Daniel Sorine was a budding photographer and was just starting his carrier in 1974. And hence, he didn't own his own studio nor does he had enough finances to capture photographs of across the world.
So' he made sure he used his assets carefully and captured Central Park where a lot of street artist came together on a Sunday. According to Sorine, that’s what made the park "a photographer’s paradise thanks to an unlimited amount of live performers showcasing their various talents."
So, strolling on one fine weekend, Sorine came across two mimes and their gripping intensity made Sorine attracted towards them. "Their unusual amount of intensity, personality, and physical fluidity”, as he mentions made his photography impulses took over. Hence, he captured around a dozen of photographs of these mimes which are an artifact today!
35 years later, Sorine is stunned to find out who they were..Read on to find out!
The two mimes Sorine had photographed were Todd Oppenheimer and his partner – a man by the name of Robin Williams. Yes, the impeccable artists practicing their moves. Both of them were young and about to meet fame. They were not as famous as they are, then!
Though Sorine managed to show these pictures to Oppenheimer, who is equally thrilled to see the pictures. However, we dearly miss Williams who is best known for his work in films like Mrs. Doubtfire, Dead Poets Society and Good Will Hunting, died on August 11, 2014, at the age of 63.