Edith Head, Costume Designer: Rear Window. Edith Head was born on October 28, 1897 in San Bernardino, California, USA as Edith Claire Posener. She is known for her work on Rear Window (1954), Vertigo (1958) and The Sting (1973). She was married to Wiard Ihnen and Charles Head. She died on October 24, 1981 in Los Angeles, California.