Known for movies

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DiedJanuary 13, 2017, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
SpouseLucy Hogg, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
FactFormer brother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II, and son-in-law of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, was a British photographer, film maker and designer. He was the only son of Sir Reginald Armstrong-Jones and his wife, Anne Messel. His father was a barrister and his mother was the daughter of the 2nd Baronet Messel. Antony was educated at Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford. He began his career as a photographer for Vogue magazine in 1955. In 1960, he married Princess Margaret, the sister of Queen Elizabeth II. The couple had two children: Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones and David Armstrong-Jones, 2nd Earl of Snowdon. They divorced in 1978. Antony died in 2017 at the age of 86.

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Full NameAntony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon
DiedJanuary 13, 2017, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
ProfessionPhotographer, Cinematographer
EducationJesus College, Cambridge, Eton College, University of Cambridge


SpouseLucy Hogg, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
ChildrenLady Sarah Chatto, David Armstrong-Jones, 2nd Earl of Snowdon, Lady Frances von Hofmannsthal, Polly Fry, Jasper Cable-Alexander
ParentsAnne Messel, Ronald Armstrong-Jones
SiblingsBrendan Parsons, 7th Earl of Rosse, Peregrine Armstrong-Jones, Susan Anne Armstrong-Jones, Desmond Oliver Martin Parsons

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1Became an Associate Member of RADA.
2Created Earl of Snowdon in 1961.
3Father-in-law of Daniel Chatto.
4Former brother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II, and son-in-law of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.
5Father of Viscount Linley and Sarah Armstrong-Jones.
6Has a son, Jasper (b. 1998), with journalist Melanie Cable-Alexander, but does not acknowledge him. He also has a daughter, Polly (b. 1960), with Camilla Fry; she was conceived during the time that Snowdon and Princess Margaret were engaged and was born during their honeymoon.
7Has a daughter, Frances, with Davies.



Camera Department

The Blue Black Hussar2013Documentary Adam Ant photographed by
Heroes of Comedy1997TV Series documentary special photography - 1 episode
Aria1987still photographer - as Snowdon


I Say I Say I Say1964Short


Britain's Finest2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Fame, Fashion and Photography: The Real Blow Up2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
John Betjeman: The Last Laugh2001DocumentaryHimself
Henri Cartier-Bresson: Pen, Brush and Camera1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Diana: The Nation's Farewell1997TV MovieHimself
Whicker's World1994TV SeriesHimself
The London Programme1981TV SeriesHimself
Snowdon on Camera1981TV Mini-Series documentary
The Mike Douglas Show1979TV SeriesHimself
V.I.P.-Schaukel1972TV Series documentaryHimself
Investiture of His Royal Highness Prince Charles as Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester1969TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Revealed2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Prince of Wales: Kings in Waiting2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
Secret Lives1996TV Series documentaryHimself
You Can't Do That! The Making of 'A Hard Day's Night'1995Video documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Beatles Anthology1995TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Mondo Hollywood1967DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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