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Elizabeth Haffenden

Elizabeth Haffenden
Born (1906-04-18)April 18, 1906
Croydon, Surrey, England, UK
Died May 29, 1976(1976-05-29) (aged 70)
London, England, UK
Occupation Costume designer
Years active 1934–1975

Elizabeth Haffenden (April 18, 1906 – May 29, 1976) was a British costume designer who won two Academy Awards; the first was for the film Ben-Hur in the category Best Costume design-Color during the 1959 Academy Awards.[1] Her second was for the film A Man for All Seasons during the 1966 Oscars, also for Best Costume design-Color.[2] She also won the BAFTA Award.

Haffenden designed the costumes for most of the Gainsborough Melodramas of the 1940s.

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