Sid Avery

14.12.2012 in18:38 in Portraits -->


Renowned photographer, Sid Avery, was one of the greatest names working in Hollywood from the 1940′s to 1960′s and became known for his candid portraits of the stars. He made history as the only photographer to shoot both the original 1960 cast of Ocean’s Eleven and the 2001 remake, recreating his iconic group shot around the pool table.

Sid Avery was one of the biggest names in Hollywood portraiture in the 1950′s and 1960′s. He later also became one of the top names in advertising photography, as well as a successful commercial director. In the 1980′s, he established the Motion Picture and Television Photo Archive. Avery’s son, Ron, has continued this legacy and under his ownership, mptvimages is today recognized as one of greatest archives of Hollywood imagery.