Currently alive, at 70 years of age.
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1949 – Born on September 19th in Neasden, England. English model, actress and singer.
1966 – Started and was offered a modeling contract by Nigel Davies.
1967 – She first arrived in New York in March.
– To concerns that the Twiggy craze would die down within a month, Twiggy became an instant icon and supermodel.
– Imitated by Mattel when they issued a "Twiggy Barbie" and by Milton Bradley who created a board game out of her.
1971 – She embarked on an award-winning acting and singing career, including Ken Russell’s film version of Sandy Wilson’s musical, "The Boy Friend", for which she won two Golden Globe Awards.
1977 – Married to Michael Witney on June 14th.
1981 – She made her West End debut as "Cinderella" and played Eliza Doolittle in a legit performance of "Pygmalion".
1983 – Was nominated for Broadway’s Tony Award as Best Actress (Musical) for "My One and Only".
– She reunited with her "Boy Friend" co-star Tommy Tune and together dazzled Broadway audiences as a tapping twosome with "My One and Only", a warm, nostalgic revamping of the Gershwin classic "Funny Face".
1988 – Married to Leigh Lawson on September 23rd.
1997 – She acted in London stage revival of Noel Coward’s "Blithe Spirit".
1999 – She 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.
2001 – She co-hosted hosted the English magazine program "This Morning".
2005 – She joined the cast of the TV show "America’s Next Top Model" as one of four permanent judges.
– She also returned to modeling, fronting a major new TV, press and billboard campaign for Marks & Spencer, her department store chain.
2006 – Started a clothing line through Great Universal called the Twiggy Collection for spring/summer.
– She portrayed herself as a nineteen year-old in the radio play Elevens with Twiggy for BBC Radio 4’s Afternoon Play series.
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