Artist Bio

Julie Weiss

(Bio as of January 2017)

Broadway credits include The Elephant Man (Tony Award nomination), Piaf, Macbeth and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof with Scarlett Johansson. Regional credits include work at the Mark Taper Forum and Cleveland Play House, among many others. She won Emmy Awards for The Dollmaker and A Woman of Independent Means, and her work was Emmy-nominated for Mrs. Harris, Evergreen, Little Gloria Happy at Last and Liza Minelli: Radio City. She received Academy Award nominations for Frida and 12 Monkeys and won the Costume Designer Guild Award for American Beauty and Blades of Glory. Her other films include Bastards, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Searching for Bobby Fischer, Get Low, The Freshman, Steel Magnolias, The Ring, Hitchcock and the soon-to-be-released November Criminals. She designed pilots for Steve Zaillan’s The Night Of and Criminal Justice and Sam Raimi’s Rake, as well as the past three Academy Award ceremonies. She recently received the Costume Designers Guild’s Career Achievement Award. She attended University of California, Berkeley, where she is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and received her Master’s Degree from Brandeis University. She also has been on the faculty of Stanford University and was a visiting professor at University of California, Los Angeles.