Ruth E. Carter

Costume designer
Born: 04/10/1960 in Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Wardrobe, Hair & Makeup (55)

Kidnap 2016 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Da Sweet Blood of Jesus 2015 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Selma 2014 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Best of Me 2014 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Lee Daniels' The Butler 2013 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Oldboy 2013 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Teen Beach Movie 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Wardrobe

Sparkle 2012 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Abduction 2011 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Frankie and Alice 2010 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Black Dynamite 2009 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Imagine That 2009 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Spread 2009 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Meet Dave 2008 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Four Brothers 2005 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Serenity 2005 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Against the Ropes 2004 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Daddy Day Care 2003 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Citizen Baines 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Costume Designer

I Spy 2002 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

It's Showtime at the Apollo 1987 - 2002 (TV Show)

Costume Designer

Baby Boy 2001 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Dr. Dolittle 2 2001 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Bamboozled 2000 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Love & Basketball 2000 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Price of Glory 2000 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Shaft 2000 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Summer of Sam 1999 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Down in the Delta 1998 (Movie)

(Costume Consultant)

How Stella Got Her Groove Back 1998 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Amistad 1997 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

B.A.P.S. 1997 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Rebound: The Legend of Earl 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Costume Consultant

Rosewood 1997 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Parent 'Hood 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Costume Designer

The Great White Hype 1996 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Clockers 1995 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Money Train 1995 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Cobb 1994 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Crooklyn 1994 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Surviving the Game 1994 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Meteor Man 1993 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

What's Love Got to Do With It 1993 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Malcolm X 1992 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

House Party 2 1991 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Jungle Fever 1991 (Movie)

costume design (Costume Designer)

Spike & Co: Do It A Cappella 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Costume Designer

The Five Heartbeats 1991 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Denial 1990 (Movie)

(Costumes)

Homeroom 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Costume Designer

Mo' Better Blues 1990 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Partners in Life 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Costume Designer

Do the Right Thing 1989 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka 1988 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

School Daze 1988 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)
Actor (1)

Sparkle 2012 (Movie)

Sugar (Actor)

EDUCATION

Hampton University

Hampton , Virginia 1982

Milestones

2012

Made acting debut in musical drama "Sparkle"

2006

Designed costumes for CBS series "Shark" and FX miniseries "Thief"

2000

Ninth film collaboration with Lee, "Bamboozled"

1997

Earned second Oscar nomination for her costume designs in Steven Spielberg's "Amistad"

1996

Served as costume consultant on HBO TV-movie "Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault"

1993

Created costumes for Tina Turner biopic "What's Love Got to Do With It?"

1992

Received Academy Award nomination for Best Costume Design for Lee's "Malcolm X"

1989

First TV credit, pilot for the NBC sitcom "Seinfeld"

1988

Featured debut as costume designer, Spike Lee's "School Daze"; first of several films Carter designed for Lee

Began career as costume designer with Santa Fe Opera

Originally intended to pursue career as a special ed teacher; after college, decided to pursue career as a costume designer

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