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William Ware Theiss (1931–1992)


Best known as the designer of all the costumes worn in Star Trek (1966), including the uniforms. See more trivia »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 2014 Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2012 Star Trek: Secret Voyage (Short)
 1987-1993 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) (151 episodes)
- Descent: Part 1 (1993) ... (original costumes)
- Timescape (1993) ... (original costumes)
- Second Chances (1993) ... (original costumes)
- Rightful Heir (1993) ... (original costumes)
- Suspicions (1993) ... (original costumes)
 1985 Summer's End (Short)
 1984 Kidco
 1980 Mr. Patman (as William Theiss)
 1979 Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (as William Theiss)
 1978 Goin' South
 1978 Who'll Stop the Rain (as William Theiss)
 1977 Pete's Dragon (uncredited)
 1976 Bound for Glory (as William Theiss)
 1974 Planet Earth (TV Movie)
 1973 Genesis II (TV Movie)
 1971 Harold and Maude (as William Theiss)
 1966-1969 Star Trek (TV Series) (79 episodes)
- The Way to Eden (1969)
 1960 Spartacus (uncredited)
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Show Show Costume and Wardrobe Department (2 credits)

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First worked in Hollywood as an assistant to Cary Grant, then known as "the best-dressed man in Hollywood". See more »

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