World famous fashion designer, launching his label Calvin Klein Inc. in 1968.
Father of Marci Klein.
Best known for his 1970s jeans, famously advertised with a commercial featuring Brooke Shields, and 1990s underwear collection, promoted with giant billboards showing Mark Wahlberg.
Received the Coty Award for three consecutive years from 1973 to 1975.
Grew up in The Bronx as son of Hungarian-Jewish immigrants.