Walter Plunkett
Date of Birth
Jun 05, 1902
Birth Place:
Oakland, CA


By his own admission, American costume designer Walter Plunkett held delusions of movie stardom when he came to Hollywood in 1925. While he enjoyed substantial roles in stock and vaudeville, the best Plunkett could do in the movies was the occasional bit or extra part. Through the kindess of an old friend, costumer Howard Greer, Plunkett received a job at Joseph P. Kennedy's FBO studios. By the...