Gianni Versace

Film costumer designer

1946 – 1997

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Who was Gianni Versace?

Gianni Versace was an Italian fashion designer and founder of Gianni Versace S.p.A., an international fashion house, which produces accessories, fragrances, makeup and home furnishings as well as clothes. He also designed costumes for the theatre and films, and was a friend of Eric Clapton, Diana, Princess of Wales, Madonna, Elton John, Cher, Sting and many other celebrities. Openly gay, Versace and his partner Antonio D'Amico were regulars on the international party scene. Versace was murdered outside his Miami Beach home, the former Casa Casuarina now known as "The Villa By Barton G.", at the age of 50 by spree killer Andrew Cunanan.

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Born
Dec 2, 1946
Reggio Calabria
Also known as
  • Giovanni Maria Versace
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Nationality
  • Italy
Profession
Employment
  • Versace
Died
Jul 15, 1997
Miami Beach

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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