Joe Rosenthal

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Birthday
9, 1911
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Aug 20, 2006 (94)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1911
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Aug 20, 2006 (94)

About

American photographer known for his iconic Pulitzer Prize winning photograph "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima."

Before Fame

He became a reporter-photographer for the San Francisco News in 1932 after graduating from the University of San Francisco.

Trivia

He was rejected by the U.S. Army as a photographer because of poor eyesight.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife Lee.

Associated With

Clint Eastwood directed a film about the story of his infamous photograph and it's subjects called Flags of our Fathers.

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