42 Portraits of Celebrities From Between the 1970s and 1990s

These amazing pictures were taken by American photographer Alan Light that show portraits of celebrities over the years at the Oscars, Emmys, Grammys, movie premieres, and other places.

Bette Midler at the premiere of the movie ‘The Rose’, November 7, 1979
Bette Davis and Elizabeth Taylor at a Filmex ‘An Evening With Elizabeth Taylor’, November 8, 1981
Elizabeth Taylor and Gregory Peck at a Filmex ‘An Evening With Elizabeth Taylor’, Taylor’s then-husband, Seantor John Warner, is behind the candle flames, November 8, 1981
Dolly Parton with a fan and holding the fan’s baby at the Kahala Hilton Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1983
Sylvester Stallone with a fan holding her baby at the Kahala Hilton Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1983
O. J. Simpson holding his daughter Sydney and fan on the beach at the Kahala Hilton Hotel in Honolulu Hawaii,February 1986
Two fans posing with Richard Pryor in the lobby area of the Kahala Hilton Hotel, February 1986
Alan Light, Rick Best and Todd Morrow pose with Candice Bergen in the lobby of the Shrine Auditorium after the conclusion of the telecast of the 60th Annual Academy Awards, April 11, 1988
Liza Minnelli arrives at the original Spago on Sunset Blvd., April 1988
Lorna Luft and Liza Minnelli at the restaurant Spago, 1988
Michael J. Fox with wife Tracy Pollan at the 40th Emmy Awards, August 1988
Michael Jackson gives autograph around the pool at the Kahala Hilton hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, February 1988
Bea Arthur and Angela Lansbury at the 41st Emmy Awards, September 17, 1989
Betty White at the 41st Emmy Awards, September 17, 1989
Frank Sinatra at the Kahala Hilton Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii as he was leaving for a concert with Liza Minnelli and Sammy Davis, Jr., March 7, 1989
Jamie Lee Curtis at the 41st Emmy Awards, September 17, 1989
Jodie was in a very happy mood because she had just won an Academy Award, at the Governor’s Ball following the telecast of the 61st Academy Awards, March 29, 1989
Meryl Streep at 61st Academy Awards, Governor’s Ball, March 29, 1989
Milton Berle and Alan Light at the 41st Emmy Awards, September 17, 1989
One of the last photographs of Lucille Ball, on the red carpet at the 61st Annual Academy Awards, 1989
River Phoenix at 61st Academy Awards, Governor’s Ball, March 29, 1989
Sammy Davis Jr. at the Kahala Hilton Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii as he stands waiting for his car, March 7, 1989
Tom Cruise (with Mimi Rogers) at 61st Academy Awards, Governor’s Ball, March 29, 1989
Tom Cruise at the Governor’s Ball after the telecast of the 61st Annual Academy Awards, March 1989
Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson at the 62nd Academy Awards, March 26, 1990
Jane Fonda and Alan Light in the lobby of the theater immediately after the conclusion of the telecast of the 62nd Academy Awards, March 26, 1990
Madonna, Tony Ward, and one of Madonna’s dancers, Donna Delory at the private party after the AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) benefit at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles, September 7, 1990
Mel Gibson at the premiere of the movie ‘Air America’, August 1990
Paul McCartney at backstage during telecast, Grammy Awards, February 1990
Ray Charles at a Grammy Awards’ rehearsal, February 1990
Robin Williams at the 62nd Academy Awards, March 26, 1990
Warren Beatty at the 62nd Academy Awards, March 26, 1990
Loni Anderson and Burt Reynolds arriving at the 1991 Emmy Awards, August 1991
Macaulay Culkin at the Governor’s Ball following the 1991 Emmy Awards, August 1991
Jerry Seinfeld and Alan Light at the 44th Emmy Awards’ rehearsal, August 1992
Eddie Van Halen at the 45th Emmy Awards, September 19, 1993
Jay Leno in one of his collectible cars, a Hispano-Suiza 8 at the 45th Emmy Awards, September 19, 1993
Will Smith at the 45th Emmy Awards, September 19, 1993
Faye Dunaway and Alan Light at the Emmy Awards Governor’s Ball, 1994
Barbra Streisand at Governor’s Ball after the 47th Emmy Awards, September 10, 1995
Anne Heche, Demi Moore, Bruce Willis at the Emmy Awards, September 1997
Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis Dreyfus at the Emmy Awards, September 1997

Photos by Alan Light

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