|Birth: ||Oct. 29, 1916|
|Death: ||May 29, 2006|
Slim Aarons died in Montrose, New York, at the age 0f 89 years. Born George Allen Aarons in Manhattan, an American photographer, noted for photographing celebrities and socialites. He was called "Slim" because he was.
He joined the U.S. Army at age 18 years. He was a combat photographer in World War II and earned a Purple Heart.
George moved to California after the war, he began photographing celebrities. "Kings of Hollywood", a 1957 New's Year's Eve photograph depicting Clark Gable, Van Heflin, Gary Cooper and James Stewart relaxing at a bar in full formal wear at Romanoff's, having a drink, a smoke and a good time, was his most praised photo.
He worked for many years with Life, than Town & Country and Holiday.
His death was from complications of a heart attack and a stroke.
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Created by: RIN
Record added: Dec 15, 2009
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