Twiggy Lawson

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Twiggy
Drawing of Twiggy
Other name(s) Twiggy Lawson
Occupation Model, actress, singer
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Hair colour Blonde
Eye colour Blue
Dress size UK 8 – US 10– EU 36<
Agency Models 1
Spouse(s) Michael Witney
(m. 1977 – 1983, his death)
Leigh Lawson
(m. 1988–present)

Twiggy Lawson (born Leslie Hornby19 September 1949, in London, England) is a English actress, fashion model and singer.[1] Her childhood nickname Twiggy came from her thin legs.[2] In the 1960s, when she first became famous she weighed only 6.5 stone (91 lb).[2]

As an actress, she starred in The Boy Friend, and had featured roles in The Blues Brothers and Young Charlie Chaplin. She recently appeared as herself, on America's Next Top Model, as one of the judges.

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  1. "Twiggy Biography". Bio/A&E Television Networks, LLC. http://www.biography.com/people/twiggy-9512626. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Jess Cartner-Morley (18 September 2009). "Twiggy at 60: 'It's amazing I didn't go stark raving bonkers'". The Guardian. http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2009/sep/19/twiggy-at-60-interview. Retrieved 20 February 2016.

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