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Ruth E. Carter was born on April 10, 1960 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. She is known for her work on Black Panther (2018), Dolemite Is My Name (2019) and Malcolm X (1992). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 27 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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Black Panther Costume Designer
(2018)
Dolemite Is My Name Costume Designer
(2019)
Malcolm X Costume Designer
(1992)
Amistad Costume Designer
(1997)

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 2019 Above Suspicion (as Ruth Carter)
 2018 Yellowstone (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- The Unravelling: Part 2 (2018) ... (as Ruth Carter)
- The Unravelling: Part 1 (2018) ... (as Ruth Carter)
- A Monster Is Among Us (2018) ... (as Ruth Carter)
- The Remembering (2018) ... (as Ruth Carter)
- Coming Home (2018) ... (as Ruth Carter)
 2018 Black Panther (as Ruth Carter)
 2017 Marshall (as Ruth Carter)
 2017 Kidnap
 2016 Roots (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Part 4 (2016)
- Part 3 (2016)
- Part 2 (2016)
- Part 1 (2016)
 2015 Chi-Raq
 2014 Selma
 2014 Being Mary Jane (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Girls Night In (2014)
 2013 Oldboy
 2013 Teen Beach Movie (TV Movie)
 2012/I Sparkle
 2012 Touch (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2012) ... (as Ruth Carter)
 2011 Hail Mary (TV Movie)
 2011/I Abduction
 2011 The Chicago Code (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2011) ... (as Ruth Carter)
 2010 Miami Medical (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2010)
 2009 Imagine That
 2009 Spread
 2008 Meet Dave
 2006-2007 Shark (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Starlet Fever (2007) ... (as Ruth Carter)
- Teacher's Pet (2007) ... (as Ruth Carter)
- Wayne's World (2007) ... (as Ruth Carter)
- The Wrath of Khan (2007) ... (as Ruth Carter)
- Sins of the Mother (2006) ... (as Ruth Carter)
 2006 Faceless (TV Movie)
 2006 Thief (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- In the Wind (2006) ... (as Ruth Carter)
- Flight (2006) ... (as Ruth Carter)
- No Direction Home (2006) ... (as Ruth Carter)
- Everything That Rises Must Converge (2006) ... (as Ruth Carter)
- I Ain't Goin' to Jail for Anyone (2006) ... (as Ruth Carter)
 2005 Serenity (as Ruth Carter)
 2005 Four Brothers
 2003 Daddy Day Care (as Ruth Carter)
 2003 Kangaroo Jack (uncredited)
 2002 I Spy (as Ruth Carter)
 2001 Baby Boy (as Ruth Carter)
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 (as Ruth Carter)
 2000 Bamboozled (as Ruth Carter)
 2000 Shaft (as Ruth Carter)
 2000 Price of Glory (as Ruth Carter)
 2000 Love & Basketball (as Ruth Carter)
 1999 Summer of Sam
 1997 Amistad
 1997 B*A*P*S (as Ruth Carter, costumes designed by)
 1997 Rosewood
 1996 The Great White Hype (as Ruth Carter)
 1995 Money Train
 1995 Clockers (as Ruth Carter)
 1994 Cobb
 1994 Crooklyn
 1993 What's Love Got to Do with It (as Ruth Carter)
 1992 Malcolm X (as Ruth Carter)
 1991 House Party 2
 1991 Jungle Fever
 1990 Mo' Better Blues (as Ruth Carter)
 1990 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1989 Seinfeld (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1989 Do the Right Thing (as Ruth Carter)
 1988 School Daze (as Ruthe Carter, costumes)
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First African-American to win an Academy Award in the Best Costume Design category for Black Panther (2018) (Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles / 24 February 2019). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with Spike Lee and John Singleton since she served as costume designer for Lee's 2nd film: School Daze (1988), and for Singleton's 4th film: Rosewood (1997).

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