Antony Beauchamp

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Antony Roger Beauchamp Entwistle (1918 – 18 August 1957) was a British photographer, and the second husband of Sarah Churchill.[1]

He was the son of the artist Ernest Entwistle and his wife, fellow photographer Vivienne. He started his photography career working from home in his family house as Antony Roger using his first two names in the 1930s before adopting a combination of his other names Antony Beauchamp.

In the Second World War, he served as an official war artist in Burma.[2]

Beauchamp photographed celebrities including Vivien Leigh, Audrey Hepburn,[1][3][4] and Charlie Chaplin.[5]

In 1949, he married the actress Sarah Churchill, daughter of Sir Winston Churchill, and moved to Los Angeles.[1][2] He killed himself on 18 August 1957, taking a barbiturate overdose at his flat in Hyde Park Gardens, London.[1][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Person - National Portrait Gallery". npg.org.uk. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  2. ^ a b Mary Soames (2003). Clementine Churchill: The Biography of a Marriage. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. p. 457. ISBN 0-618-26732-8. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon at the National Portrait Gallery". 21 May 2015. Retrieved 29 September 2017 – via www.telegraph.co.uk.
  4. ^ "ANTONY BEAUCHAMP (1917-1957) , Audrey Hepburn, 1955". christies.com. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Photo of the Chaplin family by Antony Beauchamp, 1952". www.discoveringchaplin.com. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Anthony Beauchamp". immortalmarilyn.com. 28 May 2015. Retrieved 29 September 2017.