Artist Profile: Phil Stern (1919 — 2014)


Before he was hired by Look Magazine, Phil Stern served as a U.S. Army Ranger and developed his photography skills during World War II.  After returning home from the service, Stern became best known for his pictures of Hollywood stars, with many of the images he captured becoming iconic.  Below is a small sampling of his work both during the war and after.

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Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock

James Dean

James Dean

Jean Simmons

Jean Simmons

John Wayne (1969)

John Wayne (1969)

Marilyn Monroe and Jack Benny (1963)

Marilyn Monroe and Jack Benny (1963)

Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Frank Sinatra (1954)

Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Frank Sinatra (1954)

James Dean (1955)

James Dean (1955)

Louis Armstrong and Billie Holliday (1949)

Louis Armstrong and Billie Holliday (1949)

Marlon Brando (1953)

Marlon Brando (1953)

Sophia Loren (1957)

Sophia Loren (1957)

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