Sophie Harris

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Birthday
2, 1900
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 10, 1966 (65)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1900
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 10, 1966 (65)

About

Renowned British scenic and costume designer of operatic, theatrical, and film productions whose work has appeared in several Shakespearian productions.

Before Fame

She was a founding member of the Motley Theatre Design Group and, as such, she worked on an Oxford University production of Romeo and Juliet that was directed by the soon-to-be-famous John Gielgud.

Trivia

She worked with French director Michel Saint-Denis on a 1935 stage production of Noah.

Family Life

She divorced London theatre actor and director George Devine in 1960. In 1942, the couple's daughter, Harriet, had been born.

Associated With

She won a BAFTA Award for costume design for her work on the 1964 Anne Bancroft and Peter Finch film, The Pumpkin Eater.