Evolution of Hollywood through Annie Leibovitz lens

Vanity Fair annual Hollywood issue, photographed by famous celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz, began in 1995 with 10 alluring beauties on a three-page foldout cover. This amazing project is still ongoing.

APRIL 1995 “HOLLYWOOD HIGHEST—THE CLASS OF 2000”
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Uma Thurman, Nicole Kidman, Patricia Arquette, Linda Fiorentino, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Jessica Parker, Julianne Moore, Angela Bassett, and Sandra Bul

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APRIL 1996 “BOYS’ TOWN”
Tim Roth, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey, Benicio Del Toro, Michael Rapaport, Stephen Dorff, Johnathon Schaech, David Arquette, Will Smith, and Skeet Ulrich.

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APRIL 1997 “THE NEXT WAVE”

Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Claire Danes, Renée Zellweger, Minnie Driver, Alison Elliott, Jada Pinkett, Jennifer Lopez, Charlize Theron, and Fairuza Balk.

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APRIL 1998“THE HOT NEXT WAVE”
Joaquin Phoenix, Vince Vaughn, Natalie Portman, Djimon Hounsou, Cate Blanchett, Tobey Maguire, Claire Forlani, Gretchen Mol, Christina Ricci, Ed Furlong, and Rufus Sewell.

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APRIL 1999: “NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK”

Adrien Brody, Thandie Newton, Monica Potter, Reese Witherspoon, Julia Stiles, Leelee Sobieski, Giovanni Ribisi, Sarah Polley, Norman Reedus, Anna Friel, Omar Epps, Kate Hudson, Vinessa Shaw, and Barry Pepper.

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APRIL 2000 “SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS”

Penélope Cruz, Wes Bentley, Mena Suvari, Marley Shelton, Chris Klein, Selma Blair, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, and Sarah Wynter

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APRIL 2001“MASTER CLASS”

Nicole Kidman, Catherine Deneuve, Meryl Streep, Gwyneth Paltrow, Cate Blanchett, Kate Winslet, Vanessa Redgrave, Chloë Sevigny, Sophia Loren, and Penélope Cruz.

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APRIL 2002 “RHAPSODY IN BLUE”

Kirsten Dunst, Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Connelly, Rachel Weisz, Brittany Murphy, Selma Blair, Rosario Dawson, Christina Applegate, and Naomi Watts.

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2003 “ALPHA LIST”

Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Harrison Ford, Jack Nicholson, Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Jude Law, Samuel L. Jackson, Don Cheadle, Hugh Grant, Dennis Quaid, Ewan McGregor, and Matt Damon.

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APRIL 2004: “SEND IN THE GOWNS”

Julianne Moore, Jennifer Connelly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Naomi Watts, Salma Hayek, Jennifer Aniston, Kirsten Dunst, Diane Lane, Lucy Liu, Hilary Swank, Alison Lohman, Scarlett Johansson, and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

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2005 “NOT SO DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES”

Uma Thurman, Cate Blanchett, Kate Winslet, Claire Danes, Scarlett Johansson, Rosario Dawson, Ziyi Zhang, Kerry Washington, Kate Bosworth, and Sienna Miller.

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MARCH 2006 “FORD’S FOUNDATION”

Scarlett Johansson, Tom Ford, Keira Knightley, and Scarlett’s …

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2007“MEN IN BLACK”

Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Chris Rock, and Jack Black

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2008 “FRESH FACES”

Emily Blunt, Amy Adams, Jessica Biel, Anne Hathaway, Alice Braga, Ellen Page, Zoë Saldana, Elizabeth Banks, Ginnifer Goodwin, and America Ferrera.

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2009 ”THE PRETTY YOUNG THINGS”

Paul Rudd, Seth Rogen, Jason Segel and Jonah Hill

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2010 ”COVER GIRLS”

Carey Mulligan, Kristen Stewart, Abbie Cornish, Mia Wasikowska, Amanda Seyfried, Rebecca Hall, Emma Stone, Evan Rachel Wood, and Anna Kendrick.

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6 Responses to “Evolution of Hollywood through Annie Leibovitz lens”

  1. Cewe says:

    Nice and beautiful

  2. Men of Men says:

    The one with Paul Rudd, Seth Rogen, Jason Segel and Jonah Hill is good… Why do these guys just make you laugh doing nothing.

  3. Prashant Sehgal says:

    i just want to taste this cake…and want to cut it on my Next bday….

  4. wanderlust says:

    almost always lily white. At least t is beautifully done.

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