American businessman and philanthropist who founded the cosmetic makeup products company Revlon in 1932, which he managed for 50 years. He worked well for the makeup products organization Elka before breaking from his personal. His obituary was found in the 1976 film Network as the template for the imaginary obituary for the type Edward Ruddy. He was wedded 3 x and experienced an affair with celebrity Eartha Kitt. His organization sponsored the display The $64,000 Query, that was hosted by Hal March.