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Ray Aghayan dies at 83; award-winning costume designer
Ray Aghayan dies at 83; award-winning costume designer

Ray Aghayan, an Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated costume designer whose credits included more than a dozen Oscar shows and the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, has died. He was 83. Aghayan, the lifetime partner of costume designer Bob Mackie, died Monday of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles, said a spokeswoman for the Costume Designers Guild. In a career that spanned television, film and Broadway, the Iranian-born Aghayan designed costumes for such stars as Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, Diana Ross, Dinah Shore, Julie Andrews, Carol Channing and Doris Day. "He was a darling man, and I loved working with him on my...

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