Yvonne Blake

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Yvonne Ann Blake
Yvonne Blake en los Premios Goya 2017.jpg
Yvonne Blake at the 31st Goya Awards
Born17 April 1940
Manchester, England
Died17 July 2018 (aged 78)
Madrid, Spain
OccupationCostume designer

Yvonne Ann Blake (17 April 1940[1] – 17 July 2018) was a British-born Spanish-based costume designer. She won an Academy Award for Best Costume Design for the film Nicholas and Alexandra along with Antonio Castillo.[2] She won four Goya Awards[3] and was nominated for BAFTA Awards and the Emmy Awards as well.

Blake died in Madrid on 17 July 2018 at age 78 from complications from a stroke.[4][5][6]

Accolades[edit]

Academy Awards[edit]

Costume Design
Year Film Status Notes
1971 Nicholas and Alexandra Won Nominated with Antonio Castillo
1975 The Four Musketeers Nominated Nominated with Ron Talsky

BAFTA Awards[edit]

Costume Design
Year Film Status Notes
1971 Nicholas and Alexandra Nominated Nominated with Antonio Castillo
1973 Jesus Christ Superstar Nominated
1974 The Three Musketeers Nominated
1975 The Four Musketeers Nominated

Goya Awards[edit]

Costume Design
Year Film Status Notes
1988 Rowing with the Wind Won
1991 Don Juan in Hell Nominated
1992 La reina anónima Nominated
1994 Cradle Song Won
2003 Carmen Won
2004 The Bridge of San Luis Rey Won
2006 Goya's Ghosts Nominated

Other awards[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yvonne Blake, Award-Winning Costume Designer, Is Dead at 78". BYLIFETODAY.COM. 18 July 2018.
  2. ^ Lakin, Martin. "Christopher Reeve Superman Movie Costumes 1978–1987". Caped Wonder. Archived from the original on 1 August 2010. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Premiados 2005. XIX Edición Premios Goya" (PDF). Premios Goya (in Spanish). Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 July 2011. Retrieved 26 December 2010.
  4. ^ Belinchón, Gregorio (17 July 2018). "Muere Yvonne Blake, presidenta de Honor de la Academia de Cine, a los 78 años". El País (in Spanish). Madrid. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Muere Yvonne Blake, presidenta de Honor de la Academia de Cine". La Vanguardia (in Spanish). Barcelona. 17 July 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  6. ^ Bartlett, Rhett (17 July 2018). "Yvonne Blake, 'Superman' Costume Designer, Dies at 78". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 21 July 2018.

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