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Edith Addams

Full name: Edith Addams de Habbelinck (-Lutjens, -Taylor, -Bel Geddes)
Gender: Female
Born: August 1, 1907 in Brussels, Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
Died: August 16, 2002 in Hudson, New York, United States
Country: BEL Belgium
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Born Edith Addams de Habbelinck in Brussels, Edith Addams studied design in England, Germany, and at the University of Brussels. She later became known as a ballet, opera, and theatre designer, earning numerous credits, including designing costumes for the 1954 Broadway play, Ondine, for which she won a Tony Award. Her other costume design credits included South Pacific, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Anne of the Thousand Days, and The Crucible, receiving the George Jean Nathan Award for The Crucible costumes. She ran a costume shop in New York and from 1958-60 was the publisher of Theatre Arts magazine. Addams married three times, the final time to industrial architect Norman Bel Geddes. By that marriage, Addams-Bel Geddes became the stepmother of Barbara Bel Geddes, an American actress best known as "Miss Ellie" on the 1970-80s primetime soap opera, Dallas.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Fencing Women's Foil, Individual Belgium BEL 5 p1 r1/3

Women's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TG TR TD
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Fencing Belgium BEL Round One Pool One 5 1928-07-31 3 3 22 25
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Fencing Belgium BEL Round One Pool One 2 1928-07-31 Freeman (GBR) 5, Addams (BEL) 2 2
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Fencing Belgium BEL Round One Pool One 2 1928-07-31 Mayer (GER) 5, Addams (BEL) 4 4
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Fencing Belgium BEL Round One Pool One 2 1928-07-31 Morgenthaler (SUI) 5, Addams (BEL) 1 1
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Fencing Belgium BEL Round One Pool One 1 1928-07-31 Addams (BEL) 5, Lloyd (USA) 4 5
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Fencing Belgium BEL Round One Pool One 1 1928-07-31 Addams (BEL) 5, Reuche (FRA) 4 5
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Fencing Belgium BEL Round One Pool One 1 1928-07-31 Addams (BEL) 5, Olsen (SWE) 2 5
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