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Erté (1892–1990)

Erté was born on November 23, 1892 in St. Petersburg, Russia as Roman Petrovich Tyrtov. He was a costume designer and art director, known for The Restless Sex (1920), Dance Madness (1926) and Time, the Comedian (1925). He died on April 21, 1990 in Paris, France. See full bio »

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(age 97) in Paris, France

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Known For

The Restless Sex
The Restless Sex Costume Designer
(1920)
Dance Madness
Dance Madness Costume Designer
(1926)
Time, the Comedian
Time, the Comedian Costume Designer
(1925)
Bright Lights
Bright Lights Costume Designer
(1925)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Costume designer (9 credits)
 1929 The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (uncredited)
 1926 Paris (uncredited)
 1926 La Bohème (uncredited)
 1926 Dance Madness
 1925 Sally, Irene and Mary (uncredited)
 1925 Bright Lights
 1923 The Prodigal Son (uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Art director (5 credits)
 1929 The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (uncredited)
 1926 Paris (uncredited)
 1926 Dance Madness
 1925 Sally, Irene and Mary (uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Costume and Wardrobe Department (2 credits)
 1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (costumes: Carmel Myers - uncredited)
 1925 The Mystic (gowns: Aileen Pringle - uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (2 credits)
 1984 Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode dated 21 July 1984 (1984) ... Himself
 1925 1925 Studio Tour (Documentary short)
Himself - a Costume Designer (as Romaine de Tirtoff Erte)
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
 2000 Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: George White's Scandals [1928]. Musical revue. Music by Ray Henderson. Lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva and Lew Brown. Book by George White and William K. Wells. Musical Direction by William Daly. Featuring songs by Ballard MacDonald, Dave Dreyer, Ted Fio Rito, Abel Baer [final Broadway credit], J. Fred Coots and Neil Moret. ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Romaine de Tirtoff Erte | Erte
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Trivia:

Illustrated numerous covers for Harper's Bazaar. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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