Blake, Yvonne 1938–(Ivonne Blake)

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BLAKE, Yvonne 1938
(Ivonne Blake)


Born in England. Education: Manchester Regional College of Art.

Addresses: Agent Sandra Marsh Management, 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 220, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Contact Costume Designers Guild, 4730 Woodman Ave., Suite 430, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423.

Career: Costume designer. At age 21, became the youngest member to join the Costume Designers Guild in London. Assisted the designers Cecil Beaton and Oliver Messel. Received commissions to design costumes for the London Festival Ballet.

Member: Costume Designers Guild, London.

Awards, Honors: Academy Award (with Antonio Castillo), best costume design, 1971, and Film Award nomination (with Castillo), best costume design, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1972, both for Nicholas and Alexandra; Film Award nomination, best costume design, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1973, for Jesus Christ Superstar; Film Award nomination, best costume design, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1975, for The Three Musketeers; Academy Award nomination (with Ron Talsky), best costume design, 1975, Film Award nomination, best costume design, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1976, both for The Four Musketeers; Saturn Award nomination (with Richard Bruno), best costumes, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, 1979, for Superman; Emmy Award nomination, best costume design for a miniseries or special, 1986, Casanova; Goya Award, best costume design, 1989, for Remando al Viento; Goya Award nomination, best costume design, 1992, for Don Juan en los infiernos; Goya Award nomination, best costume design, 1993, for La reina anonima; Goya Award, best costume design, 1995, for Cancion de cuna; Emmy Award nomination (with Randy Gardell), outstanding costumes for a miniseries, movie or a special, 2002, for James Dean.


Film Costume Designer:

Judith (also known as Conflict ), 1966.

The Idol, 1966.

The Spy with a Cold Nose, 1966.

Charlie Bubbles, Universal, 1967.

Assignment K, Columbia, 1968.

Duffy, 1968.

The Best House in London, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1969.

Country Dance (also known as Brotherly Love and The Same Skin ), 1970.

The Last Valley, 1970.

Puppet on a Chain, 1970.

Nicholas and Alexandra, 1971.

Jesus Christ Superstar, Universal, 1973.

The Three Musketeers (also known as The Three Muskateers: The Queen's Diamonds and Los tres mosqueteros ), 1973.

The Four Musketeers (also known as The Revenge of Milady, The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge, and Los cuatro mosqueteros ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1974.

All Creatures Great and Small (also known as All Things Great and Small ), 1974.

Ace Up My Sleeve (also known as Crime and Passion and Frankenstein's Spukschloss ), 1975.

The Eagle Has Landed, 1976.

Robin and Marian, Columbia, 1976.

Cuando los maridos se iban a la guerra, 1976.

Superman (also known as Superman: The Movie ), Warner Bros., 1978.

Escape to Athena, 1979.

Superman II, Warner Bros., 1980.

Green Ice, 1981.

Las aventuras de Enrique y Ana, 1981.

Bearn (also known as Bearn o la sala de las munecas ), 1982.

Escarabajos asesinos (also known as Scarab), 1982.

Finders Keepers, 1984.

Flesh and Blood (also known as The Rose and the Sword and Los senores del acero ), Orion, 1985.

(As Ivonne Blake) Rowing with the Wind (also known as Remando al viento and Rowing in the Wind ), 1988.

The Return of the Musketeers (also known as El regreso de los mosqueteros and Le retour des mousquetaires ), Universal, 1989.

Company Business, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1991.

Don Juan en los infiernos (also known as Don Juan in Hell ), 1991.

La reina anonima (also known as The Anonymous Queen ), 1992.

The Detective and Death (also known as El detective y la muerte ), 1994.

Cradle Song (also known as Cancion de cuna ), Nickel Odeon Dos, 1994.

Looking for Richard, 1996.

What Dreams May Come, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, 1998.

Presence of Mind (also known as El celo ), 1999.

Gaudi Afternoon (also known as Tardes de Gaudi ), First Look Home Entertainment, 2001.

The Reckoning (also known as Morality Play ), Paramount Classics, 2001.

Carmen, 2003.

Film Work; Other:

Assistant art director, Fahrenheit 451, Universal, 1966.

Costumes, Judith (also known as Conflict ), 1966.

Costume coordinator, Night Watch, 1973.

Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Book person, "The Jewish Question," Fahrenheit 451, Universal, 1966.

Herself, Taking Flight: The Development of Superman, 2001.

Herself, Making Superman: Filming the Legend, 2001.

Television Costume Designer; Movies:

Casanova, ABC, 1987.

Crime of the Century, HBO, 1996.

The Price of Heaven, CBS, 1997.

James Dean, TNT, 2001.

Television Costume Designer; Miniseries:

Harem, ABC, 1986.

The Richest Man in the World: The Story of Aristotle Onassis (also known as Onassis and The Richest Man in the World ), ABC, 1988.

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