Lily Cole Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

11th July 2013

Fact: Hollywood star Hugh Grant, model/actress Lily Cole and veteran actress Barbara Windsor have joined the line-up for London Evening Standard's Get Reading festival, which will take place in the capital's Trafalgar Square on 13 July (13). Homeland's David Harewood and actor Rupert Everett are also among the stars who will give readings during the literacy festival.

3rd June 2013

Fact: British model/actress Lily Cole has designed a jewellery collection made using Amazonian wild rubber. The star, who is an avid campaigner for environment issues, is selling the line through

26th May 2013

Fact: British model/actress Lily Cole is to give a talk at an upcoming literary festival in the U.K. about a campaign to stop the use of shark products in the cosmetics industry. She will speak at the Hay Festival in Wales on 30 May (13).

7th October 2012

Fact: British model Lily Cole and singer Mick Hucknall were among the guests at the wedding of Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales in London on Saturday (06Oct12). The businessman wed public relations guru Kate Garvey.

9th January 2012

Fact: British model/actress Lily Cole and businessman Sir Richard Branson turned out to celebrate Stephen Hawking's 70th birthday at the U.K.'s prestigious Cambridge University on Sunday (08Jan12). The celebrated scientist and author, who has suffered motor neurone disease since the 1960s, was unable to attend the event after battling an infection which saw him briefly hospitalised last week (begs02Jan12).

25th October 2009

Quote: "I don't know if you can see me shaking in the film, but it wasn't because of nerves. It was freezing and the heaters weren't working." Actress/model Lily Cole on the wintry conditions on the set of Terry Gilliam's new movie THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR. PARNASSUS

24th October 2009

Quote: "Lily can't act but she thinks she can, and that's the important thing." Terry Gilliam on his THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR. PARNASSUS muse Lily Cole.

7th September 2009

Quote: "If you had asked me a few years ago what I would change about my appearance I would have wished for boobs - but I got those." British model Lily Cole is delighted with her new curvaceous figure.

20th June 2009

Fact: British model/actress Lily Cole has passed her first year at England’s Cambridge University with first class honours. The 21 year old is studying History of Art at the prestigious establishment.

5th October 2008

Fact: British model/actress Lily Cole has enrolled at England's prestigious Cambridge University - just days after posing almost nude for French Playboy magazine. The 20-year-old donned just a pair of white socks and clutched a teddy bear for the shoot.

3rd October 2008

Fact: British model/actress Lily Cole has posed for a provocative spread for Playboy magazine. The 20-year-old is seen hugging a giant pink teddy bear in a shot inspired by Serge Gainsbourg's 1971 album HISTOIRE DE MELODY NELSON.

21st January 2008

Quote: "I love modelling, but also see it as a platform for a million other things I want to achieve/create in life. Modelling is great but studies come first." Model-turned-actress Lily Cole insists she is more than just a pretty face.

14th November 2007

Fact: Catwalk star Lily Cole is following in the footsteps of actor Antonio Banderas and U.K. pop group Take That - by modelling for British retail giant Marks + Spencer. The 19-year-old will front the high street store's spring/summer advertising campaign.

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