Yvonne Blake

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Blake in January 2017

Yvonne Ann Blake (17 April 1940[1] – 17 July 2018) was a British-born Spanish costume designer. She was born in Manchester. Blake won an Academy Award for Best Costume Design for the movie Nicholas and Alexandra.[2] She also won four Goya Awards[3] and was nominated for the BAFTA Awards and the Emmy Awards.

Blake was also known for her production design in Jesus Christ Superstar and Superman.

Blake died on 17 July 2018 in Madrid from complications of a stroke at the age of 78.[4]

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  1. "Yvonne Blake, Award-Winning Costume Designer, Is Dead at 78". BYLIFETODAY.COM. 18 July 2018. Archived from the original on 19 November 2018. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  2. Lakin, Martin. "Christopher Reeve Superman Movie Costumes 1978–1987". Caped Wonder. Archived from the original on 1 August 2010. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  3. "Premiados 2005. XIX Edición Premios Goya" (PDF). Premios Goya (in Spanish). Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 July 2011. Retrieved 26 December 2010.
  4. Yvonne Blake, 'Superman' Costume Designer, Dies at 78

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