Bruce Weber

Photographer, Director, Screenwriter
This photographer has become best-known for his classically spare homoerotic images, as well as for portraits and high-profile advertising campaigns. Since the late 1980s, he has also been delving into the world of ... Read more »
Born: 03/29/1946 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Actor (6)

Iris 2015 (Movie)

(Himself)

The '80s: The Decade That Made Us 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

A Letter to True 2005 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Chop Suey 2001 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Models Uncovered 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor
Director (6)

A Letter to True 2005 (Movie)

(Director)

Chop Suey 2001 (Movie)

(Director)

Gentle Giants 1995 (Movie)

(Director)

Backyard Movie 1992 (Movie)

(Director)

Broken Noses 1991 (Movie)

(Director)

Let's Get Lost 1989 (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (3)

A Letter to True 2005 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Gentle Giants 1995 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Backyard Movie 1992 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (1)

Let's Get Lost 1989 (Movie)

(Producer)
Camera, Film, & Tape (1)

My Own Private Idaho 1991 (Movie)

special photography (Photography)

Biography

This photographer has become best-known for his classically spare homoerotic images, as well as for portraits and high-profile advertising campaigns. Since the late 1980s, he has also been delving into the world of documentary filmmaking. Bruce Weber moved to New York at age 20, attending NYU and The New School while polishing his photographic technique. His participated in his first group show in 1973 and landed his first solo show a year later.

EDUCATION

New School for Social Research

New York , New York

The Hun School, Princeton University

Princeton , New Jersey

Denison University

Granville , Ohio

Art and Film School, New York University

New York , New York 1966

Milestones

2001

Made the quasi-documentary "Chop Suey"

1992

Directed the short film "Backyard Movie"

1988

Helmed the Chet Baker documentary "Let's Get Lost"

1987

Directed first film, boxing documentary "Broken Noses"

1985

Received first German and London shows

1983

Had first Los Angeles show

1974

First solo photography show (NYC)

1973

Had first group show as photographer in NYC

1966

Moved to New York

Photographed numerous commercial campaigns in the 1990s, including those for Calvin Klein underwear

Began photographing advertising campaigns for Calvin Klein

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