English model, actress, and singer
Twiggy is an iconic English model and actress regarded as one of the world’s first supermodels. She became a household name all over the world in the sixties, gracing the covers of numerous famous magazines, including Vogue. Her highly successful modeling career also saw her pose for a number of renowned photographers such as Richard Avedon and Cecil Beaton. After she officially retired from modeling in 1970, she went on to become a successful singer and actress and appeared in a number of television series and films, including the 1971 musical comedy film The Boy Friend.
She was married to Michael Witney from 1997 until his death in 1983. The marriage produced a daughter named Carly. In 1988, she got married to her second husband Leigh Lawson.
The Daily Express named her "The Face of 1966".
For starring as Polly Browne in The Boy Friend, she won two Golden Globe Awards.
Twiggy is a famous English model, actress, and singer, who was born on September 19, 1949. As a person born on this date, Twiggy is listed in our database as the 16th most popular celebrity for the day (September 19) and the 42nd most popular for the year (1949).
People born on September 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Twiggy is the 409th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Twiggy's birthday, Twiggy is the 429th most famous English.
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