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Pierre Balmain (1914–1982)

Pierre Balmain was born on May 17, 1914 in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France. He is known for his work on Riff Raff Girls (1959), Joy House (1964) and One Step to Eternity (1954). He died on June 29, 1982 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 68) in Paris, France

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Riff Raff Girls Costume Designer
Joy House Costume Designer
One Step to Eternity Costume Designer
Paris Holiday Costume Designer


Hide Hide Show Show Costume designer (51 credits)
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (video "Celebration")
 2009 Madonna: Celebration (Video short)
 1990 Night of the Fox (TV Movie) (clothes: Ms. Raffin)
 1982 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Mademoiselle (1982)
 1970 Tam Lin
 1970 Only the Cool (dresses: Madame Palmer)
 1966 Um 8 fängt unser Leben an (TV Movie documentary)
 1964 Joy House
 1964 Laissez tirer les tireurs (Daphné dayle's gowns)
 1962 The Immoral Moment (costume designer: Nicole Berger)
 1961 The Happy Thieves (Miss Hayworth's wardrobe designed and created by)
 1961 I Like Money (dresses: Nadia Gray)
 1959 Time Bomb
 1958 Paris Holiday
 1957 Fire Down Below (uncredited)
 1957 The Happy Road (uncredited)
 1954 One Step to Eternity (gowns and hats)
 1954 The Big Flag
 1951 Shadow and Light (as Balmain, Simone Signoret's gowns)
 1951 Miracles Only Happen Once (gowns)
 1951 Night Without Stars (clothes: Nadia Gray)
 1949 Monsignor
Show Show Costume and Wardrobe Department (16 credits)
Show Show Self (7 credits)

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Other Works:

He was the costume designer for Samuel A. Taylor's play, "The Pleasure of his Company," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Coral Browne, Nigel Patrick, Barry Jones, Bert Kwouk, Judith Stott, David Langton, and Robin Hunter in the cast. Nigel Patrick was also director.

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Was nominated for Broadway's 1980 Tony Award as Best Costume Designer for "Happy New Year." See more »

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