Robert Turturice dies at 60

Was head of Costume Designers Guild, Emmy winner

Robert Turturice, an Emmy-winner and two-term president of the Costume Designers Guild, died Dec. 15 in Los Angeles. He was 60.

Turturice designed for such films as "Big Top Pee-wee" (1988), "Clean and Sober" (1988), "Batman and Robin" (1997) and "The Flintstones in Viva Las Vegas" (2000).

Turturice earned his Emmy in 1987 for his work on an episode of ABC's "Moonlighting," and he was nominated seven other times. Other TV credits include "Cybil," "Partners in Crime," "Sisters," "Arli$$," "JAG" and "Bosom Buddies" and "Gia."

Turturice headed the CDG from 1992-96, and he will posthumously receive the guild's Hall of Fame Award on Feb. 25 at the Beverly Hilton.

Turturice is survived by his mother, Evelyn.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on March 14 at the Hollywood Museum in Los Angeles. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Motion Picture Retirement Home.
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