Deborah Nadoolman Landis Bio

(Author, Costume Designer)

Relationship Statistics of Deborah Nadoolman Landis

What is Deborah Nadoolman Landis marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Married
When did Deborah Nadoolman Landis get married ? (married date): July 27, 1980
How many children does Deborah Nadoolman Landis have ? (name): Two (Rachel and Max)
Is Deborah Nadoolman Landis having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Deborah Nadoolman Landis lesbian ?: No
Who is Deborah Nadoolman Landis husband ? (name): View Couple Comparison John Landis
John Landis

More about the relationship

Deborah Nadoolman Landis is a married woman. She is married to American director, John Landis. He is known for his comedy movies such as National Lampoon’s Animal House, The Blues Brothers, etc.

The couple met while working in movies together. After dating for some years, they exchanged wedding vows on 27 July 1980. As of 2020, they have been married for over 40 years.

From their marriage, they have two children. On June 4, 1982, Deborah gave birth to their first child, Rachel. On August 3, 1985, she gave birth to their son, Max Landis.

Who is Deborah Nadoolman Landis?

Deborah Nadoolman Landis is an American author and costume designer. She famously designed Michael Jackson’s iconic red jacket that he wore in Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983) which was sold for $1.8 million an auction.

In addition to this, she has worked on notable movies such as ‘The Blues Brothers’, ‘Animal House’, ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’, and ‘Three Amigos’.

Deborah Nadoolman Landis: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Childhood, Ethnicity

Deborah Nadoolman Landis was born on May 26, 1952, in New York, the US. As of 2020, her age is 68. Landis has not revealed much about her childhood days and family background. She has not revealed anything about her parents. Similarly, there is no information about her siblings and other family members.

She spent her childhood days in New York and her ethnicity is Ashkenazi Jewish.

Education: School/College, University

Regarding her educational background, Landis went to UCLA. From there, she graduated with an M.F.A. in costume design in 1975. After that, she went to the Royal College of Art in London from where she earned her Ph.D. in the history of design.

Deborah Nadoolman Landis: Professional Life, Career

Deborah Nadoolman Landis has had a long career in which she has designed some of the most iconic costumes in living memory. She had a long-term film collaboration with her husband, John Landis, the director.

Their collaborative works include National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978) and The Blues Brothers (1980).

Moreover, she had done a significant amount of works with Steven Spielberg such as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), ‘Costa Gavras’ on Mad City (1997), and Louis Malle on Crackers (1984).

She and Landis further collaborated in An American Werewolf in London (1981), Trading Places (1983), ¡Three Amigos! (1986), and Michael Jackson’s Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983).

The fedora and jacket worn by Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones and the red jacket worn by Michael Jackson in ‘Thriller’ are some examples. For her costume designs, she has won several Drama-Logue Awards and an Academy Award nomination.

In addition to this, she wrote and edited a number of books including “FilmCraft: Costume Design” (Focal Press, 2012), “Hollywood Sketchbook: A Century of Costume Illustration” (Harper Collins, 2012), “Hollywood Costume” (V&A Publishing, 2012), Screencraft/Costume Design (Focal Press, 2003), Dressed: A Century of Hollywood Costume Design (Harper Collins, 2007),  and 50 Costumes/50 Designers: Concept to Character (University of California Press. 2004).

Furthermore, she has also worked as a professor and has taught at the University of Southern California, the AFI Conservatory, and the University of the Arts London.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Nadoolman has salt and pepper hair and a pair of brown eyes. She has not revealed her height, weight, and other body measurements.

Deborah Nadoolman Landis: Net Worth, Salary

As of 2020, Deborah Nadoolman Landis has an estimated net worth in the region of $1 million – $5 million. She has not revealed her annual salary. On average, American movie costume designers earn over $64k per year.

Rumors and Controversies

Landis has not been involved in any controversies. She has been able to keep herself away from any type of controversy and scandal. So far, she has not done anything controversial in her career. She has kept her profile clean and has simply focused on her career and personal life.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Landis is not active on social media sites. She has chosen to stay away from the social media world.

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