Irene Lentz

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Irene Lentz
A Tailor-Made Man (1922) - 2.jpg
Irene Lentz, Edythe Chapman, and Charles Ray in A Tailor-Made Man (1922)
Born(1901-12-08)December 8, 1901
DiedNovember 15, 1962(1962-11-15) (aged 60)
Cause of deathSuicide
Resting placeForest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Other namesIrene Gibbons
OccupationCostume designer
Known forDesigning costumes for motion picture actors
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Spouse(s)F. Richard Jones, Elliot Gibbons

Irene Maud Lentz (December 8, 1901 – November 15, 1962) [1] was an American costume designer. She made costumes for many movie stars. She designed costumes for actresses like Hedy Lamarr, Ingrid Bergman and Marlene Dietrich in the 1930s and the 1940s.

On November 15, 1962, Lentz jumped to her death out a hotel window near Los Angeles.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Irene", in Suicide in the Entertainment Industry: An Encyclopedia of 840 Twentieth Century Cases, by David K. Frasier (McFarland, 2005) p156-157