James Acheson

Costume designer, Production designer
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Born: 03/13/1946 in Leicester, England, GB

Filmography

Wardrobe, Hair & Makeup (26)

Absolutely Anything 2015 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Man of Steel 2013 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Warrior's Way 2010 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Incredible Hulk 2008 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Spider-Man 3 2007 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Spider-Man 2 2004 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Daredevil 2003 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Spider-Man 2002 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Le Nozze di Figaro 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Costume Designer

The Little Vampire 2000 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Man in the Iron Mask 1998 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Wind in the Willows 1997 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Restoration 1995 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Little Buddha 1994 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein 1994 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights 1992 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Sheltering Sky 1990 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Biggles 1988 (Movie)

(Costumes)

Dangerous Liaisons 1988 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Last Emperor 1987 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Highlander 1986 (Movie)

costume design (Costume Designer)

Water 1986 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Brazil 1985 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Bullshot 1983 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Monty Python's The Meaning of Life 1982 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Time Bandits 1981 (Movie)

(Costumes)
Art Department (4)

Absolutely Anything 2015 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

The Wind in the Willows 1997 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Little Buddha 1994 (Movie)

(Production Designer)

Sir Henry at Rawlinson End 1979 (Movie)

art direction (Art Director)

Relationships

Christine Mary Acheson

Mother

Grace Christina Acheson

Daughter

Alexander Acheson

Father

Julia Mansford

Wife
married in 1992

EDUCATION

Wimbledon School of Art

1968

Milestones

First feature film as costume designer "Time Bandits"

Designed TV commercials; met director Nicholas Roeg who hired him for "Flash Gordon"; left project when producers fired Roeg

Designed 10,000 costumes for the film "The Last Emperor"

Designed costumes for "Man of Steel"

Designed costumes for "Spider-Man"

Began his career at BBC television in the early 1970s

Worked as costume designer on "Dr. Who"; responsible for creating the character's 20-yard scarf

Bonus Trivia

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Acheson has a twin brother named Patrick.

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Acheson now lives in New Zealand.

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