Ann Roth

Costume Designer


Ann Roth won the Academy Award® for Best Costume Design for The English Patient (1996) and was nominated for Places in the Heart (1984), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), and The Hours (2002). Her more than one hundred screen credits include The World of Henry Orient (1964), Midnight Cowboy (1969), Klute (1971), The Day of the Locust (1975) (for which she won the BAFTA Award for Best Costume Design), Working Girl (1988), Silkwood (1983), The
Unbearable Lightness of Being
(1988), The Mambo Kings (1992), The Birdcage (1996), Primary Colors (1998), Cold Mountain (2003), Closer (2004), Freedomland (2006), The Good Shepherd (2006), Margot at the Wedding (2007), and Evening (2007).

Roth's dozens of stage credits include The Odd Couple, The Star-Spangled Girl, Purlie,
Seesaw, They're Playing Our Song, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Biloxi Blues, Butley, The Vertical Hour
, and Deuce.

Roth is a two-time Emmy Award® nominee for the miniseries Roanoak (1986) and Angels in America (2003).

In 2000, the Theatre Development Fund honored Roth with the Irene Sharaff Award for Lifetime Achievement. In 2003, the Hollywood Film Festival honored her with the Outstanding
Achievement in Costume Design Award.