James Dean by Phil Stern, 1955
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James Dean by Phil Stern, 1955

James Dean portrait by Philip "Snapdragon" Stern, an American photographer noted for his iconic portraits of Hollywood stars.

He was present on numerous film productions as still photographer, and in that capacity took photographs of a huge cross-section of the film community. Stern's images of Marilyn Monroe and James Dean have become widely recognized icons.