Bill Eppridge

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Bill Eppridge
BornWilliam E. Eppridge
(1938-03-20)March 20, 1938
Buenos Aires, Argentina
DiedOctober 3, 2013(2013-10-03) (aged 75)
Danbury, Connecticut, United States
OccupationPhotographer, photojournalist
Years active1960s–2013

William E. "Bill" Eppridge[1] (March 20, 1938 − October 3, 2013) was an American photographer and photojournalist for Life magazine,[2] known for his photography of the dying Robert F. Kennedy, taken in June 1968.[3]

Eppridge was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on March 20, 1938 and grew up in Richmond, Virginia, Nashville, Tennessee, and Wilmington, Delaware.

Eppridge died of pneumonia caused by a sepsis infection on October 3, 2013, aged 75, at the Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Connecticut.[4]


  1. ^ CT Newsfeed - Bill Eppridge, iconic New Milford photographer, passed during 75
  2. ^ Loengard, John (1998), Life photographers : what they saw, Little, Brown, ISBN 978-0-8212-2455-7
  3. ^ Daily Mail - Photojournalist who captured famous images of a dying blood-soaked Senator Robert F. Kennedy dies at age 75
  4. ^ New York Times - Bill Eppridge, Who Captured Powerful ’60s Images, Dies at 75

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