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Cecil Beaton (I) (1904–1980)

Cecil Beaton was born on January 14, 1904 in London, England as Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton. He is known for his work on My Fair Lady (1964), Gigi (1958) and Anna Karenina (1948). He died on January 18, 1980 in Broadchalke, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1964 My Fair Lady (costumes)
 1958 Gigi (costumes design by)
 1948 Dandy Dick (TV Movie)
 1948 Anna Karenina (costumes designed by)
 1944 On Approval
 1941 The Remarkable Mr. Kipps (costumes designed by)
 1941 Suicide Squadron (gowns designed by)
 1941 Major Barbara (costumes)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He was the art director for Arthur Wing Pinero's play, "The Second Mrs. Tanqueray", at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Eileen Herlie, Marie Ney, Basil Dignam, Leslie Banks, Ronald Ward, Norman Wooland and Robert Urquhart in the cast. Murray Macdonald was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Cecil Beaton

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on mini-skirts] Never in the history of fashion has so little material been raised so high to reveal so much that needs to be covered so badly. See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 1972 Queen's Honours List for his services to drama. See more »

Trademark:

Wide-brimmed bolero hats See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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