At the age of 86 years has died the Hollywood costume designer John Mollo. One of his main works — the costumes for the iconic franchise “Star wars”, writes The Sunday Times.
Images of Darth Vader, Princess Leia, Han Solo and the stormtroopers was created by John Mollo.
— Darth Vader I had to go in three divisions: the division for Church the cassock, the Department of modern clothing for motorcycle costume and in the military division for the German helmet and gas mask. We dazzled it all together, and it turned out Darth Vader was told Mollo in an interview.
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John Mollo was awarded the prize “Oscar” in the category “Best costume design” for the first film in the series “Star wars” — “Episode IV: a New hope” (1977).
According to the newspaper, the cause of death was the consequences of vascular dementia. The death of John Mollo came on October 25.