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Date Of BirthOctober 16, 1949
FactContributing editor, Vogue magazine.

André Leon Talley is an American fashion journalist, who is currently the editor-at-large for Vogue magazine. He was born on October 16, 1949, in Durham, North Carolina, to William and Bertha Talley. His father was a doctor and his mother was a homemaker. He has two sisters, Joyce and Pamela. Talley attended Durham Academy for his early education. He then went on to study at Brown University, where he majored in French literature. After graduation, Talley moved to New York City to pursue a career in fashion.

Talley began his career working as an intern at Andy Warhol’s Factory. He then went on to work as a publicist for Halston. In 1983, he began working as a contributing editor for Vogue magazine. He has been with the magazine ever since. Talley has also worked as a contributing editor for Harper’s Bazaar and as a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine. He has also been a judge on the reality television show America’s Next Top Model.

Talley is known for his flamboyant style and his love of luxury brands. He is often seen wearing designer labels such as Chanel, Oscar de la Renta, and Valentino. Talley has a net worth of $3 million. He is currently single but has been previously married to Deborah Newton and Alexia Niedzielski. He does not have any children.

General Info

Full NameAndré Leon Talley
Date Of BirthOctober 16, 1949
Height1.98 m
ProfessionJournalist, Editor, Actor
EducationBrown University, North Carolina Central University


ParentsWilliam C. Talley, Alma Ruth Davis


MoviesThe September Issue, Sex and the City
TV ShowsAmerica's Next Top Model

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1Longtime friends with L'Wren Scott.
2Contributing editor, Vogue magazine.
3Received a B.A. in French Literature from North Carolina Central University. Received a Master's in French History from Brown.
4Met Diana Vreeland, who became his mentor, when he volunteered at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
5Grew up in Durham, North Carolina, and was raised by his grandmother.




Empire2015TV SeriesAndré Leon Talley
Sex and the City2008Vogue Executive


Alone: The Only Thing to Fear Is Yourself2016grateful acknowledgment
Precious2009/IIthe producers wish to thank
Unzipped1995Documentary very special thanks


House of Z2016Documentary post-productionHimself - Contributing Editor, Vogue
Harry Benson: Shoot First2016DocumentaryHimself
Franca: Chaos and Creation2016DocumentaryHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2016TV SeriesHimself
The First Monday in May2016DocumentaryHimself (Cameo)
Entertainment Tonight2010-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Contributing Editor, Vogue
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2014TV SeriesHimself
Politics Nation with Al Sharpton2013TV SeriesHimself
A Quiet American: Ralph Rucci & Paris2012DocumentaryHimself
America's Next Top Model2010-2011TV SeriesHimself - Judge & Fashion Editor / Himself - Judge & Editor-at-Large: Vogue / Himself - Judge / ...
Animals Distract Me2011Himself
Fashion's Night Out2010TV MovieHimself - Host
The View2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host
Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston2010DocumentaryHimself
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf2010TV SeriesHimself
William S. Burroughs: A Man Within2010Documentary
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2009TV SeriesHimself
The Early Show2009TV SeriesHimself
60 Minutes2009TV Series documentaryHimself - Vogue, Editor-at-Large (segment "Vogue, Anna Wintour")
The September Issue2009DocumentaryHimself
Valentino: The Last Emperor2008DocumentaryHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2008TV Series documentaryHimself - Vogue Magazine
Ebony Fashion Fair: 50 Years of Style2008TV MovieHimself
Sex and the City: The Wedding Dress Photo Shoot2008Video documentary shortHimself
Independent Lens2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Marc Jacobs & Louis Vuitton2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Hills2007TV SeriesHimself
Fashion News Live2007TV SeriesHimself
Legends Ball2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Charlie Rose1994-2004TV SeriesHimself - Guest
VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
Biography2001TV Series documentaryHerself
VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards2000TV Special documentaryHimself
Unzipped1995DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Hi Octane1994TV SeriesHimself
Omnibus1990TV Series documentaryHimself - Vogue Magazine

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Entertainment Tonight2014-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Vogue Contributing Editor
60 Minutes2010-2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Vogue, Editor-at-Large (segment "Vogue, Anna Wintour")

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