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Orry-Kelly

Costumier + Laborer + Valet
Male
Born Dec 31, 1897
Hometown Australia
Died Feb 27, 1964
Death Place Los Angeles, Cali...
Other Names Kelly, Orry George

Orry-Kelly was the professional name of Orry George Kelly, a prolific Hollywood costume designer. He was born in Kiama, New South Wales in Australia, and was known as Jack Kelly. His father William Kelly, was born on the Isle of Man and was a gentleman tailor in Kiama. Orry was a name of an ancient King of Man. He studied art in Sydney, and worked as a tailor's apprentice and window dresser. He journeyed to New York to pursue an acting career.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1897 Birth Born on December 31, 1897.

THIRTIES

1932 34 Years Old He went to Hollywood in 1932, working for all the major studios (Warner Brothers, Universal, RKO, 20th Century Fox, and MGM), and designed for all the great actresses of the day, including Bette Davis, Kay Francis, Olivia de Havilland, Katharine Hepburn, Dolores del Río, Ava Gardner, Ann Sheridan, Barbara Stanwyck, and Merle Oberon. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1964 66 Years Old Died on February 27, 1964.
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