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Irene Sharaff Net Worth

Irene Sharaff Net Worth is
$1.2 Million

Irene Sharaff Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Nominated for fifteen Academy Awards, charismatic costumer Irene Sharaff once declared "you can acquire chic and elegance, but style itself is a a rare thing" (NY Times, August 17, 1993). During her long and distinguished career, Sharaff became known as much for her meticulous attention to detail and her sense of colour as for her versatility in ...
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Date Of BirthJanuary 23, 1910
Died1993-08-10
Place Of BirthBoston, Massachusetts, USA
ProfessionCostume Designer, Costume Department, Art Department
Star SignAquarius
#Quote
1Yes, you may enter Miss Dunaway's dressing room, but first you most throw a raw steak in - to divert her attention.
2The first act finale of "The King and I", will feature Miss Lawrence, Mr Brenner and a Pink Satin Ball Gown.
#Fact
1Great-great aunt of costume designer Mikael Sharafyan.
2Great-aunt of famous Armenian actor Levon Sharafyan.
3Won Broadway's 1952 Tony Award for Best Costumes for "The King and I." This was followed by six additional Tony nominations as Best Costume Designer: in 1957 for "Candide, "" Happy Hunting," "Shangri-La," and "Small War On Murray Hill;" in 1958 for "West Side Story;" in 1959 for "Flower Drum Song," in 1964 for "The Girl Who Came to Supper;" in 1966 for "Sweet Charity," and in 1968 for "Hallelujah, Baby!".
4She was the only costume designer to work on both the original stage and film versions of two Rodgers and Hammerstein shows, "The King and I" and "Flower Drum Song", and also the original stage and film versions of "West Side Story" and "Funny Girl".
5Second only to Edith Head in winning "Oscars" for costume design. Ms. Head receiving 8 and Ms. Sharaff 5.
6Was assistant to legendary designer Aline Bernstein in the 1930s at New York's famed Civic Repertory Theatre run by actress Eva Le Gallienne.
7During her lengthy career she worked with actresses from Alla Nazimova to Faye Dunaway.

Costume Designer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Great Performances1983TV Series 1 episode
Mommie Dearest1981
The Other Side of Midnight1977
The Great White Hope1970
Something for Everyone1970uncredited
Hello, Dolly!1969costumes designed by
Justine1969
A Happening in Central Park1968TV Special documentary
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?1966costumes designed by
The Sandpiper1965
Flower Drum Song1961
West Side Story1961costume designed by
Can-Can1960
Porgy and Bess1959
The DuPont Show of the Month1958TV Series 1 episode
The King and I1956costumes designed by
Guys and Dolls1955costumes designed by
Ford Star Jubilee1955TV Series 1 episode
Brigadoon1954
Call Me Madam1953
Every Girl Should Be Married1948as Sharaff
A Song Is Born1948as Sharaff
The Bishop's Wife1947as Sharaff
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty1947as Sharaff
The Best Years of Our Lives1946as Sharaff
The Dark Mirror1946
Yolanda and the Thief1945as Sharaff
Meet Me in St. Louis1944as Sharaff, costumes designed by

Costume Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Meet the People1944associate costume supervisor - as Sharaff
Broadway Rhythm1944associate costume designer - as Sharaff
Madame Curie1943associate costume supervisor - as Sharaff
Girl Crazy1943associate costume supervisor - as Sharaff
Swing Fever1943associate costume supervisor - as Sharaff
I Dood It1943associate costume supervisor - as Sharaff
The 34th Annual Tony Awards1980TV Special costumes: West Side Story
Funny Girl1968costume designer: Barbra Streisand
The Taming of the Shrew1967costume designer: Elizabeth Taylor
Cleopatra1963costumes: Elizabeth Taylor
A Star Is Born1954costumes: for song "Born in a Trunk"
The Ford 50th Anniversary Show1953TV Movie costume designer: Ms. Martin and Ms. Merman
An American in Paris1951ballet costumes designer
Bathing Beauty1944costume designer: water ballet costumes - as Sharaff

Art Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Star Is Born1954art director: "Born in a Trunk" sequence
Ziegfeld Follies1945art director: "Limehouse Blues" sequence - uncredited

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Mike Douglas Show1963TV SeriesHerself - Wardrobe Mistress for Cleopatra film

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
An All-Access Pass to the Sets and Costumes of 'Flower Drum Song'2006Video documentary shortHerself
Guys and Dolls: From Stage to Screen2006Video documentary shortHerself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1999Hall of FameCostume Designers Guild Awards
1967OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Costume Design, Black-and-WhiteWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
1964OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Costume Design, ColorCleopatra (1963)
1962OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Costume Design, ColorWest Side Story (1961)
1957OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Costume Design, ColorThe King and I (1956)
1952OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Costume Design, ColorAn American in Paris (1951)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1978OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Costume DesignThe Other Side of Midnight (1977)
1970OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Costume DesignHello, Dolly! (1969)
1970BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Costume DesignFunny Girl (1968)
1968OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Costume DesignThe Taming of the Shrew (1967)
1962OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Costume Design, ColorFlower Drum Song (1961)
1961OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Costume Design, ColorCan-Can (1960)
1960OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Costume Design, ColorPorgy and Bess (1959)
1956OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Costume Design, ColorGuys and Dolls (1955)
1955OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Art Direction-Set Decoration, ColorA Star Is Born (1954)
1955OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Costume Design, ColorBrigadoon (1954)
1955OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Costume Design, ColorA Star Is Born (1954)
1954OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Costume Design, ColorCall Me Madam (1953)

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