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Sandy Powell (II)

Sandy Powell was born on April 7, 1960 in London, England. She is known for her work on The Departed (2006), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) and Shutter Island (2010). See full bio »
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Won 3 Oscars. Another 26 wins & 68 nominations. See more awards »

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The Departed
The Departed Costume Designer
The Wolf of Wall Street
The Wolf of Wall Street Costume Designer
Shutter Island
Shutter Island Costume Designer
Gangs of New York
Gangs of New York Costume Designer


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It's really difficult to get hold of old fabrics now, so I sometimes have to use new fabrics, but I can always tell the difference. They don't have the same weight, they don't hang, and you can't do the same cut with those clothes. See more »


She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2011 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to costume design and the film industry. See more »


Frequently works with Martin Scorsese since she made the costumes from Gangs of New York (2002).

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Absolutely amazing costume designer. ggfanjase
Are Sandy Powell and Anthony Powell related? vincent-cobb
Sandy, if you ever win anything again... rlaforce
Vera's suit in The Departed.... cubs1908
Bob Hoskins' suits snead_hearn
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