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Colleen Atwood

Born: 1948
Birthplace: Ellensburg, WA [1]

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Fashion Designer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mars Attacks costume designer

Colleen Atwood began as a fashion designer, with a degree from Cornish School of Fine Arts in Seattle. She worked on costume design for Firstborn in 1984, and went on to design costumes for many movies, including Little Women, Beloved, Fallen, and Gattaca. She works with Tim Burton frequently, creating costumes for his films Planet of the Apes, Ed Wood, Edward Scissorhands, Mars Attacks, Sleepy Hollow, and Big Fish. Atwood won the Oscar for Best Costume Design in 2003 for her work on Chicago.

[1] Born in Ellensburg, grew up in Quincy.

    Oscar for Best Costume Design 2003 for Chicago

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