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 Hollywood mob movie classic  “Goodfellas” , costume designer Richard Bruno

By Variety Staff

Hollywood costume designer Richard Bruno, who designed costumes for films including “Heaven Can Wait,” “Raging Bull ”  “The Color of Money” and old movie friend of ours” Goodfellas,” died Jan. 11 in Port Townsend, Wash., from kidney failure. He was 87.

Bruno won a BAFTA Film Award in 1990 for his work on Martin Scorsese “Goodfellas.”

“Richard Bruno was a remarkably gifted designer especially in designing costumes for male characters,” said Mary Rose, president of the board for the Costume Designers Guild. “Always a professional, he was well respected by the industry and will be greatly missed by all of us.”

Bruno proved influential with the men’s deep-collared, steep-pointed shirts that he had designed for “Goodfellas,” starting a trend in U.S. cities in the early 1990s. He worked on numerous films with  Hollywood Goodfella star Robert De Niro and director Martin Scorsese: He was the men’s costumer on “New York, New York” (1977) and costume designer (with John Boxer) on “Raging Bull” (1980), “The King Of Comedy ” (1983),   read more   Here