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Born: November 24, 1930 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Paris, FR Profession: Costume-Wardrobe ...
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Worked as a travel agent
1960:
At age 30, decided to pursue a career as a theatrical costume designer
1964:
First Broadway credit, "Generation"
1968:
First feature as costume designer, "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter"
1971:
Recreated stage designs for the film version of "Little Murders"
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Created the costumes for both the stage and film version of "The Trial of the Catonsville Nine"
1974:
First collaboration with Paul Mazursky, "Harry and Tonto"
1974:
Initial screen collaboration with Bob Fosse, "Lenny"
1976:
Sole TV credit, designed costumes for the "Hallmark Hall of Fame" production of "Beauty and the Beast"; earned an Emmy nomination
1978:
Designed the 1950s fashions for "Grease"
1979:
Won first Academy Award for Bob Fosse's "All That Jazz"
1982:
Dressed Meryl Streep in both "Still of the Night" and "Sophie's Choice"; earned second Academy Award nomination for the latter
1985:
Received third Academy Award nomination for "The Journey of Natty Gann"
1989:
Designed clothing for two Susan Seidelman films, "Cookie" and "She-Devil"; the latter co-starring Meryl Streep
1991:
Won second Academy Award for the Barry Levinson directed, "Bugsy"
1992:
Again collaborated with Barry Levinson for "Toys"; earned fifth Academy Award nomination
1996:
First collaboration with director Jon Avnet, "Up Close and Personal"
1997:
Created the costumes for two films starring Richard Gere, "Red Corner" (directed by Jon Avnet) and "The Jackal" (directed by Michael Caton-Jones)
1999:
Was the costume designer for "Galaxy Quest"
2002:
Designed costumes for the Sam Mendes directed, "Road to Perdition"
2005:
Again collaborated with Mendes for "Jarhead"
2007:
Designed costumes for Julie Taymor's "Across the Universe"; earned sixth Academy Award nomination
2008:
Again collaborated with Sam Mendes, to design the costumes for "Revolutionary Road"; earned seventh Academy Award nomination

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