Tom Bianchi

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Birthday
1, 1945
Birthplace
Oak Park, IL
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
1, 1945 (age 74)
Birthplace
Oak Park, IL

About

American writer and photographer who specializes in male nude photography. His 21 books of photographs, poems, and essays primarily cover the gay male experience.

Before Fame

He earned a law degree at Northwestern University and practiced corporate law for ten years. At thirty-four, he left his position as senior counsel at Columbia Pictures, tore up his law degree, pasted it into a painting and had his first one-man show in New York. 

Trivia

Three documentary films about Bianchi's work have been distributed, and Bianchi's work has been published in more than thirty anthologies on the male nude. 

Family Life

He's been married to Ben Smales. 

Associated With

While he was in his 20s in Chicago, he had a relationship with playwright Edward Albee.