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Cherie Lunghi Biography

Birth Name:
Cherie Mary Lunghi
Birth Place:
London, England

Fast Facts

  • Attended a London arts school in the 1960s with actors Nigel Havers, Jenny Agutter and Jane Seymour
  • At 13, had the title role in a BBC production of Alice in Wonderland
  • Attended London's Central School for Speech and Drama
  • Was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre Company in the 1970s
  • Married her first husband, Ralph Lawson, an actor from South Africa, in a marriage of convenience to keep him from being deported from England
  • Made a series of popular instant-coffee ads for British TV
  • Modeled lingerie at age 49 for the magazine FHM
  • Competed in the 2008 edition of the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing
  • Paints portraits in oil
  • Is fluent in Italian and French