Elizabeth McBride

Elizabeth McBride, an Oscar-nominated costume designer, died June 16 of cancer at her home in Santa Fe, N.M. She was 42.

McBride garnered her Academy Award nomination in 1989 for “Driving Miss Daisy.”

McBride got her start as a costume designer in Dallas, where she worked for director Bruce Beresford on the 1983 film “Tender Mercies.”

Additional film credits include “True Stories,” “Fried Green Tomatoes,” “Thelma and Louise,” “The Shawshank Redemption” and last year’s John Travolta film “Michael.”

McBride had been hired for director Peter Weir’s futuristic comedy “The Truman Show,” starring Jim Carrey, but became ill last fall and was unable to work on the film.

A native of Shreveport, La., McBride lived in Santa Fe for the last eight years.

She is survived by her parents, Paul and Patty McBride, a sister and brother.

McBride requested donations be sent to the Animal Alliance, 320 Galisteo St., Suite 205, Santa Fe, NM 87501.

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