Julie Harris, Oscar-Winning Costume Designer, Dies at 94
She designed the outfits for the Beatles films 'A Hard Day's Night' and 'Help!' and the James Bond installment 'Live and Let Die.'
Julie Harris, who designed costumes for James Bond and Beatles films, has died. She was 94.
Harris' friend confirmed that the Oscar winner died in a hospital following a chest infection, according to the BBC.
Harris designed outfits worn by the Beatles in A Hard Day's Night (1964) and Help! (1965), along with costumes worn by Roger Moore in the Bond film Live and Let Die (1973).
She won the Academy Award for best costume, black and white for the Julie Christie film Darling (1965), and she won the BAFTA Award for costume design for The Wrong Box (1966). She also earned BAFTA nominations for Psyche 59 (1964), Help!, Casino Royale (1967) and The Slipper and the Rose (1976).
Other notable film credits include Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969), Rollerball (1975) and The Great Muppet Caper (1981).
Moore tweeted on Sunday, "Saddened to hear the wonderful Julie Harris has died. She designed my wardrobe in Live and Let Die and was a really lovely lady."
Saddened to hear the wonderful Julie Harris has died. She designed my wardrobe in Live And Let Die and was a really lovely lady.— Sir Roger Moore (@sirrogermoore) May 31, 2015