Edith Head (1897–1981) was a well-known costume designer for films.
From the Costume Designers Guild Hall Of Fame:
- Arguably the most famous costume designer in Hollywood history, Edith Head was also one of the most prolific, having costumed for over 500 films.
- She employed her formidable talent and versatility designing everything from westerns to monster movies, intimate romances to Biblical spectacles. By 1976, Head had received a remarkable eight Academy Awards and a total of thirty-three Academy Award nominations.