John Mollo

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John Mollo
Born (1931-03-18) March 18, 1931 (age 85)
London, England
Occupation costume designer
Years active 1970-2003
Spouse(s) Ann Mollo (1956-1966)

John Mollo (born 18 March 1931 in London, England) is a British costume designer and book author, most known for his Oscar-winning costume design for the Star Wars film series. He is the older brother of Andrew Mollo and Boris Mollo.

Biography[edit]

John Mollo has been interested in European and American military uniforms since a very young age and wrote several books on the subject.[1] This led him to costume design, first being an advisor for the movie Charge of the Light Brigade in 1966 and later a costume designer, his first film being George Lucas' Star Wars in 1977.[2] Mollo has also been a military advisor on the films Zulu Dawn, Barry Lyndon and Nicholas and Alexandra.

Costume design[edit]

Films[edit]

Television[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Publications[edit]

  • Military Fashion
  • 1991 reprint of: Uniforms of The American Revolution in Color. Illustrated by Malcolm McGregor. Stirling Publications, New York, NY, ISBN 0-8069-8240-3.
  • Uniforms of the Seven Years' War, seventeen hundred and fiftysix to sixtythree, Illustrated by Malcolm McGregor
  • Into the Valley of Death: The British Cavalry Division at Balaclava 1854, co-written with Boris Mollo, plates by Bryan Fosten. Windrow & Greene, London, 1991 ISBN 1-872004-75-X.

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