Edith Head

Edith Head
1897 - 1981

Edith Head  American Costume Designer


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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Edith Head83 ScorpioCostume Designer
Wiard Ihnen81 LeoDirector
Charles Head74


Columbo1971 Edith Head TV Show
The Pleasure of His Company1961 Dress Designer (uncredited) Movie
Lucy Gallant1955 Edith Head Movie
Hollywood Extra Girl1935 Edith Head (uncredited) Movie

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