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An all-star cast comes together in the Lee Daniels' film, ‘The Butler'. It traces the dramatic changes in America over fifty years through the eyes of the White House butler who served for eight presidents.

Two-time Academy Award Nominee, Ruth Carter is the costume designer for ‘The Butler',  and was responsible for more than 250 looks for 95 characters.

Fun Facts About Ruth Carter:

  • She is an African-American costume designer. She is best known for her work on the films Malcolm X and Amistad, for each of which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Costume Design.
  • She received a career achievement award from the American Black Film Festival in 2002.
  • Carter graduated from Hampton University, and then interned in her hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts and at the Santa Fe Opera.
  • Working at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, she met Spike Lee, who hired her for his second film, School Daze, and with whom she worked on a number of films thereafter.

(Source: Wikipedia)

‘Lee Daniels' The Butler' opens Friday, August 16th.

You can follow Ruth on Twitter: @onsetwardrobe

Facebook: Ruth Costume Design

Instagram: ruthecarter

 

 

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