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Jenny Beavan


Jenny Beavan was born in 1950 in London, England. She is known for her work on Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), The King's Speech (2010) and Sherlock Holmes (2009). She was previously married to Ian Albery. See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 19 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Mad Max: Fury Road
Mad Max: Fury Road Costume Designer
(2015)
The King's Speech
The King's Speech Costume Designer
(2010)
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes Costume Designer
(2009)
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
(2011)

Filmography

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 2015 Child 44
 2015 Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (TV Movie)
 2012/I Gambit
 2008/I Defiance
 2006 Amazing Grace
 2005 Casanova
 2004 Alexander
 2003 Timeline
 2003 Byron (TV Movie)
 2002 Possession
 2002 The Gathering Storm (TV Movie)
 2001 Gosford Park
 1997 Metroland
 1996 Emma (TV Movie)
 1996 Jane Eyre
 1994 Black Beauty
 1993 Swing Kids
 1992 The Blackheath Poisonings (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1992)
- Episode #1.2 (1992)
- Episode #1.1 (1992)
 1992 Howards End
 1992 The Bridge
 1991 Impromptu
 1991/I White Fang
 1989 Back Home (TV Movie)
 1988 The Deceivers
 1987 Maurice
 1986 Masterpiece Theatre: Lord Mountbatten - The Last Viceroy (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1986)
 1983 The Mikado (TV Movie)
 1982 Cox and Box (TV Movie)
 1982 H.M.S. Pinafore (TV Movie)
 1982 Iolanthe (TV Movie)
 1982 Patience (TV Movie)
 1982 Ruddigore (TV Movie)
 1982 The Gondoliers (TV Movie)
 1982 The Pirates of Penzance (TV Movie)
 1982 The Yeomen of the Guard (TV Movie)
 1982 Treasure Island (TV Movie)
 1982 Trial by Jury (TV Short)
 1981 A Fine Romance (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Keep Them Apart (1981)
- Unlucky in Love (1981)
- The Restaurant (1981)
 1980 Holding the Fort (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Over a Barrel (1980)
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Other Works:

: Designed costumes for "The Talking Cure" play by Christopher Hampton (Royal National Theater, London/Cottesloe, England, UK). See more »
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Personal Quote:

I think the general misconception [about costume designing] is that you do this lovely airy fairy job, wafting around with bits of glittery fabric, having champagne with all the stars. The actual reality is that it's much less glamorous. You're storytelling but you're doing it by going out and finding clothes or making them or scribbling about. Always trying to do it on too low a budget but still... See more »

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Was nominated for Broadway's 2002 Tony Award as Best Costume Designer for "Private Lives." See more »

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