Twiggy

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  • Birth Name: Lesley Hornby
  • Birth Place: Neasden, London, England
  • Profession: Model, Actor, Reality-show judge, Singer
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Fast Facts

  • Was given the nickname Twiggy by former boyfriend/manager Justin de Villeneuve.
  • Found major popularity after being called the "Face of 1966" by U.K. newspaper the Daily Express.
  • Released Twiggy: An Autobiography in 1971.
  • Made her West End stage debut in the 1974 production of Cinderella.
  • Scored a Top 20 single in the U.K. with the song "Here I Go Again" in 1976.
  • Designed a clothing line sold through the catalog Littlewoods.

Awards

  • 1972, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actress: Winner
  • 1983, Tony — Actress (Musical): Nominee
  • 1972, Golden Globe — Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy: Winner

Relationships

  • Helen Hornby — Mother
  • William Norman Hornby — Father
  • Michael Witney — Husband (deceased)
  • Carly Lawson — Daughter
  • Leigh Lawson — Husband
  • Vivian — Sister
  • Justin de Villeneuve — Ex-significant Other
  • Jason Lawson — Stepson
  • Shirley — Sister

Details

  • Birth Name: Lesley Hornby
  • Birth Place: Neasden, London, England
  • Profession: Model, Actor, Reality-show judge, Singer