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Richard Pointing (1944–2011)

Richard Pointing was born on December 28, 1944 in Upper Agbrigg, Yorkshire, England as Richard Frederick Pointing. He is known for his work on The Princess Bride (1987), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) and The Man in the Iron Mask (1998). He died in 2011 in Stalham, Norfolk, England. See full bio »

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Known For

The Princess Bride
The Princess Bride Costume and Wardrobe Department
(1987)
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
The Rocky Horror Picture Show Costume and Wardrobe Department
(1975)
The Man in the Iron Mask
The Man in the Iron Mask Costume and Wardrobe Department
(1998)
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Costume and Wardrobe Department
(1994)

Filmography

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 2004-2006 The Alan Clark Diaries (TV Series) (costume supervisor - 6 episodes)
- The Lady (2006) ... (costume supervisor)
- The March of the Gray Men (2006) ... (costume supervisor)
- Leaving Home (2004) ... (costume supervisor)
- Into the Wilderness (2004) ... (costume supervisor)
- Foreign Parts (2004) ... (costume supervisor)
 2005 Oliver Twist (wardrobe supervisor)
 2002 Shackleton (TV Series) (costume supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... (costume supervisor)
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... (costume supervisor)
 2001 Enigma (wardrobe supervisor)
 2000 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Passion for Life (TV Movie) (costume supervisor)
 2000 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Love's Sweet Song (Video) (costume supervisor)
 2000 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: My First Adventure (TV Movie) (costume supervisor)
 2000 Longitude (TV Movie) (costume supervisor)
 1998/I The Man in the Iron Mask (key costumer)
 1997 FairyTale: A True Story (wardrobe supervisor)
 1996 Mary Reilly (wardrobe supervisor)
 1996 Gulliver's Travels (TV Mini-Series) (wardrobe supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... (wardrobe supervisor)
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... (wardrobe supervisor)
 1994 Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (costume supervisor)
 1993 Little Buddha (wardrobe supervisor)
 1993 Heart of Darkness (TV Movie) (wardrobe supervisor)
 1992-1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series) (costume supervisor - 10 episodes)
- Peking, March 1910 (1993) ... (costume supervisor)
- Paris, September 1908 (1993) ... (costume supervisor)
- Petrograd, July 1917 (1993) ... (costume supervisor)
- Barcelona, May 1917 (1992) ... (costume supervisor)
- Congo, January 1917 (1992) ... (costume supervisor)
 1991 The Crucifer of Blood (TV Movie) (wardrobe supervisor)
 1991 December Bride (wardrobe supervisor)
 1990 Hamlet (wardrobe supervisor)
 1990 The Sheltering Sky (costume supervisor)
 1990 The Witches (wardrobe supervisor)
 1989 Henry V (costume supervisor)
 1987 Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (TV Movie) (wardrobe supervisor: Europe/Africa)
 1987 The Princess Bride (wardrobe supervisor)
 1985 Revolution (wardrobe supervisor)
 1985 The Bride (wardrobe supervisor)
 1985 The Shooting Party (wardrobe supervisor)
 1984 The Bounty (wardrobe master)
 1981-1983 Wagner (TV Series) (wardrobe - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (1983) ... (wardrobe)
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... (wardrobe)
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... (wardrobe)
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... (wardrobe)
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... (wardrobe)
 1981 Reds (wardrobe supervisor)
 1979 Cuba (wardrobe supervisor)
 1979 The Great Train Robbery (wardrobe master)
 1978 The Boys from Brazil (wardrobe master)
 1977 Valentino (wardrobe master)
 1976 The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (wardrobe)
 1976 Bugsy Malone (wardrobe)
 1975 Lisztomania (wardrobe master)
 1975 The Rocky Horror Picture Show (wardrobe)
 1975 Tommy (wardrobe supervisor)
 1975 Inserts (wardrobe supervisor)
 1974 Mahler (wardrobe master)
 1972 Running Scared (wardrobe master)
 1971 Unman, Wittering and Zigo (wardrobe master)
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When his name appears in the opening credits of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," the audience traditionally leaps up and points to it. (Richard "Pointing" -- get it?)

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