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Albert Wolsky


Albert Wolsky was born in Paris, France in 1930. He graduated from City College of New York and began to work in the travel industry. After several years of doing this, he decided at age 30, he wanted to pursue a career as a costume designer. His first entree was working as a "gofor" to legendary costume maker Helene Pons during her execution of ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Road to Perdition
Road to Perdition Costume Designer
(2002)
Grease
Grease Costume Designer
(1978)
Revolutionary Road
Revolutionary Road Costume Designer
(2008)

Filmography

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  Herstory (Short) (pre-production)
 2012 The Newsroom (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2011 Larry Crowne
 2009 Duplicity
 2006 Ask the Dust
 2005 Jarhead
 2000 Lucky Numbers
 1999 Galaxy Quest
 1999 Runaway Bride
 1997 The Jackal
 1997 Red Corner
 1996 Striptease
 1994 Junior
 1993 The Pickle
 1992 Toys
 1991 Bugsy
 1989 She-Devil
 1989 Cookie
 1989 Chances Are
 1987 Nadine
 1986 Legal Eagles
 1983 Star 80
 1982 Tempest
 1981 Paternity
 1980 Willie & Phil
 1979 All That Jazz
 1979 Meteor
 1979 Manhattan
 1978 Grease
 1978 An Unmarried Woman (costumes by)
 1978 Fingers
 1977 Thieves
 1976 Beauty and the Beast (TV Movie)
 1974 Lenny
 1974 The Gambler
 1971 Lady Liberty
 1971 Born to Win
 1970 Loving
 1969 Popi
 1968 A Hatful of Rain (TV Movie)
 1968 Of Mice and Men (TV Movie)
 1967 The Desperate Hours (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Costume designer for thirteen Broadway shows, including The Sunshine Boys and Sly Fox.

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Academy Awards for costume design] What happens is the one with the corsets wins, always, always, always.

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Longtime partner of actor/dancer James Mitchell, who died in 2010. See more »

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