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Photographer Ron Galella, Sued By Jackie Onassis, Dead At 91

Ron Galella, the subject of the documentary "Smash His Camera," poses for a portrait at the Gibson Guitar Lounge during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on Jan. 25, 2010. Celebrity photographer Galella has died at age 91. A spokesperson says Galella died Saturday, April 30, 2022, at his home in Montville, N.J., of congestive heart failure.  (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri, File)
Ron Galella, the subject of the documentary "Smash His Camera," poses for a portrait at the Gibson Guitar Lounge during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on Jan. 25, 2010. Celebrity photographer Galella has died at age 91. A spokesperson says Galella died Saturday, April 30, 2022, at his home in Montville, N.J., of congestive heart failure. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri, File)
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New York (AP) -- Ron Galella, the photographer known for his visceral celebrity shots and his dogged pursuit of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, who sued him and won a restraining order, has died at age 91.

Galella died Saturday at his home in Montville, N.J., said Geoffrey Croft, a spokesperson and the editor of Galella's most recent book “100 Iconic Photographs — A Retrospective.” The cause was congestive heart failure, Croft said.