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Donald Brooks (I) (1928–2005)

Donald Brooks, born in New Haven, Conn. in 1929, attended Parson's School Of Design. After graduating he made a name for himself by replacing the late legendary Clare McCardle at Townley Manufacturing and their business with him at the helm grew sevenfold. He became one of the first of the new "name" designers when he opened his own business in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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The Cardinal
The Cardinal Costume Designer
Star! Costume Designer
The Detective
The Detective Costume Designer
The Terminal Man
The Terminal Man Costume Designer


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 1985 Murder Among Friends (TV Movie)
 1982 The Country Girl (TV Movie)
 1982 The Letter (TV Movie)
 1981 Scruples (TV Movie)
 1979 The Bell Jar
 1968 Star!
 1968 The Detective
 1968/I Laura (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1965 The Third Day
 1963 The Cardinal
 1962 A Tour of the White House (TV Movie documentary)
 1959 Startime (TV Series) (1 episode)
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 1987 The Two Mrs. Grenvilles (TV Mini-Series) (wardrobe - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... (wardrobe: Claudette Colbert)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... (wardrobe: Claudette Colbert)
 1975 The Drowning Pool (wardrobe designer: Miss Woodward)
 1970 Darling Lili (costume designer: Miss Andrews)
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 1966 The Match Game (TV Series)
- Episode #5.49 (1966) ... Himself

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Was nominated for Broadway's 1962 Tony Award as Best Costume Designer for "No Strings." See more »

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