Lily Cole

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Lily Cole (born 27.12.1987)
Lily Cole is an English model and actress.

Lily Cole: Childhood
Lily Cole was born in Torquay, Devon but grew up in London. Her parents are Patience Owen, an artist and a writer, and Chris Cole, a fisherman.
She attended Hallfield Primary School, St Marylebone Church School for Girls and Latymer Upper School where she got top grades in all her A-Level studies.
She studied History of Art at King's College, Cambridge and gained a First in both the first year and the second.

Lily Cole: Modelling career
Lily Cole signed with Storm Models after being scouted by Benjamin Hart in Soho.
She became a breakthrough figure in 2003 and appeared in Italian Vogue while working with photographers such as Steven Meisel, Craig McDean, Nick Knight, Juergen Teller, Arthur Elgort and Irving Penn.
In 2004, she was named Model of the Year at the British Fashion Awards and was nominated again in 2007.
She has appeared in many editions of Vogue, Citizen K and V and has modelled for Chanel, Shiatzy Chen, DKNY, Jean Paul Gaultier, Versace, Alexander McQueen, Jasper Conran, John Galliano and Louis Vuitton.
In 2010, she was in a documentary about Rolf Harris in which he painted her as Titania from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.
She has appeared in adverts for Chanel, Christian Lacroix, Hermes, Longchamp, Cacharel, Topshop, Anna Sui, Moschino's perfume, Accessorize, Rimmel London and Tiffany & Co.
In 2012, she became an ambassador for the Body Shop's Beauty With Heart campaign.

Lily Cole: Acting career
Lily Cole made her acting debut in 2007's 'St. Trinian's' with Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Talulah Riley and Gemma Arterton.
In 2009, she landed the leading role in Terry Gilliam's 'The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus' alongside Heath Ledger and Christopher Plummer. She also appeared in the film 'Rage'.
In 2011, she appeared alongside Charlie Cox and Wes Bentley 'There Be Dragons'.
She has appeared in music videos for Primal Scream and Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
She made her stage debut in a production of 'The Seagull'.
In 2011, she played a Sea Siren in the 'Doctor Who' episode 'The Curse of the Black Spot' alongside Hugh Bonneville, Karen Gillan and Matt Smith.
In 2012, she appeared in 'The Moth Diaries' with Sarah Bolger.

Lily Cole: Personal life
Lily Cole dated Enrique Murciano in 2008 but they split in 2011.
She is an ambassador for the charity Global Angels and supports WaterAid and the Environmental Justice Foundation. She was also a part of launching the World Land Trust's Emerald for Elephant Exhibition in 2010 and supports Western Shoshone.
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Snow White and the Huntsman

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The Evil Queen, Ravenna, is very beautiful but very deadly. Early in her reign, she despaired over 'battles fought and lives lost' but now, she draws strength from the cries of war. Each day, she...

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Rage

14th September 2009 -

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Watch the trailer for Rage Rage is the new film from Sally Potter. Based in the world of fashion the film is meant to be shot by a school boy filming a project individually speaking...

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