costume designersby meadowgirlie | created - 10 May 2020 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
Costume_designer | Shanghai Express
Travis Banton was the star costume designer at Paramount during the studio's heyday of glamour and sophistication in the 1930's. During his tenure (1924-38), he created imaginative, often daring designs for stars like Kay Francis, Carole Lombard, Mae West and, most famously, Marlene Dietrich. His ...
5. Edith Head
Costume_department | Sabrina
Edith Head was born on October 28, 1897 in San Bernardino, California, USA as Edith Claire Posener. She is known for her work on Sabrina (1954), All About Eve (1950) and Roman Holiday (1953). She was married to Wiard Ihnen and Charles Head. She died on October 24, 1981 in Los Angeles, California.
Costume_department | Diamonds Are Forever
Los Angeles native Donfeld (born Donald Lee Feld) attended Chouinard Art Institute before being hired as art director in 1953 by Capitol Records. After several years at Capitol he went out on his own, and soon found steady employment in the film industry as a costume designer. He has been nominated...
Costume_designer | His Girl Friday
Bespectacled, academic-looking costume designer, who did his best work during the heyday of Columbia screwball comedy (1932-40). Particularly memorable and evocative examples of his creative flair are Claudette Colbert's outfits for It Happened One Night (1934), Irene Dunne's in The Awful Truth (...
10. Mary Zophres
Costume_designer | La La Land
Mary Zophres was born on March 23, 1964 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA. She is known for her work on La La Land (2016), Hail, Caesar! (2016) and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008). She has been married to Murray Valeriano since March 9, 2006.
12. Joel Schumacher
Director | The Phantom of the Opera
Joel Schumacher was born on August 29, 1939 in New York City, New York, USA as Joel T. Schumacher. He was a director and writer, known for The Phantom of the Opera (2004), Batman & Robin (1997) and 8MM (1999). He died on June 22, 2020 in New York City.
13. Paul Tazewell
Costume_designer | Hamilton
Paul Gregory Tazewell was born and raised in Akron, OH. After graduating high school, he initially attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY to study fashion design. He soon realized that his fascination with clothing extended beyond the modern streets and runways and he refocused his studies ...
15. Anna Biller
Director | Viva
Anna Biller is a writer and director who creates unique, female-focused, highly visual films. She has a BA from UCLA in art and an MFA from CalArts in art and film. Her first feature Viva played in film festivals all over the world and gained minor cult status, and her second feature The Love Witch...
16. Helen Rose
Costume_department | Forbidden Planet
Helen Rose was born on February 2, 1904 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Helen Bromberg. She is known for her work on Forbidden Planet (1956), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958). She was married to Harry V. Rose. She died on November 9, 1985 in Palm Springs, California, ...
Costume_department | Gaslight
Irene Maud Lentz was born on December 8, 1901 in Baker. Montana. When she was a teenager she moved to Hollywood to become an actress. She found work as a Mack Sennett bathing beauty and appeared in the comedies Picking Peaches (1924) and A Tailor-Made Man (1922). Irene married director F. Richard ...
28. Gloria Gresham
Costume_designer | Last Action Hero
Gloria Gresham was born in Indianapolis, IN to Gloria and Stokes Gresham. She has 3 sisters, Marsha, Georgia and Linda. She attended North Central High School where her picture hangs on the wall of fame. From there she went on to Indiana University to study theatre. Afterwards, found herself in New...
Costume_designer | Bonnie and Clyde
Theadora Van Runkle was born on March 27, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Dorothy Schweppe. She is known for her work on Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Peggy Sue Got Married (1986) and The Godfather: Part II (1974). She was married to Bruce McBroom and Robert Van Runkle. She died on November 4, ...
35. Audrey Fisher
Costume_designer | Destroyer
Born in Germany to Californians living abroad, Audrey grew up in Los Angeles. After graduating from Occidental College, she moved to New York to pursue her love of theater, and received her M.A. in Performance Studies at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with an emphasis on Costume. During graduate ...
37. John Bloomfield
Costume_designer | Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
John Bloomfield was born in 1942 in Cwmgwrach, South Wales, UK. He is a costume designer and actor, known for Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Waterworld (1995) and The Mummy (1999). He has been married to Ann Beverley since 1964. They have one child.
42. Ruth Myers
Costume_designer | L.A. Confidential
Two-time Academy Award Nominee Ruth Myers was brought up in Manchester, England. She trained at St. Martin's School of Art in London, then went to work at the Royal Court Theatre on a student grant, followed by a year working in repertory. Ms. Myers next returned to the Royal Court, contributing to...
47. Albert Wolsky
Costume_designer | The Manchurian Candidate
Albert Wolsky was born in Paris, France in 1930. He graduated from City College of New York and began to work in the travel industry. After several years of doing this, he decided at age 30, he wanted to pursue a career as a costume designer. His first entree was working as a "gofor" to legendary ...
48. Marjorie Best
Costume_designer | Giant
Illinois-born Marjorie Best moved to Los Angeles after graduating high school to attend the Chouinard Art Institute. She went to work as a designer for the renowned Western Costume Co. in 1926, then several years later moved to United Costumers. When Warner Bros. bought that company in 1936, she ...
Costume_designer | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Judianna was born on August 24, 1955. As a child she joined the Metropolitan Opera ballet and children's chorus but was always more interested in what went on backstage to produce a show. After graduating from the Art Institute of Chicago and Yale Drama School she worked as an assistant to Jane ...
57. Jo Katsaras
Costume_designer | The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
Costume Designer, Jo Katsaras, first gathered worldwide recognition when she garnered an Emmy® nomination for her striking costumes in Oscar® winner, Anthony Minghella ("The English Patient") on the HBO/BBC pilot of "The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency".
Jo was born in Cyprus in 1966 and has been ...
58. Maya Lieberman
Costume_designer | Armored
Maya Lieberman began her career styling music videos and commercials. She segued into feature films with the cult classic Grandma's Boy which launched a constant slate of features and television. She maintains a personal styling business and has recently turned her talents to interior styling and ...
Costume_designer | Addams Family Values
Theoni V. Aldredge was born on August 22, 1922 in Thessaloniki, Greece as Theoni Athanasiou. She is known for her work on Addams Family Values (1993), The Great Gatsby (1974) and Ghostbusters (1984). She was married to Tom Aldredge. She died on January 21, 2011 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA.
61. Howard Greer
Costume_designer | Bringing Up Baby
A graduate from the University of Nebraska in 1916, Greer, like fellow costume designer Robert Kalloch, served his early career at the fashion house of Lady Duff Gordon (Lucile), before moving on to Paris. There, he worked for the British designer Edward Henry Molyneux (1891-1974) at 14 Rue Royale, ...
62. Dolly Tree
Costume_department | A Night at the Opera
Dolly Tree (1899-1962) had an international reputation as a designer for stage and screen costumes during the 1920's and 1930's in London, Paris, New York and Hollywood. She was England's leading stage designer during the 1920's and her ingenious costumes proliferated in major revues, musicals, ...
65. Isis Mussenden
Costume_designer | The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Isis Mussenden was born on May 22, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is known for her work on The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), American Psycho (2000) and Shrek (2001).
69. Angelina Kekich
Costume_designer | The Stand
Costume Designer Angelina Kekich has contributed her skills to a variety of television series and feature films over the last two decades. Her most recent work can be seen in the CBS All Access limited series The Stand based on the novel by Stephen King. She also costumed the pilot of SYFY's ...