Steve Schapiro is a distinguished photographer whose pictures have graced the covers of Vanity Fair, Time, Sports Illustrated, Life, Look, Paris Match, and People, and are found in many museum collections. He has published several books of his work, including American Edge, Schapiro's Heroes, The Godfather Family Album, Taxi Driver, Then and Now, Bowie, and, most recently, Misericordia. Many of his iconic images have been used for the posters and ad campaigns of such classic films as Midnight Cowboy, Taxi Driver, The Way We Were, and Godfather Part III.
Photographer Lawrence Schiller began his career as a photojournalist for Life, Time, and Paris Match, photographing some of the most iconic figures of the 1960s, from Lee Harvey Oswald to Robert F. Kennedy, from Ali and Foreman to Redford and Newman. His book projects include the Pulitzer Prize–winning book The Executioner’s Song, by Norman Mailer, five New York Times best sellers, and Marilyn & Me. He has directed or produced 20 motion pictures for television; The Executioner’s Song and Peter the Great won five Emmys.
Contributing Author Patt Morrison is a Los Angeles Times writer and columnist with a share of two Pulitzer prizes. She has six Emmys and ten Golden Mike awards for her public broadcasting work, and is the author of a best-selling book on the L.A. River.
Contributing Author Lawrence Grobel has written 20 books relating to writers, the entertainment industry, and its stars; and conducted the October 1977 Playboy interview with Barbra Streisand.
Editor Nina Wiener studied literature and art history at Vassar College in New York before falling in love with making books. Since 2002 she has edited dozens of titles for TASCHEN, including Walton Ford’s Pancha Tantra, Norman Mailer’s MoonFire, and Lawrence Schiller’s Marilyn & Me.
Editor Matt Tunia is a film and music historian and writer living in Burbank, CA. His most recent work can be found in Natalie Wood: Reflections on a Legendary Life.