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Interview: Twiggy Lawson on Ken Russell

published on 27 November 2019

Twiggy talks how she made the transition from modelling into acting, with help from the enfant terrible of British cinema, director Ken Russell. She explains how she got cast in The Boyfriend (1971) (a performance that won her two Golden Globes), her affinity for the 1920s and her thoughts on the stereotype that models are dim-witted.

Twiggy talks how she made the transition from modelling into acting, with help from the enfant terrible of British cinema, director Ken Russell. She explains how she got cast in The Boyfriend (1971) (a performance that won her two Golden Globes), her affinity for the 1920s and her thoughts on the stereotype that models are dim-witted.

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Video Portrait: Twiggy Lawson

13 June 2002
Twiggy spends a tricky two minutes in front of Nick Knight's camera.