September 1, 1953
Sterling Heights, Michigan
|Died||July 8, 2012
Manhattan, New York
|Alma mater||University of Michigan|
|Known for||Costume designer|
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Costume Design
Martin Pakledinaz (September 1, 1953 – July 8, 2012) was an American costume designer for stage and film.
His most recent costume designs were for the Broadway shows Nice Work If You Can Get It (2012); Man and Boy (revival, 2011); Master Class (revival 2011) and The Normal Heart. He worked on the 1995 production of Holiday at the Circle in the Square Theatre.
He designed costumes for plays for the leading regional theatres of the United States, and the Royal Dramatic Theatre of Sweden. Opera credits include works at the New York Metropolitan Opera (Lucia di Lammermoor, Rodelinda, Iphigénie en Tauride) and the New York City Opera, as well as opera houses in Seattle, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Sante Fe, Houston, and Toronto. European houses include Salzburg, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Helsinki, Gothenburg, and others.
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- Martin Pakledinaz at the Internet Movie Database
- Biography from americantheatrewing.org as of July 2007
- Martin Pakledinaz Website 
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