Twiggy

Actor

Lesley Lawson (née Hornby), widely known by the nickname Twiggy, is a model, actress, and singer. In the mid-1960s, she became a prominent British teenage model of swinging sixties London with others such as Penelope Tree.

Twiggy was initially known for her thin build (thus her nickname) and her androgynous look consisting of large eyes, long eyelashes, and short hair. In 1966, she was named "The Face of 1966" by the Daily Express and voted British Woman of the Year. By 1967, Twiggy had modelled in France, Japan, and the U.S., and landed on the covers of Vogue and The Tatler. Her fame had spread worldwide.

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Lesley Lawson (née Hornby), widely known by the nickname Twiggy, is a model, actress, and singer. In the mid-1960s, she became a prominent British teenage model of swinging sixties London with others such as Penelope Tree.

Twiggy was initially known for her thin build (thus her nickname) and her androgynous look consisting of large eyes, long eyelashes, and short hair. In 1966, she was named "The Face of 1966" by the Daily Express and voted British Woman of the Year. By 1967, Twiggy had modelled in France, Japan, and the U.S., and landed on the covers of Vogue and The Tatler. Her fame had spread worldwide.

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