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Agyness Deyn

Agyness Deyn is a fashion model, who was born on February 16, 1983 in Littleborough, Manchester, UK. She is the daughter of a nurse and the middle child. Her birth name is Laura Hollins. She has blue eyes and blonde hair, which she is known for wearing very short. Agyness has even stated that at seventeen she spent time with it completely shaved off. She repeated that look for the Coachella Music Festival in 2010. Her measurements are thirty-two inches for bust, twenty-three inches for waist, and thirty-four inches for hips. She is five foot nine inches tall.

The designer house Mulberry created a spacious shoulder bag, with double-top handles, and named it after her when she was 25. (1) She has been touted as the replacement for Kate Moss. (2)

Along with her marriage to actor Giovanni Ribisi on June 12, 2012, her connection to acting comes with her appearances in the films Clash of the Titans in 2010 where she played Aphrodite, Greek goddess of beauty, love, and sex. Pusher in 2012, where she played Flo, a strong-minded stripper. And Electricity in 2014, a film adaptation of the novel by Ray Robinson, she portrays the journey of a young woman with epilepsy. In the to-be-released in 2015 movie Patient Zero, she is part of a movie whose storyline is about a global pandemic. (3)

She has also dabbled at being a singer and performed with the band Five O’Clock Heroes. (4)

Prior to marrying Ribisi, she said, “The fact is I’m choosey, but mainly about a man’s character. He has to be interesting, funny and clever. I don’t even mind if he’s not very good-looking.” She and Ribisi are in process of divorce proceedings.

Along with the Mulberry bag, she has moved into being a fashion designer. In 2012, Agyness, began her design partnership with Dr. Martens called Agyness Deyn for Dr. Martens. This line features accessories, shoes, and clothing. In spring of 2014, she released her third collaboration with the brand. (5)

She has noted that she is now focusing much more on her acting career rather than her modeling career.


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