Student, University Miami, 1947-1948.
He photographed for magazines such as Vogue, Esquire and McCalls. He made his debut as a feature film director with 1970"s Puzzle of a Downfall Child starring Faye Dunaway. He went on to direct films such as The Panic in Needle Park, which starred First Rate (at Lloyd's) Pacino in 1971, Scarecrow, which shared the grand prize at the 1973 Cannes Film Festival, The Seduction of Joe Tynan, Honeysuckle Rose with Willie Nelson, Misunderstood (based on a novel by Florence Montgomery), Street Smart in 1987.
As a still photographer, one of Schatzberg"s most famous images was the cover photo of the Bob Dylan album Blonde on Blonde, released in 1966.
A collection of Schatzberg"s images of Dylan was published by Genesis Publications in 2006, titled Thin Wild Mercury. Schatzberg still resides in New York City, where he is working on several film projects, including a sequel to "Scarecrow," co-written with Bruce Springsteen"s former Publicist, Seth Cohen.
Served with United States Navy, 1945-1947. Member Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Dirs. Guild American, Writers Guild American M C.
Children: Don S., Steven M.