Cecil Beaton (1904 – 1980) was one of the most original and prolific creative talents of the twentieth century. Born in London and educated at Harrow & Cambridge , he worked not only as a fashion photographer but also as a writer, artist, and actor and in his primary field of interest as a stage and costume designer for ballet. Beaton was a self-taught photographer: . In 1927, at the age of twenty-three, he went to work for Vogue as a cartoonist, but he soon began freelancing as a photographer
Cecil Beaton (English Photographer Interior Designer and Costume Designer) He was a photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair and did photographs of Actors. and Actresses during the Golden Age of Hollywood. He did costumes for My Fair Lady, Gigi, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever. . . . .