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Norma Koch (1898–1979)

Norma Koch was born on March 27, 1898. She is known for her work on Marty (1955), The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) and Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964). She died on July 29, 1979 in Jamaica, New York, USA. See full bio »



(age 81) in Jamaica, New York, USA

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Marty Costume Designer
The Flight of the Phoenix
The Flight of the Phoenix Costume Designer
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte Costume Designer
Sayonara Costume Designer


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 1967 The Way West
 1965 The Flight of the Phoenix (costumes designed by)
 1963 4 for Texas (costumes designed by)
 1962 Taras Bulba
 1961 Cry for Happy
 1957 Sayonara (costumes designed by)
 1956 While the City Sleeps (as Norma)
 1956 Slightly Scarlet (uncredited)
 1955 The Kentuckian (as Norma)
 1955 You Are There (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955 Marty (as Norma)
 1954 Vera Cruz (as Norma, costumes designed by)
 1954 Apache (as Norma)
 1953 Vice Squad (as Norma)
 1952 Rose of Cimarron (as Norma, wardrobe designed by)
 1951 The Sword of Monte Cristo (as Norma, costumes)
 1948 Tarzan and the Mermaids (as Norma, costumes)
 1947 The Gangster
 1947 The Private Affairs of Bel Ami (as Norma, costumes designed by)
 1946 A Scandal in Paris (as Norma)
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American costume designer, usually billed simply as 'Norma'. In Hollywood from 1951, she was frequently associated with the films of Robert Aldrich. Two of her three Oscar nominations were for psychological thrillers, starring Bette Davis: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) (winner for best B&W costume design) and Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964).

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