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Milena Canonero Poster

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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 1 January 1946Turin, Piedmont, Italy

Mini Bio (1)

Milena Canonero grew up in Genoa. She studied design and costume in Genoa before moving to England to finish her studies. Milena's film career started with Stanley Kubrick, designing the costumes for three of his films: Clockwork Orange (1971), Barry Lyndon (1975), winning her first of her four academy awards, and The Shining (1980). Milena has worked with Alan Parker, Midnight Express (1978), Hugh Hudson, Chariots of Fire (1981) her second Oscar. Francis F. Coppola, Cotton Club (1984), Godfather III (1990), Sydney Pollock, Out of Africa (1985), Louis Malle, Damage (1992), Warren Beatty, Dick Tracy (1990) and Bulworth (1998) Julie Taymor, Titus (1999) Roman Polanski, Carnage (2011), and the legendary director, Manoel De Oliveira, Belle Toujours (2006), Sofia Coppola, Marie Antoinette (2006) brought her third Oscar. She has also production designed Barbet Schroeder's Single White Female (1992) and Leonardo Guerra Seragnoli's Last Summer 2014 and designed costumes for opera productions at La Scala, The Vienna opera House, The Metropolitan Opera and the Garnier Opera de Paris. She was also a producer on Romeo and Juliet (2013). Canonero has collaborated with Wes Anderson on The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), The Darjeeling Limited (2007), and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) winning her fourth Oscar.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Milena Canonero

Spouse (1)

Marshall Bell (1980 - present)

Trivia (2)

She is the godmother of Daisy Alexandra Sylbert-Torres (b. 1984) daughter of Production Designer Richard Sylbert and his wife Sharmagne Leland-St. John, actress, screenwriter, poet.
Has won four Oscars in four different decades.

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