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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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Known For

My Fair Lady
My Fair Lady Costume Designer
(1964)
Gigi
Gigi Costume Designer
(1958)
Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina Costume Designer
(1948)
Major Barbara
Major Barbara Costume Designer
(1941)

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 1964 My Fair Lady (costumes)
 1958 Gigi (costumes design by)
 1957 The Truth About Women (costumes designed by)
 1948 Dandy Dick (TV Movie)
 1948 Anna Karenina (costumes designed by)
 1944 On Approval
 1941 Suicide Squadron (gowns designed by)
 1941 The Remarkable Mr. Kipps (costumes designed by)
 1941 Major Barbara (costumes)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Look After Lulu (1959). Comedy. Written by Noël Coward. Based on "Occupe-toi d'Amelie" by Georges Feydeau. Scenic Design by Cecil Beaton. Costume Design by Cecil Beaton. Lighting Design by Raymond Sovey. Hair Design by Ernest Adler. Directed by Cyril Ritchard. Henry Miller's Theatre: 3 Mar 1959- 4 Apr 1959 (39 performances). ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Cecil Beaton

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Marilyn Monroe] She had rocketed from obscurity to become our post-war sex symbol, the pin-up girl of an age. And whatever press agentry of manufactured illusion may have lit the fuse, it is her own weird genius that has sustained her flight. Transfigured by the garish marvel of Technicolor cinemascope, she walks like an undulating basilisk, scorching everything in her path. Like Giraudoux's ... See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded a Tony in 1955 for his costume designs for 'Quadrille.'. See more »

Trademark:

Wide-brimmed bolero hats See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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