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Susan Kaufman
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Susan Kaufman

Born and raised in Chicago, Susan Kaufmann received her Bachelor's Degree in Costume Design from Columbia College, and her Associate Degree in Fashion Design from Harper College.

She has had a long and rewarding collaboration with director Robert Altman, and was costume designer of his most recent feature, The Company. This followed her work with him as costume supervisor on Dr. T and the Women, Cookie's Fortune, and The Gingerbread Man.

Ms. Kaufmann has designed the costumes for such features as Doug Ellin's Kissing a Fool, Christian Otjen's Reeseville, Jon Purdy's Joshua, and Randall Fried's Heaven is a Playground; for such television series as Cupid and What About Joan; and for such telefilms as David Burton Morris' The Three Lives of Karen.

Earlier in her career, she was wardrobe supervisor on P.J. Hogan's My Best Friend's Wedding, and costume supervisor on Stephen Gyllenhaal's Losing Isaiah and Michael Apted's Blink.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Susan Kaufman Facts

OccupationCostume Designer
BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.