About Jacques/Quick Facts


Jacques Lowe
  • Published 40 books
  • Has more than 150 magazine covers to his name in the US and Europe
  • Has 40,000 negatives of the Kennedy Years
  • Spent seven years photographing the Kennedys
  • Shot more than 100,000 rolls of film in his life
  • Has traveled to every continent except Australia
  • Has been interviewed on hundreds of television programs from Good Morning America to Larry King
  • Was on the Today Show three times
  • His books containing reviews and publicity stack up to three feet
  • Has photographed hundreds of celebrities in the arts, the theater, film, politics, and business
  • Covered Somalia during the crisis
  • Most memorable encounter: JFK
  • Spent three hours alone with Pope Paul VI and was blessed many times but had nothing to talk about
  • Can only live in New York or Paris
  • Got on-line and received his first e­mail in 1999.
  • Reading the Martin Luther King Jr. series of biographies.
  • Favorite film: Casablanca
  • Favorite actors: Jimmy Cagney, Edward G. Robinson, Humphrey Bogart
  • Favorite actresses: Marlene Dietrich, Katherine Hepburn, Michele Morgan
  • Favorite sexpots: Marilyn Monroe, Brigitte Bardot
  • Never bought anything from a catalog
  • Loves Chateaux Lafitte 1991
  • Favorite photographers: Irving Penn, Edward Steichen, Lartigue