‘American Beauty’ still photographer turns 78 – Deadline

on-set still photographer Lori Sebastianwho acted in such films crashTwilight, wild boar, blow, st elmo’s fire, i am sam, in the valley of elah And a million ways to die in the west Died on May 9 in New Mexico after a brief illness. She was 78 years old.

Sebastian was born in 1944 in New York City, where she lived until she moved to Los Angeles. She began her career in 1977 when she was the stationary photographer on the set of Joan Micklin Silver’s film between the lines. With over 100 credits to his name, he has worked with the likes of Sam Mendes (American Beauty1999), Joel and Ethan Coen (true Grit2010), and Taylor Sheridan (hell or high water2016) – the latter is documented as her last known photography job.

Sebastian was married to John Sebastian of Loving Spoonful and spent her last years in Truchas, NM where she went into retirement. She loved dogs who always traveled with her. Sebastian has two dogs in his family who found new homes with friends.

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