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Jenny Beavan

Jenny Beavan

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Birth Place: England, GB Profession: Costume-Wardrobe ...
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1973:
Got start designing a hit production of the opera "Carmen" starring Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa
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Worked as a costume designer for the Welsh National Opera, the Ballet Rambert, the Nederlans Dans Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company
1979:
Began association with Ismail Merchant and James Ivory working on Peggy Ashcroft's costumes for the British TV movie "The Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures"; also appeared in the film as a governess
1979:
Assisted costumer Judy Moorcroft on "The Europeans", her first feature credit for Merchant Ivory
1980:
Designed costumes for the Merchant Ivory production "Jane Austen in Manhattan"
1984:
First of nine films (to date) co-designing with James Bright, Merchant Ivory's "The Bostonians"; received first Oscar nomination
1986:
With Bright, designed the Oscar-winning costumes for Merchant Ivory's "A Room With a View"
1987:
Reteamed with Bright to design the costumes for "Maurice", her sixth Merchant Ivory film; garnered third Academy Award nomination
1988:
Marked her first non-Merchant-Ivory features with work alongside James Bright as costume designer for Piers Haggard's "A Summer Story" and Nicholas Meyer's "The Deceivers"
1990:
Along with James Bright, costumed the cast of Bob Rafelson's "Mountains of the Moon"
1990:
Created clothing for The Disney Channel movie "Back Home"
1991:
Collaborated with James Bright on the costume design for the snowbound adventure feature "White Fang"
1991:
Returned to solo costume designing with work on James Lapine's 19th Century comedy-drama "Impromptu"
1992:
Designed the costumes for Syd Macartney's Victorian era drama "The Bridge"
1992:
Reteamed with Bright and Merchant Ivory for "Howards End"; received fourth Academy Award nomination
1993:
Designed the costumes for the prewar Germany-set "Swing Kids"
1993:
Worked again with John Bright in Merchant-Ivory's "The Remains of the Day"; picked up fifth Oscar nod
1994:
Designed the costumes for Caroline Thompson's "Black Beauty"
1995:
With Bright, designed the costumes for "Jefferson in Paris", another Merchant Ivory effort and Ang Lee's "Sense and Sensibility", the latter earning the pair another Oscar nomination (her sixth)
1996:
Worked with director Franco Zeffirelli as costume designer of "Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre"
1997:
Designed the costumes for the 1924 French sequence of Adrian Lyne's "Lolita"
1997:
Picked up an Emmy for her period designs for TV miniseries "Jane Austen's Emma"
1997:
Costumed the cast of Philip Saville's "Metroland"; released theatrically in USA in 1999
1998:
Designed the ornate costumes for "Ever After", Andy Tennant's revisionist take on "Cinderella"
1998:
Reteamed with Zeffirelli as costumer for the directors 1930s Italy set drama "Tea With Mussolini
1999:
Earned seventh Academy Award nomination for her lavish costumes for Tennant's "Anna and the King"
2001:
Nominated for eighth Academy Award as costumer of Robert Altman's "Gosford Park"
2001:
Earned praise for costuming the Lindsay Duncan-Alan Rickman London stage revival of "Private Lives"; production transferred to Broadway in 2002
2002:
Created the costumes for "Possession", Neil LaBute's adaptation of the A.S. Byatt novel

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