Gresham, Gloria 1946(?)-

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Gresham, Gloria 1946(?)-


Born c. 1946, in Indianapolis, IN; daughter of Gloria Mae Gresham; father, a television engineer; married "Doc" Erickson (a producer). Education: Graduated from Indiana University, 1967.


Office—Costume Designers Guild, 13949 Ventura Blvd., Suite 309, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423-3570.


Costume designer.


Costume Designers Guild.

Awards, Honors:

Academy Award nomination, best achievement in costume design, 1991, for Avalon; Saturn Award nomination, best costumes, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, 1994, for Last Action Hero.


Film Costume Designer:

Just Tell Me What You Want, Warner Bros., 1980.

Urban Cowboy, Paramount, 1980.

Zorro, the Gay Blade, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981.

Author! Author!, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982.

Diner, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1982.

The Escape Artist, Orion/Warner Bros., 1982.

Without a Trace, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983.

Body Double, Columbia, 1984.

(With Francine Jamison and Jim Tyson) Fletch, Universal, 1984.

(With Kendall Errair and Barton K. James) Footloose, Paramount, 1984.

(With Bernie Pollack) The Natural, Tri-Star, 1984.

8 Million Ways to Die, Tri-Star, 1986.

Tin Men, Buena Vista, 1987.

Outrageous Fortune, Buena Vista, 1987.

Midnight Run, Universal, 1988.

Twins, Universal, 1988.

Lucky Stiff (also known as That Shamrock Touch), 1988.

Ghostbusters II (also known as Ghostbusters 2), Columbia, 1989.

The War of the Roses, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989.

When Harry Met Sally (also known as When Harry Met Sally), Columbia, 1989.

Avalon, Tri-Star, 1990.

Kindergarten Cop, Universal, 1990.

Misery, Columbia, 1990.

V.I. Warshawski (also known as V.I. Warshawski, Detective in High Heels), Buena Vista, 1991.

Beethoven (also known as Beethoven: Story of a Dog), Universal, 1992.

A Few Good Men, 1992.

Last Action Hero, 1993.

Disclosure, 1994.

North, 1994.

Boys on the Side (also known as Avec ou sans hommes), 1995.

The American President, 1995.

Sleepers, Warner Bros., 1996.

Ghosts of Mississippi (also known as Ghosts from the Past), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1996.

Sphere, Warner Bros., 1998.

Six Days Seven Nights (also known as 6 Days 7 Nights), Buena Vista, 1998.

Liberty Heights, Warner Bros., 1999.

Rules of Engagement (also known as Les regles d'engagement, Rules-sekunden der entscheidung, and Rules of Engagement—Die regeln des krieges), Paramount, 2000.

The Kid (also known as Disney's "The Kid"), Buena Vista, 2000.

Bandits, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001.

The Hunted, Paramount, 2003.

Envy, DreamWorks, 2004.

The Last Shot, Buena Vista, 2004.

Annapolis, Buena Vista, 2006.

Film Work; Other:

Costume coordinator, The Wiz, 1978.

Costume designer assistant, The Brink Job, 1978.

Film Appearances:

Herself, How Harry Met Sally, 2000.

Television Costume Assistant; Movies:

Johnny, We Hardly Knew Ye, NBC, 1977.

Television Costume Designer; Specials:

Leslie's Folly, Showtime, 1994.

I Am Your Child, ABC, 1997.

Stage Costume Designer:

A Black Quartet, Tambellinis Gate Theatre, then Frances Adler Theatre, both New York City, 1969.

The Way It Is!!!, New Lincoln Theatre, 1969.

Show Me Where the Good Times Are, Edison Theatre, New York City, 1970.

Forty Carats, tour of U.S. cities, 1974.

Rockabye Hamlet, Minskoff Theatre, New York City, 1976.

Stage Work; Other:

Assistant to Mr. Aulisi, Weekend with Feathers, Shubert Theatre, New Haven, CT, then on tour of U.S. cities, 1976.


Gloria Gresham's favorite films are Avalon and Diner.



People Weekly, spring, 1990, p. 122.