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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 31 October 1920Berlin, Germany
Date of Death 23 January 2004Los Angeles, California, USA  (automobile crash)
Birth NameHelmut Neustädter
Nicknames Prince of Porn
King of Kink

Mini Bio (1)

Helmut Newton was born on October 31, 1920 in Berlin, Germany as Helmut Neustädter. He is known for his work on Jazz Seen: The Life and Times of William Claxton (2001), Helmut Newton: Frames from the Edge (1989) and The King of Ads (1991). He was married to June Newton. He died on January 23, 2004 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

June Newton (13 May 1948 - 23 January 2004) (his death)

Trade Mark (1)

Black and white nude photography

Trivia (6)

Died of injuries from a car accident at the Chateau Marmont, the same hotel where John Belushi died. Newton was rushed to Cedar-Sinai Hospital where he died.
Fled the Nazis in 1938, leaving Germany for Singapore. He later became a citizen of Australia.
Vogue magazine photographer for many years.
A noted fashion and portrait photographer.
Father was sent to a Nazi concentration camp after Kristallnacht.
Enlisted in the Australian Army during World War 2 when given the option of being interred in an Australian internment camp or enlistment in the Australian Army. He was discharged in 1946.

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