Albert Wolsky

Albert Wolsky (* November 24, 1930 in Paris ) is an American costume designer of French origin.


Wolsky grew up in New York City, where at the college, he trained as a travel agent after graduating. Until the age of about 30 years he practiced the profession until Wolsky decided to work on Broadway as a costume designer for stage plays. 1968 Wolsky was first responsible for the costume design of a feature film; it was the film drama A Hatful of Rain, which was Wolskys debut in film and television.

Albert Wolsky was nominated in his 40 - year career as a costume five times for the Academy Award for Best Costume Design, and was both in 1980 as well as 1992 per claim a gold statue for himself.

In addition, he was from the Costume Designer Guild ( CDG) honored in 1999 with the Career Achievement Award for his life's work. Also Wolsky is now also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. His longtime significant other was the actor and dancer James Mitchell.



Oscar / Best Costume Design

  • Awards 1980: All That Jazz ( All That Jazz )
  • 1992: Bugsy ( Bugsy )

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