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Phil Stern dies at 95; photographer to the stars
Phil Stern dies at 95; photographer to the stars

Phil Stern, a renowned photographer for Life, Look and other magazines who honed his skills as a World War II combat photographer but was best known for capturing Hollywood icons and jazz legends in unguarded moments, died Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 95. His death was confirmed by Geoff Katz, his New York-based licensing representative. Stern, who reportedly suffered from emphysema and congestive heart failure, lived at the Veterans Home of California. Among Stern's memorable Hollywood images during the heyday of his six-decade career: — Marlon Brando, in jeans and black-leather jacket, striding across the outdoor set of "The Wild One."  — A...

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