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|Born:||September 19, 1949||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Middlesex, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Raised in Neasden, England
Originally nicknamed 'Sticks' because of her figure; later changed to 'Twigs' and then 'Twiggy'
Became a top fashion model in the 1960s
Mattel issued a 'Twiggy Barbie'
Film debut as an extra in Ken Russell's "The Devils"
First leading role in features as Polly in Ken Russell's adaptation of Sandy Wilson's pastiche of 1920s musicals "The Boy Friend"; initial collaboration with Tommy Tune
Made West End stage debut in "Cinderella"
Made second feature, the thriller "W/I Want Her Dead"; co-starred with future husband Michael Whitney
Appeared in several West End shows including "Captain Beaky Presents" and "Funny Face"; also toured in "Funny Face"
Hosted own British TV series, "Twigs" and "Twiggy and Friends"
Made cameo appearance in "The Blues Brothers"
Starred as Eliza Doolittle opposite Robert Powell in Yorkshire TV production of "Pygmalion"
Broadway debut in the musical, "My One and Only", starring and co-staged by Tune; earned a Tony nomination
Played a vaudeville performer in the British TV special "The Little Match Girl"
Had supporting role in "Madame Sousatzka", opposite second husband Leigh Lawson
Cast as Hannah Chaplin, mother to Charles, in the British TV-movie "Young Charlie Chaplin"; aired in US on PBS' "Wonderworks" in 1989
Co-starred in the ill-fated CBS sitcom "Princesses"
Acted in London stage revival of Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit"
Played Gertrude Lawrence in the biographical stage musical "Noel and Gertie" at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, Long Island
Returned to New York stage as Lawrence in Off-Broadway production "If Love Were All", a revised version of "Noel and Gertie", directed by Lawson; what set this edition apart were its tap numbers in period style; starred opposite Harry Groener as Coward
Co-hosted the English magazine program "This Morning"
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