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|Also Known As:||Died:||April 20, 1997|
|Born:||October 5, 1907||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Paris, FR||Profession:||Costume-Wardrobe ...|
"He loved each one of us. He saw us as perfect the way God made us." --Carol Channing, clothed by Jean Louis for "Thoroughly Modern Millie"
"Jean felt it was important to see the woman, not the dress." --Loretta Young
Louis donated his 1956 Oscar to a French museum.
For many years the secret of how Rita Hayworth's "Gilda" gown remained in place even when she lifted her arms was a mystery. Louis revealed the secret to People magazine in 1987: plastic molding inside the top.
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