Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Leslie Caron

Leslie Caron, 1963

French-American actress and dancer Leslie Caron was born on this day, July 1, in 1931. She appeared in 45 films between 1951 and 2003 and is well known for the musical films “An American in Paris” (1951) her film debut, “Lili” (1953), “Daddy Long Legs” (1955), and “Gigi” (1958).

Caron is one of many subjects who were photographed by Karsh through Karsh’s friend and long-time agent, Tom Blau, founder of Camera Press. See which other sittings they worked on together.