Bob Mackie

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Birthday
24, 1940
Birthplace
Brooklyn, CA
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
24, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
Brooklyn, CA

About

His elegant, sparkling dresses have been worn by entertainers from Diana Ross to Tina Turner.

Before Fame

He was a lowly designer for Paramount Studios, making costumes for the burlesque production Hallelujah Hollywood, when he was spotted by the costumer Edith Head.

Trivia

He was the sole costume designer for The Carol Burnett Show during its entire 11-year run.

Family Life

He was born in Monterey Park, California.

Associated With

He also designed Cher's stunt outfit at the 1986 Academy Awards - stretch pants, a jewel-encrusted lioncloth, a chainlink top, topped off by an Indian headdress.