RIP Jackie Zajdel, Hairstylist who appeared in Pink Flamingos

Jacqueline M. “Jackie” Zajdel, Hairstylist
Cosmetologist had styled hair since 1980 at Kozmic Scizzors in Canton and appeared in ‘Pink Flamingos’ as ‘Meyrl’

By Frederick N. Rasmussen (The Baltimore Sun, 9/7/2012)

Jacqueline M. “Jackie” Zajdel, a popular Canton cosmetologist who was a maestra of the shag, beehive, French twist and teased hair for decades, died Aug. 24 of cancer at Mercy Medical Center. The longtime Highlandtown resident was 67.

…”I was shocked to hear of her death. She was at my Christmas party last year and looked just great,” said Mr. Waters.

“I had known Jackie in the downtown bohemia of the very early 1970s, when she had gotten to know Divine at Marinello’s, which is the Harvard of Beehives,” said Mr. Waters.

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One Response to RIP Jackie Zajdel, Hairstylist who appeared in Pink Flamingos

  1. “And shit, normally we sleep real good.”

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