Douglas Kirkland

3 Jan

With Faye Dunaway, Italy, 1968

 Douglas Kirkland (born 1934 in Toronto, Ontario) is a prominent photographer based in the United States. At age twenty-four, Kirkland was hired as a staff photographer for Lookmagazine and became famous for his 1961 photos of Marilyn Monroe taken for Look’s 25th anniversary issue. He later joined the staff of Life magazine.

Who’s Who of notable persons have posed for Kirkland from the great photography innovator Man Ray and photographer/painter Jacques Henri Lartigue to Dr. Stephen Hawking. Entertainment celebrities he has photographed include Mick Jagger, Sting, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Morgan Freeman, Orson Welles, Andy Warhol, Oliver Stone, Mikhail Baryshnikov,Leonardo DiCaprio, Coco Chanel, Marlene Dietrich, Brigitte Bardot, Judy Garland, Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, Catherine Deneuve, Michael Jackson, and Diana Ross. Kirkland’s portrait of Charlie Chaplin is at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Natalie Wood with director Buzz Kulik, Hawaii, 1979

Kirkland and Judy Garland, New York, 1961

Kirkland and Brigitte Bardot, Le Bourget airport, France, 1965

Kathleen Turner and Michael Douglas, Romancing the Stone, Mexico

Judy Garland and director Stanley Kramer, Berlin, 1961

John Lennon, Spain, 1966

Jeanne Moreau as herself in Alex in Wonderland, Hollywood Boulevard, 1970

Francis Ford Coppola at Tony Bill's restaurant, California, 1985

Faye Dunaway, Venice, 1968

Douglas Kirkland and Elizabeth Taylor, Las Vegas, 1961

Director Roger Vadim, Pretty Maids All in a Row, Hollywood, 1970

Paul Morrissey, Andy Warhol, Jane Forth and Joe Dallesandro, Hollywood, 1970

Dean Martin, Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra, Hollywood, 1961

Bob Hope, Universal Studios, 1976

Audrey Hepburn, Paris, 1965

Coco Chanel

John Travolta

Brigitte Bardot

Brigitte Bardot

Marilyn Monroe

Jack Nicholson

Coco Chanel and model

Coco Chanel

Marilyn Monroe

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