Ray Aghayan

Costume Designer, Film costumer designer

1928 – 2011

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Who was Ray Aghayan?

Gorgen Ray Aghayan was a costume designer in the United States film industry. He won an Emmy Award in 1967 with his partner Bob Mackie for his work in Alice Through the Looking Glass. Aghayan was also nominated for an Academy Award for Costume Design three times for his work in "Gaily, Gaily" in 1970, "Lady Sings the Blues" in 1973 and "Funny Lady" in 1976. He was also responsible for designing the costumes for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles.

Aghayan was the lifetime partner of costume designer Bob Mackie for nearly 50 years.

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Born
Jul 28, 1928
Tehran
Also known as
  • Gorgen Ray Aghayan
  • Reymond G. Aghayan
  • Raymond Aghayan
Spouses
Nationality
  • Iran
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Oct 10, 2011
Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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