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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Alain Delon

Alain Delon, 1981

Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon was born in 1935, and he was photographed on this day, March 23, in 1981. Delon is a French actor, film director, producer, screenwriter and singer, known as one of Europe’s most prominent actors and screen sex symbols from the 1960s and 1970s.

Alain Delon was photographed in 1981 for Paris Match, one of around 20 people Karsh photographed for that magazine in the ’80s. See a list.