Al Hirschfeld bio

Birth Name: Al Hirschfeld

Occupation: Cartoonist

Place Of Birth: St. Louis

Date Of Birth: June 21, 1903

Date Of Death: January 20, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Al Hirschfeld was born on the 21st of June, 1903. He was known for being a Cartoonist. Artist known for ‘Minnelli on Minnelli’ from 1999 and other caricatures of celebrities and Broadway stars such as Elvis Presley, Bruce Springsteen, the cast of ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation,’ and Bob Dylan .

Al Hirschfeld was born in St. Louis. He studied drawing at the Art Students League of New York and, by the age of 17, had become the art director at Selznick International Pictures. His 1963 caricature of Allen Funt of TV’s ‘Candid Camera’ for CBS angered the host so much that he threatened to quit the network. His caricature of Ernest Hemingway appeared on the cover of American Mercury magazine.

Al Hirschfeld was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Al Hirschfeld was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Al Hirschfeld is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Al Hirschfeld’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Al Hirschfeld’s parents.

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Al Hirschfeld was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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Zodiac Sign: Al Hirschfeld was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Al Hirschfeld was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Al Hirschfeld had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Al Hirschfeld’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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