December 8, 1901|
Baker, Montana, U.S.
|Died||November 15, 1962
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Suicide|
|Resting place||Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale|
|Other names||Irene Gibbons
|Known for||Designing costumes for motion picture actors|
|Spouse(s)||F. Richard Jones, Elliot Gibbons|
Irene Maud Lentz (December 8, 1901 – November 15, 1962)  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]
- "Irene", in Suicide in the Entertainment Industry: An Encyclopedia of 840 Twentieth Century Cases, by David K. Frasier (McFarland, 2005) p156-157