Ruth Myers

Costume designer
This veteran costumer has alternated between contemporary films and period pieces. Ruth Myers was born and raised in Manchester, England and received her training at St Martin's College of Art in London. After receiving ... Read more »
Born: in Manchester, England, GB

Filmography

Wardrobe, Hair & Makeup (73)

Tarzan 2016 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Effie Gray 2015 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Molly Moon's Big Book of Hypnotism 2015 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Mortdecai 2015 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Vampire Academy 2014 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Deep Blue Sea 2012 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Unknown 2011 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Dorian Gray 2009 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

City of Ember 2008 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Golden Compass 2007 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Half Light 2006 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Infamous 2006 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Monster House 2006 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Painted Veil 2006 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Beyond the Sea 2004 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Carnivàle 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Costume Designer

Connie and Carla 2004 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Ella Enchanted 2004 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Nicholas Nickleby 2002 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Four Feathers 2002 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Company Man 2001 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Iris 2001 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Center Stage 2000 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Proof of Life 2000 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Next Best Thing 2000 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Cradle Will Rock 1999 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Deep Impact 1998 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

A Thousand Acres 1997 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

L.A. Confidential 1997 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Bogus 1996 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Emma 1996 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

How to Make An American Quilt 1995 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Clean Slate 1994 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

I.Q. 1994 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Pontiac Moon 1994 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Firm 1993 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Mr. Saturday Night 1992 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Another You 1991 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Addams Family 1991 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Marrying Man 1991 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Russia House 1990 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Bert Rigby, You're a Fool 1989 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Blaze 1989 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Blood Red 1989 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Accidental Tourist 1988 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Vibes 1988 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Haunted Honeymoon 1986 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Plenty 1985 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Electric Dreams 1984 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Teachers 1984 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

The Woman in Red 1984 (Movie)

costume design (Costume Designer)

Something Wicked This Way Comes 1983 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Cannery Row 1982 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

First Monday in October 1981 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Sunday Lovers 1981 (Movie)

(American segment) (Costume Designer)

Altered States 1980 (Movie)

(Costumes)

In God We Trust 1980 (Movie)

(Costumes)

It's My Turn 1980 (Movie)

(Costumes)

And Justice For All 1979 (Movie)

(Costumes)

The Competition 1979 (Movie)

(Costumes)

The Main Event 1979 (Movie)

(Costumes)

Magic 1978 (Movie)

(Costumes)

Silver Bears 1978 (Movie)

(Costumes)

The World's Greatest Lover 1977 (Movie)

(Costumes)

Galileo 1973 (Movie)

(Costumes)

A Touch of Class 1972 (Movie)

(Costume Designer)

Romance of a Horse Thief 1971 (Movie)

(Costumes)

A Nice Girl Like Me 1969 (Movie)

costume design (Costume Designer)

Three Into Two Won't Go 1969 (Movie)

costume design (Costume Designer)

Smashing Time 1967 (Movie)

costume design (Costume Designer)

Baja Oklahoma (TV Show)

Costume Designer

Hemingway & Gellhorn (TV Show)

Costume Designer

Biography

This veteran costumer has alternated between contemporary films and period pieces. Ruth Myers was born and raised in Manchester, England and received her training at St Martin's College of Art in London. After receiving a scholarship to further her studies with the English Stage Company of the Royal Court Theatre, she joined the company, working her way up from wardrobe assistant to designer. Myers spent a season with a troupe in Oxford, before returning to the Royal Court in 1965.

EDUCATION

St Martin's College of Art

English Stage Company of the Royal Court Theatre

studied on scholarship

Milestones

1999

Created the period designs for "Cradle Will Rock"

1997

Designed the clothing for "L.A. Confidential"

1996

Won Oscar nomination for her costumes for "Emma"

1991

Earned first Oscar nomination for costumes for "The Addams Family"

1988

TV debut as designer, "Baja Oklahoma" (HBO)

1967

First feature credit, "Smashing Time"

1965

Returned to the Royal Court Theatre, concentrating on costume design

Joined the Royal Court Theatre as wardrobe mistress upon completing her scholarship

Served as costume designer on the remake of "Four Feathers"

Promoted to designer with the Royal Court Theatre

Spent one year at a repertory theatre in Oxford

SIMILAR ARTICLES