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George Barris

 (1922 - 2016)
George Barris was active/lived in California, New York / France.  George Barris is known for celebrity portrait, war-time and magazine photography.

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Following is The New York Times obituary of George Barris.

"George Barris, Photographer Who Captured the Last Images of Marilyn Monroe, Dies at 94," By Anita Gates, October 4, 2016


George Barris, who took the last professional photographs of Marilyn Monroe, just weeks before her death in 1962, died on Friday at his home in Thousand Oaks, Calif. He was 94.

The death was confirmed by his daughter Caroline Barris.

When Mr. Barris shot those last pictures, on the beach in Santa Monica, Calif., on July 13, Monroe had reason to be troubled. She had been fired the month before from the film Something’s Got to Give, reportedly because of her chronic lateness and absenteeism.

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