Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton

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Beaton, Sir Cecil Walter Hardy (1904–80) British photographer, costume and stage designer, and writer. He began his career as a fashion photographer in the 1920s, and took up stage design in the 1930s. His film and stage designs include Gigi (1951), My Fair Lady (stage, 1956; film, 1964), and Coco (1969). Beaton's books include The Wandering Years (1962).

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