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Terence Patrick "Terry" O'Neill is an English photographer born in July 1938. He began his career working at The Daily Sketch, as a commercial photographer. He took portraits of public figures—including the Rolling Stones, the Beatles, and members of the British Royal Family—which were noted for their unposed, intimate nature, and hel soon rose to fame in the 1960s. He gained renown documenting the fashions, styles, and celebrities of this time. O'Neill's photographs display his knack for capturing his subjects candidly or in unconventional settings. His work has also been featured in numerous exhibitions. He was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Photographic society in 2004 and the Society's Centenary medal in 2011.
Terry O'Neill's iconic photographs of Elton John are among his most well-known. Also considered among his most famous images are a series of shots showing American actress Faye Dunaway, who was his girlfriend, lounging next to the swimming pool at the Beverly Hills Hotel the morning after winning the Academy Award for Best Actress for Network, with several newspapers scattered around her and her Oscar statuette prominently shown on a table beside her breakfast tray.