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Martin Szipál
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Márton Szipál

(1924-05-06)May 6, 1924
DiedApril 26, 2016(2016-04-26) (aged 91)
Budapest, Hungary
Spouse(s)Judit Kemechey
Éva Szatmáry
Ágnes Kovács
Barbara Johannson
Bethany Lathrop
ChildrenPéter Szipál (b. 1949)

Martin Szipál (born Márton Szipál; May 6, 1924 – April 26, 2016), also known as Martin S. Martin, was a Hungarian photographer. He was known for his portrait photography of movie stars and celebrities. He was born in Szolnok.

He worked with many magazines and took pictures of many famous celebrities such as John Wayne, Tommy Lee Jones, Leslie Nielsen, Charlene Tilton, Margaux Hemingway, Timothy Hutton, Priscilla Presley and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Szipál returned to Hungary in 1997, where he worked for newspapers and taught in several photographer schools. He died of prostate cancer in his home in Budapest on April 26, 2016, just before turning 92.[1]