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Alvin Colt (1915–2008)


Won Broadway's 1956 Tony Award as Best Costume Designer for "Pipe Dream," from a nomination shared with "The Lark" and "Phoenix '55." He was also Tony-nominated in the same category in 1957, for "Li'l Abner" and "The Sleeping Prince," and in 1960 for "Greenwillow." See more trivia »

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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Hide Hide Show Show Costume designer (19 credits)
 1987 Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood (TV Special documentary)
 1986 The 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
 1986 The 38th Annual Emmy Awards (TV Special)
 1985 The 37th Annual Emmy Awards (TV Special)
 1985 The 39th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie)
 1984 The 38th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie)
 1983 The 37th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie)
 1982 The 36th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
 1982 Night of 100 Stars (TV Special)
 1978 CBS: On the Air (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1976 The 30th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
 1976 The Adams Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
 1969 Stiletto
 1968 Kiss Me Kate (TV Movie)
 1961 The Enchanted Nutcracker (TV Movie)
 1959 Li'l Abner
 1954 Top Banana
Show Show Costume and Wardrobe Department (6 credits)
Show Show Production designer (1 credit)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: Pipe Dream. Musical. Lighting Design and Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Based on the novel "Sweet Thursday" by John Steinbeck, adapted by 'Oscar Hammerstein (II)'. Costume Design by Alvin Colt. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Assistant Scenic Design: John Harvey. Assistant Costume Design: Florence Klotz and Frank Spencer; Hair... See more »

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Awarded a Tony in 1956 for his costume designs for the play 'Pipe Dream.' See more »

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