A designer is only as good as the star who wears her clothes.
- This content has been removed
Age: 83 (age at death)
Born: 28th October, 1897, San Bernardino, California
Died: 24th October, 1981, Los Angeles, California
Height: 5' 1½" (156 cm)
Edith Head (October 28, 1897 – October 24, 1981) was an American costume designer who won a record eight Academy Awards for Best Costume Design, starting with The Heiress (1949) and ending with The Sting (1974). Wikipedia
Despite a one-to-five win-loss ratio, fights with her dates and even an entrance via spaceship, MacLaine says of her Oscar-night experiences, "I...