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Eiko Ishioka (1938–2012)

Eiko Ishioka was born on July 12, 1938 in Tokyo, Japan. She was a costume designer and production designer, known for Dracula (1992), Immortals (2011) and The Cell (2000). She was married to Nico Soultanakis. She died on January 21, 2012 in Tokyo. See full bio »


(age 73) in Tokyo, Japan

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 2012/I Mirror Mirror
 2011 Immortals
 2006 The Fall
 2003 Cirque du Soleil: Varekai (TV Special documentary)
 2000 The Cell
 1999 Das Rheingold (TV Movie)
 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics '98 (Video Game)
 1992 Dracula
 1991 Closet Land
 1985 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (uncredited)
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Directed music video of 'Cocoon' by Bjork. See more »

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[on being requested to provide a less restrictive costume] Jennifer Lopez asked me if I could make it more comfortable, but I said, "No, you're supposed to be tortured".


In 1988, she was nominated for two Tony Awards for the Broadway version of "M. Butterfly" as Best Scenic Designer and Best Costume Designer. See more »

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