Steve McQueen by Sid Avery

Steve McQueen by Sid Avery

Steve McQueen © Sid Avery (in his 1957 Jaguar XK SS driving through Nichols Canyon in Hollywood, California 1960)

Sid Avery (1918, Akron, Ohio – 2002) was an American photographer and director who was best known for capturing the private moments of legendary Hollywood celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Marlon Brando, Humphrey Bogart and Audrey Hepburn as showcased in his book, “Hollywood at Home.” Mr. Avery’s work in the 1950′s and 1960′s appeared frequently in Life, Look, Colliers and The Saturday Evening Post. He founded the Hollywood Photographer’s Archive (HPA) in an effort to preserve the work of the early Hollywood photographers.