Douglas Morely Kirkland Net Worth

Douglas Morely Kirkland Net Worth is
$16 Million

Douglas Morely Kirkland Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Douglas Kirkland (born 1934 in Toronto, Ontario) is a prominent photographer based in the United States. At age twenty-four, Kirkland was hired as a staff photographer for Look magazine and became famous for his 1961 photos of Marilyn Monroe taken for Look's 25th anniversary issue. He later joined the staff of Life magazine.A Who's Who of notable persons have posed for Kirkland from the great photography innovator Man Ray and photographer/painter Jacques Henri Lartigue to Dr. Stephen Hawking. Entertainment celebrities he has photographed include Mick Jagger, Sting, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Morgan Freeman, Orson Welles, Andy Warhol, Oliver Stone, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Leonardo DiCaprio, Coco Chanel, Marlene Dietrich, Brigitte Bardot, Judy Garland, Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, Catherine Deneuve, Michael Jackson, and Diana Ross. Kirkland's portrait of Charlie Chaplin is at the National Portrait Gallery in London.Kirkland is contracted for work around the world and has worked in the motion picture industry as a special photographer on more than 150 films including 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Sound of Music, Sophie's Choice, Out of Africa, The Pirate Movie, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Romancing the Stone, Titanic, and Moulin Rouge!. Some of his famous film shots include John Travolta in the dance sequence from Saturday Night Fever, a portrait of Judy Garland crying and the March 1976 Playboy pictorial of Margot Kidder. In 1995 Kirkland received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American motion pictures Society of Operating Cameramen.His second wife Françoise was born in Paris, France and educated at the Sorbonne. She obtained degrees in Political Science and English. A publicist, she pursued a separate career but has worked with her husband as his agent and has been involved in his books projects including "Legends," "Body Stories," "Woza Africa," "James Cameron’s Titanic," "Make Up Your Life," plus "With Marilyn: An Evening/1961," among others. Kirkland's next book project titled "A Life in Pictures" is scheduled for release in 2013. "Titanic" was the first picture book to reach No.1 on the New York Times Best Seller list and did so on both the hardcover and paperback lists.Douglas Kirkland has lectured at the Smithsonian Institution, the AFI Conservatory in Hawaii and Los Angeles, the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena as well as the Kodak Centers in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan.Kirkland and his wife reside in Hollywood Hills, California. His son is prolific The Simpsons director Mark Kirkland.

Date Of BirthAugust 16, 1934
Place Of BirthFort Erie, Ontario, Canada
ProfessionCamera Department, Actor, Miscellaneous Crew
Star SignLeo
1Photographed such actresses as Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor and Marlene Dietrich.
2He has worked on the sets of more than 100 motion pictures. He spent more than forty-five days taking still shots on the set of 1997's Titanic from which he and director 'James Cameron' created a book that became the first picture book to reach No. 1 on the New York Times Best Seller list and did so on both the hardcover and paperback lists.

Camera Department

The Moving Picture Co. 19142014Short additional photography
Love, Marilyn2012Documentary still photographer
Independent Lens2009TV Series documentary still photographer - 1 episode
Bran Nue Dae2009still photographer: Broome
American Masters2006TV Series documentary still photographer - 1 episode
Dead Birds2004still photographer
Titanic1997still photographer - uncredited
Foreign Student1994special still photographer
Out of Africa1985still photographer - uncredited
Last Embrace1979special still photographer
The Sound of Music1965still photographer - uncredited


The Voyagerpost-productionDuncan's father
The Moving Picture Co. 19142014ShortPhotographer


Man & Beast2012Documentary short set photography


Reflections on Golden Pond2003Video documentary short acknowledgment: clips and stills provided by


Actors Reporter Interviews2012TV SeriesHimself
Myf Warhurst's Nice2012TV SeriesHimself
Marilyn Monroe - Ich möchte geliebt werden2010DocumentaryHimself
Marilyn Monroe - Tod einer Ikone2010DocumentaryHimself
L8s Ang3les2009Documentary shortHimself
The 100 Greatest Sex Symbols2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
American Masters2006TV Series documentaryHimself
SexTV2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Biography1997TV Series documentaryHimself
Marilyn Monroe: Life After Death1994DocumentaryHimself

Won Awards

2015Honorary RibbonItalian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
2011President's AwardAmerican Society of Cinematographers, USA
1995Lifetime Achievement AwardSociety of Camera Operators

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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