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Rita Ryack

Rita Ryack is a costume designer, known for How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Hairspray (2007) and Ransom (1996). See full bio »

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Known For

Hairspray Costume Designer
Ransom Costume Designer
The Fan Costume Designer


Hide Hide Show Show Costume designer (46 credits)
 2018 Paterno (TV Movie)
 2017 The Wizard of Lies (TV Movie)
 2016 Citizen (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2015 Angelica
 2013 The Smurfs 2
 2012 Rock of Ages
 2012 Smash (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2012)
 2011 The Smurfs
 2010 You Don't Know Jack (TV Movie)
 2010 The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
 2009 Cop House (TV Movie)
 2008 Blue Blood (TV Movie)
 2007 Hairspray
 2007/I Teeth
 2001 Rush Hour 2
 1999 Edtv
 1998 My Giant
 1997 Wag the Dog
 1997 Fathers' Day (costumes designed by)
 1996 Ransom
 1996 The Fan
 1995/I Apollo 13
 1995 Casino
 1994 The Paper
 1993 Mr. Jones
 1993 A Bronx Tale
 1991 Cape Fear
 1991 Class Action
 1990 Steel Magnolias (TV Movie)
 1989 Gideon Oliver (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1987 Suspect
 1987 Michael Jackson: Bad (Video short)
 1985 After Hours
Show Show Costume and Wardrobe Department (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (3 credits)

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Other Works:

She was costume designer for Ronald Ribman's play, "The Journey of the Fifth Horse," in an American Repertory Theatre production at the Loeb Stage in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Adrian Hall was director. Kevin Rupnik was set designer. James F. Ingalls was lighting designer. Based in part on the story of "Diary of A Superflous Man... See more »

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Nominated for tony Award for Best Costume Design for "Casa Valentina" 2014. See more »

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