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Cityscape
4:51 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Actress Susan Claassen Embodies Costume Designer Edith Head

Actress Susan Claassen in the role of costume designer Edith Head.
Tim Fuller

Actress Susan Claassen has had the same look for years. But it wasn't until she saw a show on Edith Head one night on the Biography channel that Claassen realized her appearance was very similar to costume designer Edith Head, whose Hollywood career spanned from 1923 to her death in 1981.

"She [Edith Head] really was an executive woman before there was such a thing," said Claassen. "It was a boy's club when she came in in 1923. And the films are as timeless as her designs."

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