April Ferry

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April Ferry
April Cecilia Gaskins

(1932-10-31) October 31, 1932 (age 86)
North Carolina, USA
Occupationcostume designer
Years active1979-present

April Ferry (born October 31, 1932) is a costume designer. She was nominated at the 67th Academy Awards for the film Maverick in the category of Best Costume Design.[1]

She won an Emmy Award for the costumes in the TV show Rome.[2] She was also nominated for an Emmy in 1989 for the Hallmark movie My Name Is Bill W..

In 2014, April received the Career Achievement Award at the Costume Designers Guild Awards.[3]

In 2016, starting with season 6 of HBO's epic fantasy series Game of Thrones, she took over Michele Clapton's duties as the new costume designer for a majority of the season.[4] Clapton will return to the show as costume designer for the seventh season.[5]

She has over 45 credits, including a couple of films from the TV show The Rockford Files.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "The 67th Academy Awards (1995) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved March 20, 2014.
  2. ^ "2006 Emmys". emmys.org. Archived from the original on July 15, 2006. Retrieved March 20, 2014.
  3. ^ "2014 CDGA Honorees". costumedesignersguild.com/. Retrieved March 20, 2014.
  4. ^ Ginsberg, Merle (June 19, 2015). "'Game of Thrones' Season 6 Adds New Costume Designer". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 14, 2016.
  5. ^ Miller, Julie (June 28, 2016). "Game of Thrones Finale: the Secret Symbolism in Cersei's Badass Gown". Vanity Fair. Archived from the original on July 12, 2016. Retrieved September 14, 2016.

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