12 Years a Slave, 2013
In addition to making most of the costumes for lead actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, the 82 year-old Norris dressed more than 100 actors for Director Steve McQueen's historical drama. ''Sometimes [actors would] come in the day before [they filmed their scenes],'' she says of the many last-minute costume fittings. How did she and her team pull it off? ''You just guess what sizes they are and start making the clothes.''