Catherine Martin

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Birthday
26, 1965
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1965 (age 53)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Known for her Oscar-winning work on the films Moulin Rouge! (2002) and The Great Gatsby (2014), this film costume and production designer also contributed to such 1990s movies as Strictly Ballroom and William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet.

Before Fame

She studied design at the Sydney College of the Arts, East Sydney Technical College, and Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art.

Trivia

For her work on the 2002 Broadway version of the opera La Bohème, she earned a Tony Award in the "Best Scenic Design of a Musical" category.

Family Life

She married acclaimed film director Baz Luhrmann (her National Institute of Dramatic Art classmate), in 1997.

Associated With

She designed actress Nicole Kidman's wardrobe for the 2008 movie Australia, earning an Academy Award nomination in the process.