October 30, 1931 Hanover, Pennsylvania, United States
Attended Carnegie-Mellon University
Worked for American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA; McCarter TheatreCompany, Princeton, NJ; American Ballet Theatre; American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, CT; John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington,DC; Minneapolis Opera, Minneapolis, MN; San Francisco Opera, San Francisco,CA; Hartman Theatre Company, Stanford, CT, 1981; and Long Wharf Theatre, NewHaven, CT, 1982.
Ann Roth's distinguished career as a costume designer spans forty years of work on some of the industry's most memorable and high-profile films. She won an Academy Award in 1997 for The English Patient, and she has been nominated for Oscars® on three other films: The Hours, The Talented Mr. Ripley, and Places in the Heart.Earlier this year, Ms. Roth was also presented with the Costume Designers Guild's honorary Career Achievement for Film Award.Ms. Roth's most recent work as a costume designer will be seen this year in Miramax Film's Cold Mountain,directed by Anthony Minghella from the best-selling Civil War novel by Charles Frazier, and starring Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Renee Zellweger. She has also been working on Frank Oz's The Stepford Wives, and M. Night Shyamalan's The Woods.