Kevin Carter

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Birthday
13, 1960
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Jul 27, 1994 (33)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
13, 1960
Birthplace
South Africa
Death Date
Jul 27, 1994 (33)

About

Photojournalist and member of the Bang-Bang Club, a group of South African photographers working towards the end of apartheid.

Before Fame

He went AWOL from the Air Force after getting beaten up by other serviceman for defending a black mess hall waiter who was being insulted.

Trivia

He received the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for his photograph depicting the 1993 famine in Sudan.

Family Life

He committed suicide in 1994 because he was tormented by the things he photographed.

Associated With

He was portrayed by Taylor Kitsch in the film The Bang-Bang Club.