In the mid 60s at 16 years of age, Twiggy became internationally known as the world’s first supermodel. Her photographic modelling success epitomised the age. She is now a writer, singer, actress, designer, presenter, producer and activist, and continues to model, including on the covers of Vogue and Tatler.
Twiggy became a successful actress in film, stage and television, beginning her acting career by starring in Ken Russell’s film The Boyfriend, for which she won two Golden Globe® awards: most promising newcomer and best actress in a musical.
Twiggy was a guest judge on the top US reality series America’s Next Top Model opposite the show’s creator Tyra Banks.
Twiggy is an ardent supporter of animal welfare and is an anti-fur campaigner. She is also known for her support of breast cancer research groups.
As a designer, Twiggy has her own successful clothing line for HSN in the US and an exclusive range of clothing for M&S online.
In 2015-2016 Twiggy designed her first range of glasses exclusively for Specsavers, launching in 10 countries across Europe and Australasia.
So sad to hear of Albert Finny’s passing. Goodbye to one of the true greats. Brilliant actor and a charming man. R.I.P.