About Phil Stern

Phil Stern began covering the Hollywood beat after World War II. His sharp eye and sharp mind caught the essence of the personalities in memorable shots of the Hollywood Greats from Marilyn Monroe to Frank Sinatra from the 50's to the 80's. Phil Stern was born in Philadelphia in 1919 and began his career as a staff photographer for the Police Gazette. He was a combat photographer during the World War II and during a long career contributed to Life, Esquire, Modern Screen, Photo Play, and the Saturday Evening Post among others. He lives in Los Angeles.
 Phil Stern James Dean, 19551
Phil Stern James Dean, 19552
Phil Stern Marlon Brando, 19543
Phil Stern Anita Ekberg, 19554
Phil Stern, Marilyn Monroe and Jack Benny, Hollywood, California, 1953 5
Phil Stern Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart & Rocky Cooper, mid 1950s6
Phil Stern, Sophia Loren, 19587
Phil Stern, Cole Porter, Audrey Hepburn, Irving Berlin and unidentified, early 1950s8
Phil Stern Sophia Loren on the set of Legends of the Lost, 19579