Ralph Steiner

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Birthday
8, 1899
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jul 13, 1966 (67)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
8, 1899
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jul 13, 1966 (67)

About

Avant-garde photographer and influential filmmaker from the 1930s.

Before Fame

He studied photography at Dartmouth College and then took a job as a freelance photographer for advertisers and magazines.

Trivia

Among his most notable works was the 1936 film The Plow That Broke the Plains: a documentary about the dust bowl and 1938's The City, which was a critically acclaimed film about New York.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio.

Associated With

His 1935 Pie in the Sky was the earliest film worked on by Elia Kazan.