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Lily Cole (born 27.12.1987) Lily Cole is an English model and actress.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bronte expert Nick Holland has resigned from the Bronte Society in protest at Cole's involvement.
Actress and supermodel Lily Cole has spoken out against the backlash that confronted her when she was announced as being a part of events to mark the bicentennial of Emily Bronte’s birth, describing some negative reactions as “prejudice”.
She has been named as the ‘creative partner’ for celebrations held by the Bronte Parsonage Museum in West Yorkshire later this year.
However, the 30 year old star’s involvement has triggered the resignation of Bronte expert Nick Holland from the Bronte Society, as he believes that Bronte would not approve of a model getting the role.
Continue reading: Lily Cole Hits Back At Bronte Celebrations Controversy
Lily Cole (right) joined hundreds of people attending the screening of 'The Salesman' in Trafalgar Square, London, organised by the Mayor of London to coincide with the Oscars to celebrate the capital's success as a creative hub and a global beacon for openness and diversity. The Salesman, directed by Asghar Farhadi, stars Shahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidoosti in the lead roles of Emad and Rana. This critically-acclaimed film won Best Screenplay at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival with Shahab Hosseini winning Best Actor. It has been nominated in the Best Foreign Film category in the 89th Academy Awards, which take place from midnight (GMT) on Sunday 26 February 2017
Lily Cole has welcomed her first child – a baby girl! The British model shared the first pictures of the new-born on Instagram.
Model Lily Cole gave birth to her first child on Friday (11th September). Cole shared the first pictures of her new-born daughter with her 58K followers on Instagram on the same day. She also included a link to her website on which she shared a poem she’d written about her daughter.
Lily Cole at the ELLE Style Awards 2015, February 2015.
Continue reading: Lily Cole Shares First Pictures Of Her Baby Daughter
The 27 year old is a first time mum to little Wylde Cole Ferreira.
Model Lily Cole has announced the arrival of her baby girl named Wylde Cole Ferreira on Friday with boyfriend Kwame Ferreira. The 27 year old shared the happy news on Twitter telling her followers “Delighted to say we had a little girl.”
Continue reading: Model Lily Cole Announces Birth Of Daughter Wylde
Celebrities gathered at the Royal Hospital Chelsea for a sneak preview of the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday (19th May). Amongst the guests were the Queen, Stephen Fry and Benedict Cumberbatch.
Following a week of sultry temperate and – for Britain – near tropical climes, the celebrities were out en masse to take in the sights at the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday (19th May).
Alan Titchmarsh standing outside his garden installation.
The annual flower show, which is held at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, attracted a vast array of famous faces. The Queen made her yearly visit to the show and found herself wandering through trenches, in a garden created to commemorate the centenary of the beginning of the First World War. The ‘No Man’s Land’ garden, features a crater hole as a pond which acts as a stark reminder of the damage made to, not only the soldiers embroiled in the conflict, but the land on which they fought.
Johnny Depp, Lily Cole, Chris Pine and Tom Ford are amongst those featured in McCartney's exciting new video.
A week after Sir Paul McCartney's latest solo album, New, debuted, the brand new video for track 'Queenie Eye' premieres today (October 24, 2013). However, this isn't any old music video: the former Beatle has called on a few friends to help, with stars including Gary Barlow, Alice Eve, Kate Moss, Chris Pine, Johnny Depp, James Corden and Jeremy Irons all featured.
A Little Help From My Friends: Paul McCartney Prepared To Launch New Music Video.
The song is named after and draws inspiration from a childhood game McCartney used to play in Liverpool. "Queenie eye, queenie eye, who's got the ball? It isn't in my pocket. O-U-T spells OUT!" sang a young Macca and the same lyrics are called upon for Paul's latest, upbeat track that has been described by Q Magazine as "jaw-dropping."
There's a terrific sense of menace in this gothic dramatic thriller, which plays on the story's fantasy elements to take us into a teen girl's troubled imagination. It's beautifully shot too, with blood-soaked echoes of Carrie and The Shining in the way the unsettling nastiness is underscored with emotion. Even so, the whole moth motif never really makes much sense, other than as a clumsy metaphor for adolescence.
The events take place in a creepy, isolated girls' school, where 16-year-old Rebecca (Bolger) creates a happy subculture with her best pal Lucy (Gadon) and their party-loving friends. They merrily subvert the rules, keeping the headmistress (Parfitt) on her toes. And the hot new literature teacher Mr Davies (Speedman) gets their pulses racing. Then a new student arrives: Ernessa (Cole) is a loner who reaches out to Lucy for friendship, which upsets Rebecca because she feels like Ernessa is actually preying on her friend. So she sets out to investigate Ernessa's mysterious past, and finds it difficult to tell the difference between reality and her wild imagination.
On the surface, this is a supernatural horror film with ghostly freak-outs, monster-movie grisliness and a rising body count. But is all of this happening in Rebecca's mind? Filmmaker Harron cleverly keeps us off-balance in this sense, letting us see Rebecca's harrowing nightmares and layering her suspicions with the lesbian vampire novel the girls are studying in Mr Davies' class. Stir in hints of teen girl issues like eating disorders, petty jealousies and inappropriate male advances.
Continue reading: The Moth Diaries Review
Lily Cole stars in the dark new video from New York rockers the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, with the song 'Sacrilege'
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs aren't really a band known for their exploits of the music video, but with their new single 'Sacrilege' the New Yorkers have pulled out all the stops for a bizarre, slightly disturbing story-telling video about the evils of promiscuity in a small, Christian town in rural America.
After the gorgeous Ravenna (Theron) marries and then murders a benevolent widower king, she locks his beautiful daughter Snow White (Stewart) in a tower.
All the better to continue draining the youth from the entire kingdom. But just as she prepares to take the now of-age Snow's heart, Snow escapes into the woods, and Ravenna hires huntsman Eric (Hemsworth) to find her. Of course, Eric switches sides when he finds her, joining with Snow's childhood sweetheart William (Claflin) and a gang of dwarves to end the evil queen's reign.
Continue reading: Snow White And The Huntsman Review
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 looks in her magic mirror and asks 'who is the fairest of them all?' The answer is always her.
Continue: Snow White and the Huntsman Trailer
Robert Torres is an investigative journalist who's looking into the life of Saint Josemaria Escriva the founder of Opus Dei. Visiting Josemaria's homeland of Spain it doesn't take long to discover a link from Josemaria to his own father Manolo Torres who were friends in childhood and went on to attended the same seminary.
Continue: There Be Dragons Trailer
Date of birth
27th December, 1987
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Whilst ppl correctly berate BBC for white male bias at least it's white male GINGER @ top 🤡 + he once gave a child me £5 trick or treating!
Just got asked for ID buying alcohol. I guessed I've reached an age where that feels delightful. #turningintomymum
Why recycling plastic isn't enough ... https://t.co/24HxmWKAfq
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Deeply saddened that my friend & literary agent Ed Victor has passed away. Charming, eloquent, intelligent, generou… https://t.co/ZQOuXJqSr7
Let's think about the next 50 years, not just the next 5. https://t.co/EhEmYiCU0u
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RT @VICEUK: In Lights in Dark Places, @lilycole travels to the heart of Europe's refugee crisis to meet refugees and volunteers https://t.c…
I don't want to say how to vote, but I do want to say please vote! Dont let this be decided for you. #EUreferendum https://t.co/JBivKwsJ8w
Sharing has been hijacked! A little article I wrote with @adamwerbach on sharing.. https://t.co/rboNjR53Bk
"Socialism never took root in America 'cos the poor see themselves not as exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires"
Our words are our swords ✍🏿✍🏽
The speech I gave today about the scale & implications of illiteracy... It's a massive problem. #projectliteracy https://t.co/Oe4jUq7Xir
"You cannot best ideology with a bullet. You need a better idea"
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