Oscar-Winning costume designer John Mollo passes away

ANI | Updated: Oct 28, 2017 15:56 IST

Washington D.C [USA], October 28 (ANI): John Mollo, who was an Oscar-winning costume designer for 'Star Wars' film series, is no more.

Mollo, the costume designer who brought to life Ralph McQuarrie and George Lucas' conceptual vision for Star Wars, has died at the age of 86, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

The British costume designer also won a second academy award for his work on Richard Attenborough's Gandhi in 1983. However, he shared the award with Bhanu Athaiya, the first Indian to win an Oscar.

He has also worked on films like 'Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan' (1984), 'Lord of the Apes' (1984), 'Cry Freedom' (1987), 'White Hunter Black Heart' (1990), 'Air America' (1990), 'Chaplin' (1992) and 'Event Horizon' (1997). (ANI)