Bob Mackie Biography (1940-)

Full name, Robert Gordon Mackie; born March 24, 1940, in Monterey Park, CA; son of Charles Robert and Mildred Agnes (maiden name, Smith) Mackie; married Marianne Wolford, 1960 (divorced, 1963); married Lulu Nicholson (divorced); children: (second marriage) Robin. Addresses: Office: Bob Mackie Ltd., 530 7th Ave., #3D, New York, NY 10018.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Costume designer
Birth Details
March 24, 1940
Monterey Park, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Costume Designer
  • Divorce American Style, Columbia, 1967
  • (Costumes for Diana Ross) Lady Sings the Blues, Paramount, 1972
  • Funny Lady, Columbia, 1975
  • (Costumes for Marie Osmond) Goin' Coconuts, 1978
  • (Costumes for Ann-Margret) The Villain (also known as Cactus Jack), Columbia, 1979
  • (Costumes for Sally Field) Smokey and the Bandit II (also known asSmokey and the Bandit Ride Again), Universal, 1980
  • Encore!, Lyn-Ron, 1980
  • ... All the Marbles, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1981
  • Chu Chu and the Philly Flash, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981
  • Pennies from Heaven, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1981
  • Butterfly, Analysis, 1981
  • Staying Alive, Paramount, 1983
  • Max Dugan Returns, 1983
  • (Costumes for Brooke Shields) Brenda Starr, Columbia TriStar, 1989
  • Television Costume Designer
  • Series
  • (With Ray Aghayan) The Carol Burnett Show (also known as CarolBurnett and Friends), CBS, 1967-1978
  • The Sonny and Cher Show, CBS, 1975
  • Donny and Marie (also known as The Osmond Family Show), ABC, 1976
  • Carol & Company, NBC, 1990
  • The Carol Burnett Show, NBC, 1991
  • Specials
  • The 48th Annual Academy Awards, 1976
  • An Evening with Diana Ross, 1977
  • The Grass Is Always Greener over the Septic Tank, 1978
  • The Star Wars Holiday Special, 1978
  • Mitzi ... Zings into Spring, 1978
  • Mitzi ... What's Hot, What's Not, 1978
  • The Captain & Tennille Songbook, 1979
  • Goldie and Liza Together, 1980
  • Celebration (also known as Lynda Carter's Celebration), CBS, 1981
  • Eunice, CBS, 1982
  • (Costumes for Carol Burnett) Neil Diamond ... Hello Again, CBS, 1986
  • A Carol Burnett Special ... Carol, Carl, Whoopi & Robin, ABC,1987
  • The 60th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1988
  • Julie and Carol: Together Again, ABC, 1989
  • (Costumes for Angela Lansbury) The 43rd Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1989
  • Cher ... at the Mirage, CBS, 1990
  • (Costumes for Carol Burnett) The Very Best of the Ed Sullivan Show, CBS, 1991
  • (Costumes for Diahann Carroll) 19th Annual Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame, syndicated, 1992
  • (Hostess gowns) The 6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards, syndicated, 1992
  • The Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion, CBS, 1993
  • (Hostess gown) Soul Train Comedy Awards, syndicated, 1993
  • (Hostess gown) The 7th Annual Soul Train Music Awards, syndicated,1993
  • Men, Movies & Carol, CBS, 1994
  • (Costumes for Carol Burnett) Carol Burnett: The Special Years, CBS, 1994
  • Golden Anniversary (also known as Rosemary Clooney's Demi-Centennial and Rosemary Clooney's Golden Anniversary), 1995
  • (Costumes for Carol Burnett) The All My Children 25th Anniversary Special, ABC, 1995
  • (And scenic designer) Blue Suede Shoes--Ballet Rocks!, PBS, 1998
  • Cher: Live in Concert from Las Vegas (also known as Cher: Livein Concert at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas), HBO, 1999
  • (Costumes for Carol Burnett) Putting It Together, 2000
  • The Carol Burnett Show: Show Stoppers, CBS, 2001
  • Movies
  • The Tenth Month, CBS, 1979
  • Plaza Suite, 1987
  • Gypsy, CBS, 1993
  • Mrs. Santa Claus, CBS, 1996
  • Miniseries
  • Fresno, CBS, 1986
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • Directed "Honey-and-Sis," an episode of The Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour, NBC.
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Night of 100 Stars II, 1985
  • Sex Symbols: Past, Present and Future, syndicated, 1987
  • Made in the USA, NBC, 1994
  • The Hollywood Fashion Machine, AMC, 1995
  • The 18th Annual American Fashion Awards, E! Entertainment, 1999
  • Interviewee, Edith Head: Designing Woman, Arts and Entertainment,2000
  • Interviewee, Mitzi Gaynor: Hollywood's Cockeyed Optimist (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Interviewee, Joan Rivers: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Interviewee, It's Burlesque, Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Carol Burnett: Show Stoppers, CBS, 2001
  • Episodic
  • "A Model Marriage/This Year's Model/Original Sin/Vogue Rogue/Too Clothesfor Comfort: Parts 1 & 2," The Love Boat, ABC, 1981
  • Himself, "At Home with Bob Mackie,"At Home With, Home & GardenTelevision, 2001
  • Also appeared in an episode of The Movie That Changed My Life, AMC.
  • Miniseries
  • Richard Evan Hampton, Tales of the City (also known as Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City), PBS, 1993
  • Stage Costume Designer
  • On the Town, Imperial Theatre, New York City, 1971-1972
  • (With Ray Aghayan) Lorelei, Broadway production, 1974
  • Platinum, Broadway production, 1978
  • The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, NewYork City, 1994
  • Moon over Buffalo, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1995-1996
  • Minnelli on Minnelli, Palace Theatre, New York City, 1999-2000
  • Pete `n' Keely, John Houseman Theatre, New York City, 2000
  • Stage Work
  • Coproducer of libretto, Movie Star, Los Angeles production, 1982
  • Stage Appearances
  • Night of 100 Stars II, Broadway production, 1985
  • WRITINGS
  • Stage Writings
  • Libretto, Movie Star, produced in Los Angeles, 1982
  • Books
  • (With Gerry Brenner) Dressing for Glamour, New York, 1979

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Fashion, St. James Press, 2002
    • Decaro, Frank, Unmistakably Mackie: The Fashion and Fantasy of Bob Mackie (photographs by Gideon Lewin), Universe Books, 1999
    Periodicals
    • Advocate, November 9, 1999, p. 99
    • Cosmopolitan, April, 1986
    • Newsweek, June 11, 1973
    • New York Daily News, May 5, 1985
    • Vanity Fair, June, 1993
    • Vogue, February, 1990

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