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Exclusive: photographer Douglas Kirkland on his private session with Marilyn Monroe

Your Host Danika Quinn
Published: Wednesday, September 26th, 2012


Exclusive with famed photographer Douglas Kirkland on his new book, “An Evening with Marilyn”

An Evening with Marilyn


Danika Quinn of the Actors Reporter interviews Douglas Kirkland at his Hollywood Hills home.


Douglas Kirkland has photographed everyone from Judy Garland, Elizabeth Taylor, Coco Channel, to Angelia Jolie and the legendary Marilyn Monroe. His most recent book is entitled An Evening with Marilyn.






Mobile Version – Part 1

Douglas Kirkland has photographed numerous celebrities but everyone wants to know first about Marilyn Monroe. Douglas shares what Marilyn was really like. At the time, he was a young frightened photographer working with Marilyn for LOOK Magazine. Marilyn liked still photography better than motion pictures because she could live it in that there was no script so Marilyn could be more creative. Their evening was sexually and creatively charged.


Marilyn Monroe
by Douglas Kirkland
























Mobile Version – Part 2

Douglas Kirkland talks about his first big break photographing Elizabeth Taylor, followed by his month touring with Judy Garland. Also, Coco Channel probably affected his life more than anyone else in Paris with Mademoiselle Magazine.

Elizabeth Taylor by Douglas Kirkland

Judy Garland by Douglas Kirkland


Jack Nicholson by Douglas Kirkland













Thank you Douglas Kirkland for taking the time out of your busy schedule for this exclusive interview of your life. We look forward for more to come!


















An Evening with Marilyn by Douglas Kirkland, photographer, may be purchased on Amazon


Francoise and Douglas Kirkland


















Interviews is a show on Actors Reporter, a channel on the Actors Podcast Network, a Pepper Jay Production.

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3 Responses to “Exclusive: photographer Douglas Kirkland on his private session with Marilyn Monroe”

  1. Lori says:

    This is a wonderful interview.. The one picture of Marilyn here could be Danika!!!!!

  2. Harold says:

    Gr8 Interview. Douglas Kirkland: What an interesting man. Who wouldn’t love to have experienced even just some of the people and places he has. Interview could have been longer and I would not have been bored! Harold.

  3. sceneshoot says:

    Thank you for t he Douglas Kirkland Interview. Loved every minute of it! Actors Reporter: you do good work!! Will this go to cable like the Joe Mantegna interview?

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