The Beatles’ costume designer Julie Harris dies aged 94

Harris dressed the Fab Four for the films 'A Hard Day's Night' and 'Help!'

Julie Harris, the costume designer who notably worked with The Beatles during her career has died at the age of 94.

Harris dressed the Fab Four for their 1964 film A Hard Day’s Night and Help! the following year. Of working with the band, Harris later said: “I must be one of the few people who can claim they have seen John, Paul, George and Ringo naked.”

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Harris died on Saturday (May 30) at a hospital in London after being admitted for a chest infection. She won an Oscar in 1965 for her work on the film Darling. The designer also worked on the James Bond film Live and Let Die.

British Film Institute curator Jo Botting told BBC News: “Julie worked with some of the greatest international stars in the history of the cinema, and for some of its most legendary directors and producers. Her outstanding work was constantly nominated for awards.”

Meanwhile, Paul McCartney teamed up live with Dave Grohl for a rendition of ‘I Saw Her Standing There’ at his London show late last month (May 23). He also performed his 1980 track ‘Temporary Secretary’ live for the first time ever.

It was recently revealed that Paul McCartney was close to being cast in hit US sitcom Friends. The former Beatle was originally asked to play Ross Geller’s British father-in-law in 1998.
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