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Irene Sharaff (1910–1993)

Nominated for fifteen Academy Awards, charismatic costumer Irene Sharaff once declared "you can acquire chic and elegance, but style itself is a a rare thing" (NY Times, August 17, 1993). During her long and distinguished career, Sharaff became known as much for her meticulous attention to detail and her sense of colour as for her versatility in ... See full bio »

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Won 5 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

West Side Story
West Side Story Costume Designer
(1961)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
(1966)
The Best Years of Our Lives
The Best Years of Our Lives Costume Designer
(1946)
The King and I
The King and I Costume Designer
(1956)

Filmography

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 1983 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Alice in Wonderland (1983) ... (uncredited)
 1970 Something for Everyone (uncredited)
 1969 Hello, Dolly! (costumes designed by)
 1969 Justine
 1968 A Happening in Central Park (TV Special documentary)
 1966 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (costumes designed by)
 1965 The Sandpiper
 1961 West Side Story (costume designed by)
 1960 Can-Can
 1958 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1956 The King and I (costumes designed by)
 1955 Guys and Dolls (costumes designed by)
 1955 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1954 Brigadoon
 1953 Call Me Madam
 1948 Every Girl Should Be Married (as Sharaff)
 1948 A Song Is Born (as Sharaff)
 1947 The Bishop's Wife (as Sharaff)
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (as Sharaff)
 1946 The Best Years of Our Lives (as Sharaff)
 1945 Yolanda and the Thief (as Sharaff)
 1944 Meet Me in St. Louis (as Sharaff, costumes designed by)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: On Your Toes. Musical comedy (revival). Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Book by Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart and George Abbott. Musical Director: Salvatore Dell'Isola. Music orchestrated by Don Walker. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Costume Design by Irene Sharaff. Choreographed by George Balanchine. Directed ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

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Personal Quote:

The first act finale of "The King and I", will feature Miss Lawrence, Mr Brenner and a Pink Satin Ball Gown. See more »

Trivia:

Great-aunt of famous Armenian actor Levon Sharafyan. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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