Roger K. Furse
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|Roger K. Furse|
September 11, 1903|
|Died||August 19, 1972(aged 68)|
|Occupation||costume designer and art director|
|Years active||1944 – 1962|
|Spouse(s)||Margaret Furse (?-?)|
Roger Kemble Furse (11 September 1903 – 19 August 1972) was an English art director and costume designer of stage and film.
A frequent collaborator with Laurence Olivier, Furse won two Oscars in 1948, one each for his art direction and costume design of Olivier's version of Hamlet. His other film credits include Henry V (1945), Odd Man Out (1947), Ivanhoe (1952) and The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone (1961). In 1946 he created the sets for the ballet Adam Zero at Covent Garden.
Ralph Furse's sister was actress Judith Furse.
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