Erin Strecker
October 28, 2013 AT 03:33 PM EDT

Just in time for Halloween, today’s Google homepage celebrates Hollywood costume designer Edith Head, on what would have been her 115th birthday (she passed away in 1981).

In 1924, Head was hired as a costume sketch artist for Paramount Pictures. She would go on the create costumes for everyone from Sophia Loren to Elizabeth Taylor, and is probably most well-known for her work on of Alfred Hitchcock’s films, including Vertigo, The Birds and Rear Window.

Throughout her long career, she was nominated for 35 Academy Awards, and won eight times — for her work on The Sting (1973), The Facts of Life (1960), Sabrina (1954), Roman Holiday (1953) , A Place in the Sun (1951), All About Eve (1950), Samson and Delilah (1949) and The Heiress (1949).

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