Log in to continue

Not a member yet?

Sign up if you are a:

Model, Photographer, Stylist, Makeup or Hair Stylist, Casting Director, Agent, Magazine, PR or Ad agency, Production Company, Brand or just a Fan!


Jennifer Starr


Casting Director


Nationality: United States
For over three decades, Jennifer Starr has pushed the boundaries of casting, redefined beauty and created the new American icon.

She pioneered the street casting movement of the 1990s, contributing to the era’s most iconic campaigns and launching the careers of some of the world’s most successful models. . Starr functions as a creative partner joining talent and brands. She focusses on the culturally relevant, utilizing her specific brand of casting to give the work a rawness and authenticity.

Starr’s legendary body of work began when she cast all of Bruce Weber’s advertising and editorial shoots during his most influential years, including his iconic work for Ralph Lauren, Abercrombie & Fitch and Versace. Her aesthetic was a perfect match for Weber, who focused on the soul behind the face and helped shape Starr’s devotion to story. Starr launched Tyson Beckford, Bridget Hall and Gisele for Weber’s Ralph Lauren campaigns. She stood closely by Ralph Lauren for twenty years, casting his runway shows.

She advised Calvin Klein who entrusted her to cast his fragrance, jeans and underwear ads.

She found, real people/ emerging talent for ‘CK One’, as well as Scarlett Johansson for ‘Eternity’. She’s collaborated with Steven Meisel and Annie Leibovitz who sought her out for the honesty of her vision. She also cast runway shows and campaigns for Marc Jacobs, Jil Sander, and Dolce & Gabbana, to name just a few.

Starr is known for her grasp of American culture, but her reach is global. She casted the coveted Pirelli calendar for 20 years, starting 1997 with a call from Richard Avedon. Starr cast international superstars from Sophia Loren and Jennifer Lopez to Penelope Cruz and Kate Moss for the greatest photographers in the world including Avedon, Weber, Herb Ritts, Inez and Vinoodh, Mert and Marcus, Peter Beard and Mario Sorrenti.

In 2018, Starr cast Lizzo, catching her on the brink of superstardom, alongside Awkwafina and H.E.R. for Modcloth’s acclaimed #SayItLo


Only videos


7 For All Mankind (Advertising)
February 2024


7 For All Mankind (Advertising)
September 2023
photographer: Sonia Szóstak
Gap (Advertising)
August 2023
photographer: Zoey Grossman
Gap (Advertising)
January 2023
photographer: John Midgley


Gap (Advertising)
September 2022
photographer: Koto Bolofo
Athleta (Advertising)
August 2022
photographer: Cass Bird
Gap (Advertising)
March 2022
photographer: Zoey Grossman
Banana Republic (Advertising)
January 2022
photographer: Richard Phibbs


Gap (Advertising)
December 2021
Gap (Advertising)
September 2021
photographer: Mark Seliger