Edit

Biography

Jump to: Overview (3) | Mini Bio (1) | Spouse (2)

Overview (3)

Date of Birth 23 April 1907Poughkeepsie, New York, USA
Date of Death 27 July 1977Sussex, England, UK  (cancer)
Birth NameElizabeth Miller

Mini Bio (1)

American model and photographer who became famous under the name Lee Miller. Her appearance in Jean Cocteau's The Blood of a Poet (1932) was her only film role. However, soon after meeting Man Ray in 1929 she became his mistress and was the subject of many of his photos. After she and May Ray broke up in 1932, she moved back to New York City, then married an Egyptian, Aziz Eloui Bey, in 1934. After separating from Bey in 1939, she started a new career in photography, becoming the official photographer for Vogue through the war years. In 1947, she divorced Bey, and married British art historian Sir Roland Penrose. Her archive is at www.leemiller.co.uk and is managed by her son Antony Penrose.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: tjmayerinsf@hotmail.com

Spouse (2)

Roland Penrose (3 May 1947 - 27 July 1977) (her death) (1 child)
Aziz Eloui Bey (1934 - 1947) (divorced)

See also

Other Works | Publicity Listings | Official Sites | Contact Info

Contribute to This Page