Routh, May

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Routh, May


Born in India; married Brian Eatwell (a production designer). Education: Studied dress design and fashion in London.


Costume designer. Panelist at the Costume-Connections (Costume-Con) conference.

Awards, Honors:

Emmy Award nomination, outstanding costume design for a miniseries, movie, or a special, 1991, for Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding individual achievement in costume design for a miniseries, movie, or a special, 1996, for Andersonville; Costume Designers Guild Award nomination, excellence in costume design for television, 1999, for George Wallace.


Film Assistant Costume Designer:

Oh! What a Lovely War, Paramount, 1969.

The Three Musketeers (also known as The Queen's Diamonds and The Three Musketeers: The Queen's Diamonds), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1973.

The Four Musketeers (also known as The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge, The Four Musketeers: The Revenge of Milady, Milady, The Return of the Three Musketeers, The Revenge of Milady, and Los cuatros mosqueteros), Twentieth Century-Fox, c. 1974.

Film Costume Designer:

The Man Who Fell to Earth, Cinema 5 Distributing, 1976.

(With Ron Becker) The Last Remake of Beau Geste, Universal, 1977.

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (also known as Banda de los corazones), Universal, 1978.

Being There (also known as Chance), United Artists, 1979.

First Family, Warner Bros., 1980.

Ghost Story, Universal, 1981.

My Favorite Year (also known as My Favourite Year), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1982.

Splash, Buena Vista, 1984.

Morons from Outer Space (also known as Space Cracks, Aeaelioet ulkoavaruudesta, Glupcy z kosmosu, Ineptos interplanetarios, Les debiles de l'espace, Naerkontakt av vaersta greden, Os tarados do espaco, and Star Cracks—Die irre Bruchlandung der Ausserirdischen), Universal, 1985.

Caddyshack II, Warner Bros., 1988.

Newsies (musical; also known as Extra! Extra!, Newsboys, and The News Boys), Buena Vista, 1992.

Ronin, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1998.

Reindeer Games (also known as Deception and Wild Christmas), Dimension Films, 2000.

Ambush (short promotional film; also known as The Hire: Ambush), BMW Films, 2001.

Television Costume Designer; Series:

Capital News, ABC, 1990.

Television Costume Designer; Miniseries:

Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage, CBS, 1993.

Andersonville, TNT, 1996.

George Wallace, TNT, 1997.

Television Costume Designer; Movies:

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, NBC, 1989.

(With others) Framed, HBO, 1990.

The Image, HBO, 1990.

Blood River, CBS, 1991.

Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter, CBS, 1991.

Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald (also known as Marina's Story), NBC, 1993.

Roswell (also known as Incident at Roswell and Roswell: The U.F.O. Cover-Up), Showtime, 1994.

A Face to Die For (also known as The Face), NBC, 1996.

Princess in Love, CBS, 1996.

Pirates of Silicon Valley, TNT, 1999.

Helter Skelter, CBS, 2004.

Television Assistant Costumer Designer; Movies:

Mrs. Harris, HBO, 2005.

Television Costume Designer; Specials:

"Charley's Aunt," American Playhouse, PBS, 1983, also broadcast on Showtime.



Herself, Watching the Alien (short), Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2003.

Video Costume Designer:

I Wrote That! Volume One, Echelon Entertainment, 2003.

I Wrote That! Volume Two, Echelon Entertainment, 2003.

Music Video Costume Designer:

Worked on costumes for music videos by Queen and Barbra Streisand.