Bill Thomas (costume designer)
Bill Thomas (1951)
October 13, 1921
Chicago, Illinois, USA
May 30, 2000
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Bill Thomas (October 13, 1921 – May 30, 2000) was an American Academy Award-winning costume designer who had over 180 credits. He is perhaps best known for films like Babes in Toyland, Spartacus and The Happiest Millionaire. He was nominated 10 times.
In 2006 the Costume Designers Guild Awards put him in the Hall of Fame.
All of these were for Best Costumes.
- 33rd Academy Awards-Nominated for Seven Thieves (in best costumes-B/W). Lost to The Facts of Life.
- 33rd Academy Awards-Spartacus (in best costumes-color). Shared with Arlington Valles. Won. 
- 34th Academy Awards-Nominated for Babes in Toyland (in best costumes-color). Lost to West Side Story. 
- 35th Academy Awards-Nominated for Bon Voyage! (best costumes-color). Lost to The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm.
- 36th Academy Awards-Nominated for Toys in the Attic (costumes-black and white). Lost to 8½.
- 38th Academy Awards-Nominated for Ship of Fools (costumes-black and white). Shared with Jean Louis. Lost to Darling.
- 38th Academy Awards-Nominated for Inside Daisy Clover (costumes-color). Shared with Edith Head. Lost to Doctor Zhivago.
- 40th Academy Awards-Nominated for The Happiest Millionaire. Lost to Camelot.
- 43rd Academy Awards-Nominated for The Hawaiians. Lost to Cromwell. 
- 44th Academy Awards-Nominated for Bedknobs and Broomsticks. Lost to Nicholas and Alexandra. 
- Bill Thomas at the Internet Movie Database