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Van Smith (I) (1945–2006)

Van Smith was born on August 17, 1945 in Marianna, Florida, USA as Walter Avant Smith Jr. He is known for his work on Cry-Baby (1990), Hairspray (1988) and Polyester (1981). He died on December 5, 2006 in Marianna. See full bio »

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Cry-Baby Costume Designer
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Polyester Costume Designer
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 2004 A Dirty Shame
 1998 Pecker (costumes)
 1994 Serial Mom
 1990 Cry-Baby
 1988 Hairspray
 1981 Polyester
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