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Patricia Norris dies at 83; Oscar-nominated costume designer
Patricia Norris dies at 83; Oscar-nominated costume designer

Costume designer Patricia Norris, whose work on "12 Years a Slave" garnered her a sixth Oscar nomination, mostly avoided films with contemporary settings. "They're very boring to me," she told the New York Times in 2013. "I'm not a shopper." She made a major exception for her collaborations with director David Lynch on his off-kilter "Blue Velvet," "Wild at Heart," "Twin Peaks" and others. "I can't do a modern movie," Norris said, "unless it's sort of twisted." Norris, 83, who won an Emmy for her work on the 1990 "Twin Peaks" TV pilot, died Feb. 20 at her home in Westlake...

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