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Jean Louis

Costume Designer
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Born Oct 5, 1907
Died Apr 20, 1997

Jean Louis was a French-born, Hollywood costume designer and an Academy Award winner for Costume Design. Louis worked as head designer for Columbia Pictures from 1944 to 1960.

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CHILDHOOD

1907 Birth Born in 1907.

THIRTIES

1944 37 Years Old Louis worked as head designer for Columbia Pictures from 1944 to 1960.

FIFTIES

1962 55 Years Old His most famous works include Rita Hayworth's black satin strapless dress from Gilda (1946), Marlene Dietrich's celebrated beaded souffle stagewear for her cabaret world tours, as well as the sheer, sparkling gown Marilyn Monroe wore when she sang "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" to John F. Kennedy in 1962.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1993 86 Years Old In 1993, four years after the death of his second wife, Louis married former client Loretta Young (married until his death in 1997). … Read More
1997 90 Years Old Died in 1997.
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