John Mollo Biography (1931-)

Born March 18, 1931, in London, England; son of Eugene Simonovitch and Ella Clara (maiden name, Cockell) Mollo; married Margaret Ann, April 4, 1956 (divorced, 1966); married Louise Alexandra Mary, August 12, 1968; children: (secondmarriage) Thomas Frederick George. Addresses: Contact: New Hayward House, Nr. Hungerford, Berkshire RQ17 0P2, England.

Costume designer
Birth Details
March 18, 1931
London, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • Film Costume Designer
  • Star Wars (also known as Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hopeand Star Wars IV: A New Hope), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1977
  • (With H. R. Giger and Roger Dicken) Alien, Twentieth Century-Fox,1979
  • The Empire Strikes Back (also known as Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1980
  • Outland (also known as Io), Warner Bros., 1981
  • (With Bhanu Athaiya) Gandhi, Columbia, 1982
  • The Lords of Discipline, Paramount, 1983
  • (With Shirley Russell) Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes, Warner Bros., 1984
  • King David, Paramount, 1985
  • Revolution, Warner Bros., 1985
  • Cry Freedom, Universal, 1987
  • Hanna's War, Cannon, 1988
  • Air America, TriStar, 1990
  • White Hunter, Black Heart, Warner Bros., 1990
  • Chaplin (also known as Charlot), TriStar, 1992
  • The Three Musketeers, Buena Vista, 1993
  • Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book (also known as The Jungle Book and El libro de la selva), Buena Vista, 1994
  • Event Horizon, Paramount, 1997
  • Film Technical Advisor
  • The Charge of the Light Brigade, 1967
  • Nicholas and Alexandra, 1971
  • (Historical) Barry Lyndon, Warner Bros., 1975
  • (Historical) Zulu Dawn, Warner Bros., 1980
  • Privates on Parade, HandMade Films, 1982
  • Film Appearances
  • Interviewee, The Alien Legacy (also known as The Eighth Passenger: The Alien Legacy), 1999
  • Television Costume Designer
  • Movies
  • (And technical advisor) Sharpe's Rifles, PBS, 1992
  • Sharpe's Eagle, PBS, 1993
  • Hornblower: The Even Chance (also known as Horatio Hornblower:The Duel), Arts and Entertainment and ITV, 1998
  • Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant (also known as Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (also known as Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Hornblower: The Frogs and the Lobster (also known as Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Hornblower: Mutiny (also known as Horatio Hornblower: The Mutiny), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Hornblower: Retribution (also known as Horatio Hornblower: Retribution), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Television Work
  • Miniseries
  • Military advisor, Wagner, 1983
  • Technical advisor (military costumes), Jewel in the Crown, PBS, 1984
  • Nonfiction
  • Military Fashion, 1972
  • Uniforms of the American Revolution, 1975
  • Into the Valley of Death: The British Cavalry Division at Balaclavo, 1854, Combined Books, 1994
  • The Prince's Dolls: Scandals, Skirmishes and Splendors of the Hussars,1739-1815, Combined Books, 1997
  • Illustrator
  • Weapons and Equipment of the Victorian Soldier, by Donald Featherstone, Arms & Armour, 1998

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