon dead and later determined he died of natural causes.

There will reportedly be no further police investigation.

The stylist was reported to be fighting leukemia last year, though it’s currently unknown if it had anything to do with his death.

Sassoon is survived by his fourth wife Rhonda Sassoon, and his three children from a previous marriage, Eden, Elan and David. He also had a daughter Catya, who died in 2002 of drug overdose.

Sassoon’s hair history started back when he was 14 and went to work as a hair washer in a salon. He soon graduated to owning his own London salon and New York counterpart.

Over the years, Sassoon soon hit stardom, styling Mia Farrow for her Rosemary’s Baby role and being credited as the creator of the “bob” haircut. He was also the subject of a 2010 documentary.

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