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Lesley Lawson (née Hornby; born 19 September 1949) is an English model, actress, and singer widely known by the nickname Twiggy. She was a British cultural icon and a prominent teenage model in swinging sixties London. Twiggy
Twiggy
was initially known for her thin build (thus her nickname) and her androgynous look consisting of big eyes, long eyelashes, and short hair.[1][2] In 1966, she was named "The Face of 1966" by the Daily Express[3] and voted British Woman of the Year.[4] By 1967, she had modelled in France, Japan, and the US, and had landed on the covers of Vogue and The Tatler. Her fame had spread worldwide.[4] After modelling, Twiggy
Twiggy
enjoyed a successful career as a screen, stage, and television actress. Her role in The Boy Friend (1971) brought her two Golden Globe Awards. She has hosted her own series Twiggy's People, in which she interviewed celebrities; she also appeared as a judge on the reality show America's Next Top Model. Her 1998 autobiography Twiggy
Twiggy
in Black and White entered the best-seller lists.[3] Since 2005, she has modelled for Marks and Spencer, most recently to promote their recent rebranding, appearing in television advertisements and print media, alongside Myleene Klass, Erin O'Connor, Lily Cole, and others.[5] In 2012, she worked alongside Marks & Spencer's designers to launch an exclusive clothing collection for the M&S Woman range.[6]

Contents

1 Early life 2 Personal life 3 Modelling career (1965–70)

3.1 1965–67 3.2 1967–70 3.3 Reaction

4 Stage, film, television and singing career

4.1 1970–79 4.2 1980–99 4.3 2000–09

5 Later career

5.1 2010–present

6 Filmography

6.1 Film 6.2 Television

7 Stage 8 Discography 9 Books and exhibits 10 References 11 Further reading 12 External links

Early life[edit] She was born Lesley Hornby on 19 September 1949, and was brought up in Neasden
Neasden
(then in Middlesex, now a suburb of north-west London). She was the third daughter of Nellie Lydia (née Reeman), a factory worker for a printing firm, and William Norman Hornby, a master carpenter and joiner from Lancashire.[7] Her maternal grandfather was Jewish.[8] Their first daughter, Shirley, had been born fifteen years earlier; their second, Vivien, had been born seven years earlier.[5] Twiggy's mother taught her to sew from an early age. She used this skill to make her own clothing.[9] She attended the Brondesbury and Kilburn High School in Salusbury Road, London. Twiggy's great great grandmother, Grace Meadows, then living under her maiden name Grace Gillies, died in a stampede of excitable shoppers at a bargain sale at Messrs McIllroys store in Mare Street in Hackney in 1897. This event made the news at the time.[10] Personal life[edit] Twiggy
Twiggy
married American actor Michael Witney
Michael Witney
in 1977. Their daughter, Carly, was born in 1978.[11] They were married until his death in 1983 from a heart attack.[12] Twiggy
Twiggy
met Leigh Lawson in 1984.[3] In 1988, they worked on the film Madame Sousatzka, and married that year in Sag Harbor, Long Island. Lawson adopted Twiggy's daughter, who took his surname. The couple reside in London,[13] and also own a home in Southwold, Suffolk.[14] On Twiggy's official website, she states she is a supporter of breast cancer research, animal welfare and anti-fur campaigns.[3] She was one of the celebrities, including Tom Hiddleston, Jo Brand, E. L. James and Rachel Riley, to design and sign her own card for the UK-based charity Thomas Coram Foundation for Children. The campaign was launched by crafting company Stampin' Up! UK and the cards were auctioned off on eBay during May 2014.[15] Modelling career (1965–70)[edit] 1965–67[edit] Twiggy
Twiggy
is best remembered as one of the first international supermodels and a fashion icon of the 1960s.[16] Her greatest influence is Jean Shrimpton,[17][18][19] whom Twiggy
Twiggy
considers to be the world's first supermodel.[18] Twiggy
Twiggy
has also been described as the successor to Shrimpton.[1][20][21][22] In January 1966, young Lesley Hornby had her hair coloured and cut short in London
London
at Leonard of Mayfair,[23] owned by celebrity hairdresser Leonard.[24] The hair stylist was looking for models on whom to try out his new crop haircut and he styled her hair in preparation for a few test head shots.[25] A professional photographer Barry Lategan took several photos for Leonard, which the hairdresser hung in his salon. Deirdre McSharry, a fashion journalist from the Daily Express, saw the images and asked to meet the young girl.[26] McSharry arranged to have more photos taken. A few weeks later the publication featured an article and images of Hornby, declaring her "The Face of '66".[16][27] In it, the copy read: "The Cockney kid with a face to launch a thousand shapes... and she's only 16".[28] Hornby's career quickly took off.[27] She was short for a model at 5'6" (167 cm), weighed eight stone (51 kg; 112 lbs) and had a 31-23-32 figure, "with a new kind of streamlined, androgynous sex appeal"[29] Her hairdresser boyfriend, Nigel Davies, became her manager, changed his name to Justin de Villeneuve, and persuaded her to change her name to Twiggy
Twiggy
(from "Twigs", her childhood nickname).[30] De Villeneuve credits himself for Twiggy's discovery and her modelling success, and his version of events is often quoted in other biographies. In her 1998 book Twiggy
Twiggy
In Black and White, she says that she met Justin through his brother, when she worked as a Saturday girl at a hairdressers in London. This is where she began to see the models in the magazines, but never thought she could do something like that. Jean Shrimpton
Jean Shrimpton
was her idol so she grew her hair long to look like her, before having to have it cut off for her headshots by Barry Lategan.[25][31] Ten years her senior, De Villeneuve managed her lucrative career for seven years, overseeing her finances and enterprises during her heyday as a model. Twiggy
Twiggy
was soon seen in all the leading fashion magazines, commanding fees of £80 an-hour, bringing out her own line of clothes called " Twiggy
Twiggy
Dresses" in 1967,[32] and taking the fashion world by storm.[33] "I hated what I looked like," she said once, "so I thought everyone had gone stark raving mad."[27] Twiggy's look centred on three qualities: her stick-thin figure, a boyishly short haircut[5] and strikingly dark eyelashes.[34] Describing how she obtained her prominent eyelashes, now known as Twiggy's, she said, "Back then I was layering three pairs of false eyelashes over my own and would paint extra 'twigs' on my skin underneath."[35]

Twiggy
Twiggy
in 1967, at the height of her modelling career, showing the look that made her famous

One month after the Daily Express
Daily Express
article, Twiggy
Twiggy
posed for her first shoot for Vogue. A year later, she had appeared in 13 separate fashion shoots in international Vogue editions. 1967–70[edit] Twiggy
Twiggy
arrived in New York in March 1967 at Kennedy Airport, an event covered by the press.[36] The New Yorker, Life and Newsweek
Newsweek
reported on the Twiggy
Twiggy
"phenomenon" in 1967, with the New Yorker devoting nearly 100 pages to the subject."[25] That year she became an international sensation, modelling in France, Japan
Japan
and America,[4] and landing the cover of Paris Vogue in May,[37] the cover of US Vogue three times, in April, July and November, and the cover of British Vogue in October.[34] In 1967, an editorial on page 63 of the edition of 15 March of Vogue described her as an "extravaganza that makes the look of the sixties" Twiggy
Twiggy
was, according to feminist critic Linda Delibero, "the most visible commodity Britain produced that year, and [America] generously complied with the hype, scarfing up skinny little Twiggy
Twiggy
pens, Twiggy
Twiggy
lunch boxes, Twiggy
Twiggy
lashes, an assortment of Twiggy-endorsed cosmetics".[38] The Metropolitan Museum of Art's 2009 catalogue of Style: Model as Muse Embodying Fashion stated:

Twiggy's adolescent physique was the perfect frame for the androgynous styles that began to emerge in the 1960s. The trend was manifested in a number of templates: sweet A-line dresses with collars and neckties, suits and dresses that took their details from military uniforms, or, in the case of Yves Saint Laurent, an explicit transposition of the male tuxedo to women. Simultaneously, under the rubric of "unisex", designs that were minimalistic, including Nehru suits and space-agey jumpsuits, were proposed by designers such as Pierre Cardin
Pierre Cardin
and Andre Courreges, and, most famously in the U.S.A., by Rudi Gernreich.[39]

Twiggy
Twiggy
has been photographed by such noted photographers as Cecil Beaton, Richard Avedon, Melvin Sokolsky, Ronald Traeger, Bert Stern, Norman Parkinson, Annie Leibovitz
Annie Leibovitz
and Steven Meisel.[33] Reaction[edit] Twiggy
Twiggy
and the magazines featuring her image polarised critics from the start. Her boyishly thin image was criticised as, and is still blamed for, promoting an "unhealthy" body ideal for women.[40][41] " Twiggy
Twiggy
came along at a time when teen-age spending power was never greater," said Su Dalgleish, fashion correspondent for the Daily Mail. "With that underdeveloped, boyish figure, she is an idol to the 14- and 15-year-old kids. She makes virtue of all the terrible things of gawky, miserable adolescence."[42] At the height of her fame, Mark Cohen, president of Leeds
Leeds
Women's shop, had an even harsher view: "Her legs remind me of two painted worms." Yet Twiggy
Twiggy
had her supporters. Diana Vreeland
Diana Vreeland
of Vogue stated, "She's no flash in the pan. She is the mini-girl in the mini-era. She's delicious looking."[42] In recent years, Twiggy
Twiggy
has spoken out against the trend of waif-thin models, explaining that her own thin weight as a teenager was natural: "I was very skinny, but that was just my natural build. I always ate sensibly – being thin was in my genes."[43] On 10 December 1969, despite being 20 years old, she was selected as the subject for one of the first editions produced by Thames Television of the television series This Is Your Life.[44] Stage, film, television and singing career[edit] 1970–79[edit] After four years of modelling, Twiggy
Twiggy
retired in 1970, stating "You can't be a clothes hanger for your entire life!"[45] She broke off with Justin de Villeneuve, who had been overseeing her business affairs since 1966, and released him from his duties as her manager, claiming in later years that "her career had more to do with that famous picture of her with those funny painted eyelashes, which appeared in the Daily Express
Daily Express
under the headline 'The Face of '66' " than with his promotional efforts.[31] She has stated several times that she is only really remembered for her modelling career although it was "only a short part of my life". She began to develop a film interest through her weekly visits to Ken Russell's house; they would watch old films together, which included people like Greta Garbo, Clark Gable
Clark Gable
and other Hollywood actors and actresses. This began to give Twiggy
Twiggy
a new outlook on the way she dressed and the way she wore her hair, which she wore in a beret and wore longer skirts and flowers as the hippie look was beginning to take over London. Ken and Twiggy
Twiggy
would work on a film together called The Boy Friend after watching a performance of the original musical, staged by Ken's mother's amateur dramatics group. Twiggy
Twiggy
then embarked on an award-winning acting and singing career, starring in a variety of roles on stage and screen, and recording albums. In 1971, she made her film debut as an extra in Ken Russell's The Devils. The same year, she performed her first leading role in features as Polly Browne in Ken Russell's adaptation of Sandy Wilson's pastiche of 1920s hit musicals, The Boy Friend. This marked her initial collaboration with Tommy Tune, and won her two Golden Globe Awards in 1972 (New Star of the Year – Actress and Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy). Also in 1971, Twiggy
Twiggy
released the single "Zoo de Zoo Zong", written by Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway, and credited to Twiggy
Twiggy
and Friends. In 1974, she made her West End stage debut in Cinderella; made a second feature, the thriller W (co-starring with her future husband Michael Witney); and hosted her own British television series, Twiggs (later renamed Twiggy). In 1973, she appeared with David Bowie
David Bowie
on the cover of his seventh album, Pin Ups. which entered the UK chart on 3 November 1973 and stayed there for 21 weeks, peaking at No. 1. In October 1975, she sang at the live performance of Roger Glover's The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast album at the Royal Albert Hall
Royal Albert Hall
in London. The concert was filmed and produced by Tony Klinger and released to cinemas in 1976. In November 1976 she made an appearance on The Muppet Show, in which she sang "In My Life", a Beatles
Beatles
song.[46] In 1976, Twiggy
Twiggy
signed to Mercury Records
Mercury Records
and released the albums Twiggy
Twiggy
and Please Get My Name Right, discs that contained both pop and country tunes. Twiggy
Twiggy
sold very well, peaking on the UK charts at No. 33, and gave Twiggy
Twiggy
a silver disc for good sales. The album contains Twiggy's top-twenty hit single, "Here I Go Again". "Please Get My Name Right" made it to No. 35 in 1977. A single "A Woman in Love" failed to chart for Twiggy
Twiggy
in 1977, but was a hit for the Three Degrees
Three Degrees
in 1978. In 1978, the television distribution arm of American International Pictures, in an effort to gain additional syndication value in the US to the LWT rock music series Supersonic, repackaged the musical performances with Twiggy
Twiggy
replacing Mike Mansfield's introductions. The new series was titled Twiggy's Jukebox, and ran in most of the major television markets in the US during the 1978–79 TV season. Coincidentally, Twiggy
Twiggy
herself had performed "Here I Go Again" and "Vanilla Olay" on Supersonic in September 1976, and these performances were included in the refurbished programme. After the initial season, Twiggy
Twiggy
left the series, and American International Television continued Jukebox with Britt Ekland
Britt Ekland
as host, using standard music videos rather than clips from Supersonic. She appeared in "There Goes the Bride" with Tom Smothers
Tom Smothers
in 1979. 1980–99[edit] In 1980, Twiggy
Twiggy
made a cameo appearance in The Blues Brothers. She starred as Eliza Doolittle in 1981 opposite Robert Powell
Robert Powell
in the Yorkshire TV
Yorkshire TV
production of Pygmalion. In 1983 she made her Broadway debut in the musical, My One and Only, starring and co-staged by Tommy Tune, for which she earned a Tony nomination. She played opposite Robin Williams
Robin Williams
in the 1986 comedy Club Paradise. In 1987, she played a vaudeville performer in the British television special The Little Match Girl, and in 1988 she appeared in a supporting role in Madame Sousatzka opposite second husband Leigh Lawson. In 1989, she was cast as Hannah Chaplin, mother to Charles, in the British television movie Young Charlie Chaplin, aired in the United States on PBS' WonderWorks. In 1991, she co-starred in her first American network dramatic television series, the short-lived CBS sitcom Princesses. Of eight episodes completed, only five aired. (Princesses co-star, Fran Drescher, later spent some time with Twiggy
Twiggy
and her family in England while developing Drescher's hit series The Nanny, even modelling character Maxwell Sheffield on Twiggy's husband Leigh Lawson.)[47][48] In 1993, she appeared alongside Mark Hamill
Mark Hamill
in the short segment "Eye" from the made-for-cable horror anthology, Body Bags. In 1997, Twiggy
Twiggy
acted in the Chichester Festival Theatre
Chichester Festival Theatre
revival of Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit. A year later, she played Gertrude Lawrence in the biographical stage revue Noel and Gertie at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, Long Island. In 1999, she returned to the New York stage in an off-Broadway production If Love Were All, a revised version of Noel and Gertie, written and directed by Leigh Lawson; what set this edition apart were its tap numbers in period style. She starred as Gertrude Lawrence opposite Harry Groener's Noël Coward. 2000–09[edit] In 2001, Twiggy
Twiggy
co-hosted the British magazine programme This Morning. In 2003, she released another album, Midnight Blue. Seventeen of the CD's 20 tracks had previously unreleased material from 1982–1990, including a duet with Leo Sayer, "Save the Last Dance for Me", and a cover of the Stones' "Ruby Tuesday". Two of the tracks ("Feel Emotion" and "Diamond") had been issued as single in the mid-1980s. In 2005, she joined the cast of the television show America's Next Top Model for Cycles 5–9 as one of four judges, and a year later, she appeared on the cover of the "Icons" issue of Swindle magazine. She also returned to modelling, fronting a major television, press and billboard campaign for Marks & Spencer, the British department-store chain. Her involvement in the advertising campaign has been credited for reviving Marks and Spencer's fortunes.[49] In 2006, she portrayed herself as a nineteen-year-old in the radio play Elevenses with Twiggy
Twiggy
for BBC Radio 4's Afternoon Play series. She did not return to America's Next Top Model
America's Next Top Model
in its tenth season due to scheduling conflicts.[50] Her replacement was model Paulina Porizkova.[51] Also in 2007, Sepia Records released a previously shelved album that Twiggy
Twiggy
recorded in 1979, produced by Donna Summer
Donna Summer
and Juergen Koppers. Heaven in My Eyes ["Discotheque"] contains the eight original tracks due to be released, plus four remixes by "The OUTpsiDER". The album was also made available on iTunes. She is signed to London
London
agency Models 1. In 2008, she supported the "Fashion Targets Breast Cancer" campaign in support of Breakthrough Breast Cancer, alongside fellow celebrities –comedian Alan Carr, singer Natalie Imbruglia, actress Anna Friel
Anna Friel
and DJ & presenter Edith Bowman. In the summer of 2009, beauty company Olay debuted its "Definity Eye Cream" campaign depicting Twiggy. Accusations of airbrushing created a stir with the media and public. A website campaign set up by Jo Swinson, the Scottish Liberal Democrat MP, attracted 700 individual complaints.[52] Procter & Gamble admitted to minor retouching and replaced the image. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) announced that the ad gave a "misleading" impression, but that no further action was required because the image had already been withdrawn. Its announcement said:

However, we considered that the post-production re-touching of this ad, specifically in the eye area, could give consumers a misleading impression of the effect the product could achieve. We considered that the combination of references to 'younger looking eyes', including the claim 'reduces the look of wrinkles and dark circles for brighter, younger looking eyes', and post-production re-touching of Twiggy's image around the eye area, was likely to mislead.[52]

Later career[edit] 2010–present[edit] Twiggy
Twiggy
remains in the forefront of fashion for women of her age. She was one of the few famous celebrities to survive being cut from the Marks & Spencer fashion team in 2009–2010, when Dannii Minogue joined her for the spring/summer women's wear campaign.[53][54] She also started an HSN fashion line called the " Twiggy
Twiggy
London" collection,[55] and has begun a fashion blog to discuss the line. Women in their 60s and 70s are remaining stylish today, and this trend has been termed the " Twiggy
Twiggy
effect".[56] On 21 November 2011 Twiggy
Twiggy
released the album Romantically Yours, through EMI. A collection of pop and easy listening standards spanning several generations, the album features versions of such compositions as "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered", "Blue Moon", "My Funny Valentine", "Someone to Watch over Me" and "They Can't Take That Away from Me". The album also includes a guest vocal appearance by Twiggy's daughter Carly Lawson on Neil Young's "Only Love Can Break Your Heart", a guitar solo by Bryan Adams, and a version of Richard Marx's "Right Here Waiting" featuring duet vocals with the American songwriter himself. Romantically Yours was produced by James McMillan, whose résumé includes playing trumpet for Sade and James Brown. Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

The Boy Friend (1971) W (1974) There Goes The Bride (1979) The Blues Brothers (1980) The Doctor and the Devils
The Doctor and the Devils
(1985) Club Paradise
Club Paradise
(1986) The Little Match Girl
The Little Match Girl
(1986) Madame Sousatzka
Madame Sousatzka
(1988)

The Diamond Trap (1988) Sun Child (1988) Istanbul (Keep Your Eyes Open) (1990) Body Bags (1993) Something Borrowed, Something Blue (1997) Edge of Seventeen (1998) Brand New World (based on the Jeff Noon
Jeff Noon
play Woundings) (1998)

Television[edit]

Twiggs (1974) Twiggy
Twiggy
(1975) The Muppet Show
The Muppet Show
(1976) (episode 21) Victorian Scandals (1976) Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas (1977) The Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour (1978) The Donna Summer
Donna Summer
Special
Special
(1980) A Gift of Music (1981) Young Charlie Chaplin (1989) Princesses (1991) Tales from the Crypt (1992) (1 episode)

The Nanny
The Nanny
(1994) (1 episode) Heartbeat (1994) (1 episode) Absolutely Fabulous
Absolutely Fabulous
(2000–2001) This Morning (presenter in 2001) Take Time With Twiggy
Twiggy
(host 2001) America's Next Top Model
America's Next Top Model
(judge, Cycles 5–9) (2005–2007) ShakespeaRe-Told: The Taming of the Shrew (2005) Friday Night with Jonathan Ross
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross
(Guest) (2008) Twiggy's Frock Exchange (2008) Alan Titchmarsh's Walks of Fame (2010) [57] Who Do You Think You Are? (100th episode) (2014)

Stage[edit]

Cinderella, Casino Theatre, London, (1974) The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast, the Royal Albert Hall, London
London
(1975) Eliza Doolittle, Pygmalion, (1981) Captain Beaky and His Musical Christmas (pantomime), Apollo Victoria Theatre, London
London
(1981) My One and Only, St. James Theatre, New York, (1983–1984)

Blithe Spirit, Chichester Festival Theatre, (1997) Noel and Gertie, Bay Street Theatre, Long Island, New York, (1998) If Love Were All, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City
New York City
(1999) Blithe Spirit, Bay Street Theatre, Long Island, New York (2002) Mrs Warren's Profession, on tour, England, (2003)

Discography[edit]

Albums

1971 The Boyfriend (Original Soundtrack) (MGM Records) 1972 Twiggy
Twiggy
and the Girlfriends (Ember) 1976 Twiggy
Twiggy
(Mercury) (UK #33)[58] 1977 Please Get My Name Right (Mercury) (UK #35) 1983 My One and Only (with Tommy Tune) (Atlantic) 2003 Midnight Blue (Eureka) (unreleased material from the 1980s) 2007 Heaven In My Eyes - Discotheque (Eureka) (unreleased material from the 1970s) 2009 Gotta Sing Gotta Dance (Stage Door) 2011 Romantically Yours (EMI)

Singles

1966 "Some Do Some Don't (Some Will Some Won't)" (with Anne) (Columbia) 1967 "Beautiful Dreams" (Ember) 1967 "When I Think of You" (Ember) 1971 "Zoo Do Zoo Dong" (with Friends) (Bell) 1972 "A Room in Bloomsbury" (with Christopher Gable) (Columbia) 1976 "Here I Go Again" (Mercury) (UK #17) 1976 "Vanilla Olay" (Mercury) 1977 "Rings" ((UK #35) from her album Please Get My Name Right) 1977 "Please Get My Name Right" (Mercury) 1977 "I Hope We Get to Love in Time" (Mercury) 1977 "A Woman in Love" (Mercury) 1977 "Tomorrow is Another Day" (Mercury) 1978 "Falling Angel" (Mercury) 1985 "Feel Emotion" (Arista) (UK #81) 1986 "Diamond" (Arista) 1989 "Winter Wonderland" (Object)

Books and exhibits[edit]

Twiggy, Twiggy: An Autobiography (1975), ISBN 978-0-246-10895-1 Twiggy, Twiggy's Guide to Looking Good (1986), ISBN 978-0-00-636672-0 Twiggy, Twiggy
Twiggy
in Black and White (1998), ISBN 978-0-671-51645-1 Emma Midgley, " London
London
Swings Again With Ossie Clark Show At The V&A" (22 July 2003), Culture24 Twiggy, Twiggy: Please Get My Name Right (2004), Word Power Books, ISBN 9784939102578 Iain R Webb, Bill Gibb: Fashion and Fantasy (2008), foreword by Twiggy, ISBN 978-1-85177-548-4 Twiggy, A Guide to Looking and Feeling Fabulous Over Forty (2008), ISBN 978-0-7181-5404-2 The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion, Metropolitan Museum of Art, May–August 2009 Twiggy: A Life in Photographs, Terence Pepper, Robin Muir, and Melvin Sokolsky (2009), ISBN 978-1-85514-414-9 Twiggy: A Life in Photographs, National Portrait Gallery (2009–2010)

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Further reading[edit]

Conekin, Becky E. "Fashioning Mod Twiggy
Twiggy
and the moped in ‘swinging’ London." History and Technology 28.2 (2012): 209-215. Gross, Michael. Model: The ugly business of beautiful women (Harper Collins, 2011). Sandbrook, Dominic. White Heat: A history of Britain in the swinging sixties (Abacus, 2015) pp 283-308.

External links[edit]

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– Official website 1967 Newsweek
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cover and Twiggy
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article Images of Twiggy, National Portrait Gallery "My Best Shot: Twiggy" by Barry Lategan Twiggy
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on IMDb Twiggy
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at the Internet Broadway Database
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at Internet Off-Broadway Database Twiggy
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at the Fashion Model Directory
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interview in Swindle magazine "Twiggy: You Ask the Questions", The Independent "Twiggy: Fashion Icon" – slideshow by Life magazine Twiggy
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interview on BBC Radio 4 Desert Island Discs, 13 January 1989 Twiggy's appearance on This Is Your Life

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Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical

Judy Holliday
Judy Holliday
(1950) June Allyson
June Allyson
(1951) Susan Hayward
Susan Hayward
(1952) Ethel Merman
Ethel Merman
(1953) Judy Garland
Judy Garland
(1954) Jean Simmons
Jean Simmons
(1955) Deborah Kerr
Deborah Kerr
(1956) Kay Kendall
Kay Kendall
/ Taina Elg
Taina Elg
(1957) Rosalind Russell
Rosalind Russell
(1958) Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe
(1959) Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(1960) Rosalind Russell
Rosalind Russell
(1961) Rosalind Russell
Rosalind Russell
(1962) Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(1963) Julie Andrews
Julie Andrews
(1964) Julie Andrews
Julie Andrews
(1965) Lynn Redgrave
Lynn Redgrave
(1966) Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
(1967) Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
(1968) Patty Duke
Patty Duke
(1969) Carrie Snodgress (1970) Twiggy
Twiggy
(1971) Liza Minnelli
Liza Minnelli
(1972) Glenda Jackson
Glenda Jackson
(1973) Raquel Welch
Raquel Welch
(1974) Ann-Margret
Ann-Margret
(1975) Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
(1976) Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
/ Marsha Mason
Marsha Mason
(1977) Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
/ Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1978) Bette Midler
Bette Midler
(1979) Sissy Spacek
Sissy Spacek
(1980) Bernadette Peters
Bernadette Peters
(1981) Julie Andrews
Julie Andrews
(1982) Julie Walters
Julie Walters
(1983) Kathleen Turner
Kathleen Turner
(1984) Kathleen Turner
Kathleen Turner
(1985) Sissy Spacek
Sissy Spacek
(1986) Cher
Cher
(1987) Melanie Griffith
Melanie Griffith
(1988) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1989) Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
(1990) Bette Midler
Bette Midler
(1991) Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richardson
(1992) Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett
(1993) Jamie Lee Curtis
Jamie Lee Curtis
(1994) Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
(1995) Madonna (1996) Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt
(1997) Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow
(1998) Janet McTeer
Janet McTeer
(1999) Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
(2000) Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
(2001) Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
(2002) Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
(2003) Annette Bening
Annette Bening
(2004) Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon
(2005) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2006) Marion Cotillard
Marion Cotillard
(2007) Sally Hawkins
Sally Hawkins
(2008) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2009) Annette Bening
Annette Bening
(2010) Michelle Williams (2011) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2012) Amy Adams
Amy Adams
(2013) Amy Adams
Amy Adams
(2014) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2015) Emma Stone
Emma Stone
(2016) Saoirse Ronan
Saoirse Ronan
(2017)

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Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress

Lois Maxwell
Lois Maxwell
(1948) Mercedes McCambridge
Mercedes McCambridge
(1950) Pier Angeli
Pier Angeli
(1952) Colette Marchand (1953) Pat Crowley, Bella Darvi, Barbara Rush
Barbara Rush
(1954) Karen Sharpe, Kim Novak, Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(1955) Anita Ekberg, Victoria Shaw, Dana Wynter
Dana Wynter
(1956) Carroll Baker, Jayne Mansfield, Natalie Wood
Natalie Wood
(1957) Carolyn Jones, Diane Varsi, Sandra Dee
Sandra Dee
(1958) Linda Cristal, Susan Kohner, Tina Louise
Tina Louise
(1959) Janet Munro, Tuesday Weld, Angie Dickinson, Stella Stevens
Stella Stevens
(1960) Ina Balin, Hayley Mills, Nancy Kwan
Nancy Kwan
(1961) Ann-Margret, Jane Fonda, Christine Kaufmann
Christine Kaufmann
(1962) Sue Lyon, Patty Duke, Rita Tushingham
Rita Tushingham
(1963) Tippi Hedren, Elke Sommer, Ursula Andress
Ursula Andress
(1964) Mia Farrow, Mary Ann Mobley, Celia Kaye
Celia Kaye
(1965) Elizabeth Hartman
Elizabeth Hartman
(1966) Jessica Walter
Jessica Walter
(1967) Katharine Ross
Katharine Ross
(1968) Olivia Hussey, Marianne McAndrew
Marianne McAndrew
(1969) Ali MacGraw
Ali MacGraw
(1970) Carrie Snodgress (1971) Twiggy
Twiggy
(1972) Diana Ross
Diana Ross
(1973) Tatum O'Neal
Tatum O'Neal
(1974) Susan Flannery
Susan Flannery
(1975) Marilyn Hassett (1976) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(1977) Irene Miracle (1979) Bette Midler
Bette Midler
(1980) Nastassja Kinski
Nastassja Kinski
(1981) Pia Zadora
Pia Zadora
(1982) Sandahl Bergman
Sandahl Bergman
(1983)

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