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Showing posts with label Ann Roth. Show all posts
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Monday, June 6, 2011

ANN ROTH, A 'Costume Designer', Legend.

Still going strong in a career spanning almost six decades, the costume designer Ann Roth, 79, has more than 190 film and theater credits, including “Midnight Cowboy,” “The Day of the Locust” and “The English Patient,” for which she won an Oscar. Ms. Roth is working on the film version of “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,” starring Tom Hanks, and is nominated for a Tony Award for best costume design of a musical for “The Book of Mormon.” The ceremony is June 12.

Source: NY Times article by BEE-SHYUAN CHANG

IMDb History of ANN ROTH Films

VIDEO of the Costuming Process as per 'Ann Roth'

Ann Roth entered the theatrical world as a scenic painter for the Pittsburgh Opera before being hired as assistant to a Broadway costumer. By the mid-'50s, Roth was one of the leading stage costume designers, and in 1964 she broadened her activities to films. Ann Roth's motion picture credits include productions “The World of Henry Orient,” “Up the Down Staircase,” “Midnight Cowboy,” and “Klute.” Her filmography also includes films like “Murder By Death,” “California Suite,” “Sweet Dreams,” and “Postcards From the Edge.” Her work was showcased through the 90s in films that include: “The Bonfire of the Vanities,” “School Ties,” “The Birdcage,” “The English Patient” and “The Talented Mr. Ripley.” Over the past decade she has continued to work with the industry’s finest and her costuming has appeared in films like: “Signs,” “The Hours,” “Cold Mountain,” “The Stepford Wives,” “The Village,” “Closer,” “The Good Shepard,” “Mamma Mia!,” “Doubt,” “The Reader” and “Julie & Julia.”
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