Biography: Martin Pakledinaz was born on September 1, 1953 in Sterling Heights, Michigan. He attended Wayne State University and the University of Michigan. He designed costumes for the leading regional theatres in the United States, various prestigious opera houses, and the Royal Dramatic Theatre of Sweden. His survivors included his sister and brothers.
Film/TV Credits: His costume design credits include: "The Elixir of Love," "A Midsummer Night"s Dream," "Street Scene," Grand Isle," and "My Week with Marilyn."
Other Awards: Inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame shortly after his death.
Trivia: He worked with Mark Morris for multiple years, as well as other dance companies. The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on July 12, 2012.