Cecil Beaton

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Birthday
14, 1904
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 18, 1980 (76)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1904
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 18, 1980 (76)

About

British fashion and portrait photographer, as well as a Tony and Academy Award-winning costume designer and socialite.

Before Fame

He photographed American actress Lillian Gish in the early years of his career.

Trivia

He famously photographed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, in 1940.

Family Life

He was the son of wealthy timber merchant Ernest Walter Hardy Beaton.

Associated With

He had relationships with both men and women and was, at one point, romantically involved with actress Greta Garbo.