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Twiggy
Failuresque Twiggy drawing.jpg
Drawing of Twiggy
Born
Lesley Hornby

19 September 1949 (1949-09-19) (age 70)
Other names Twiggy Lawson
Occupation Model, actress, singer
Years active 1965 - present
Spouse(s) Michael Witney
(m. 1977 – 1983, his death)
Leigh Lawson
(m. 1988–present)
Children Carly Armstrong-Lawson (née Witney, born 1978)
Modelling information
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Hair colour Blonde
Eye colour Blue
Agency Models 1

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

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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