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Richard Avedon (1923–2004)


Richard Avedon was born on May 15, 1923 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard C. Avedon. He is known for his work on Funny Face (1957), Chanel No. 5: Tomorrow's Woman (1966) and Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? (1966). He was married to Evelyn Franklin and Doe Avedon. He died on October 1, 2004 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. See full bio »

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Funny Face Miscellaneous Crew
(1957)
(1966)
General Electric Theater Miscellaneous Crew
(1956)

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 2017 Agnelli (Documentary) (photo credits)
 2013 Cracked (TV Series) (cover photograph - 1 episode)
- The Price (2013) ... (cover photograph: Vogue April 1986)
 2000 Cinéma Vérité: Defining the Moment (Documentary) (photo supplier)
 1995 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (photos - 1 episode)
- Richard Avedon: Darkness and Light (1995) ... (photos)
 1957 Funny Face (main title backgrounds) / (special visual consultant)
 1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (production creator - 1 episode)
- Judy Garland Musical Special (1956) ... (production creator)
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 2006 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (still photographer - 1 episode)
- Marilyn Monroe: Still Life (2006) ... (still photographer)
 1997 Scratch the Surface (Documentary) (still photographer)
 1990 Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol (Documentary) (still photographer)
 1980 Gilda Live (Documentary) (still photographer)
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 1966 Who Are You, Polly Maggoo?
Photographe (as Avedon)
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 1996 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- The Choice '96 (1996)
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 2016 Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper (Documentary) (photographs courtesy of)
 2007 Man in the Chair (acknowledgment: New York Film Festival poster courtesy of)
 2005 Capote (special thanks)
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 1995 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Richard Avedon: Darkness and Light (1995) ... Himself
 1976 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Richard Avendon (1976) ... Himself
 1957 Home (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 25 July 1957 (1957) ... Himself
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 2011 Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (Documentary)
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Other Works:

Shot photos for Revlon's "Most Unforgettable Women in the World" advertisements.

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Official Site

Alternate Names:

Avedon
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Personal Quote:

If a day goes by without my doing something related to photography, it's as though I've neglected something essential to my existence, as though I had forgotten to wake up. I know that the accident of my being a photographer has made my life possible. See more »

Trivia:

Worked as a darkroom and errand boy for the photography brothers Steve and Mike Elliot (nee Lipset) from Brooklyn who had a studio near Carnegie Hall. See more »

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