( b. Jun 21, 1903 St. Louis, Missouri, USA - d. Jan 20, 2003 New York, New York, USA ) Male
Images to the left © Al Hirschfeld. Reproduced by arrangement with Al Hirschfeld’s Exclusive Representative, The Margo Feiden Galleries Ltd., New York
Primarily known as a caricaturist, Al Hirschfeld was a renowned American artist best known for his distinctive, simple black and white portraits of celebrities and Broadway stars. In addition to his Tony and Drama Desk Awards mentioned below, he was also the recipient of the 1984 Brooks Atkinson Award for Lifetime Achievement.
On June 21, 2003, Broadway's Martin Beck theatre on West 45th Street was renamed in his honor.