Edith Head  American Costume Designer

Current Status

Edith Head passed away on 24th Oct 1981 aged 83.


Edith Head was previously married to Wiard Ihnen (1938 - 1979) and Charles Head (1922 - 1938).


Edith Head is a 83 year old American Costume Designer born on 28th October, 1897 in San Bernardino, California. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio

Edith Head is a member of the following lists: Artists from Los Angeles, California, Otis College of Art and Design alumni and People from Hollywood, Los Angeles.


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Edith Head83 ScorpioCostume Designer
Wiard Ihnen81 LeoDirector
Charles Head74


Columbo1971Edith HeadTV Show
The Pleasure of His Company1961Dress Designer (uncredited)Movie
Lucy Gallant1955Edith HeadMovie
Hollywood Extra Girl1935Edith Head (uncredited)Movie


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    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 (1973)....

    Confirmed Relationships2
    Longest Relationship41 yrs, 5 mths
    Shortest Relationship16 yrs
    Average Relationship Length28 yrs, 8 mths
    First Name Edith
    Middle Name Claire
    Last Name Head
    Maiden Name Posener
    Full Name at Birth Edith Claire Posener
    Alternative Name Edith Head, Edith Ihnen
    Age 83 (age at death) years
    Birthday 28th October, 1897
    Birthplace San Bernardino, California
    Died 24th October, 1981
    Place of Death Los Angeles, California
    Cause of Death Bone Marrow Disease
    Height 5' 1½" (156 cm)
    Zodiac Sign Scorpio
    Nationality American
    Occupation Costume Designer
    Year(s) Active 1927–1981
    Father Max Posener, Frank Spare (step father)
    Mother Anna E. Levy
    Friend Richard Cromwell, Audrey Hepburn, Hal Wallis
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