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Stephanie Seymour

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    Stephanie Seymour View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    American
    Birth Date
    July 23, 1968
    Status
    Retired (mostly), Sexy girl, Supermodel
    Known for
    Body, Love life
    Agencies
    IMG
    Dated
    John Casablancas (Since 83), Warren Beatty (Since 91), Axl Rose (91 - 93)
    Friends
    Nadja Auermann, Tatjana Patitz, Christy Turlington, Marcus Schenkenberg
    Married
    Peter Brant (Since 94), Tommy Andrews (89 - 90)
    Model Turned
    Actress (Pollock, 2001), fashion editor, 2008

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    Stephanie Seymour's Career Highlights

    23 JUL, 1968
    Born in San Diego, California
    1983
    Enters Elite ‘Model Look’ contest
    1983
    Dates Elite Models chairman John Casablancas
    1987
    Appears in the fall J.C. Penny catalog
    FEB 1988
    Featured in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue
    MAR 1988
    Photographed by Richard Avedon for her first American Vogue cover
    DEC 1988
    Appears on her iconic cover for British Vogue wearing an off the shoulder white gown photographed by Herb Ritts
    1989
    Face of Almay Cosmetics
    FEB 1989
    Featured in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue
    1989
    Marries musician Tommy Andrews
    1990
    Divorces Tommy Andrews
    FEB 1991
    Featured in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit ssue
    MAY 1991
    Appears on the cover of British Vogue
    1991
    Gives birth to Dylan Thomas Andrews
    1991
    Dates Axl Rose
    1991
    Face of Christian Dior
    1991
    Appears in photographer Peter Lindbergh’s documentary “Models: The Film” Video»
    1991
    Stars in Guns n’ Roses music video “Don’t Cry” Video»
    SEP 1991
    Walks the fall Versace show in Milan with Cindy, Linda, Claudia, and Helena Video»
    1991
    Appears in Playboy
    1992
    Signs with Victoria’s Secret to then unknown brand, helping to create the world’s largest lingerie empire
    1992
    Face of Valentino
    1992
    Photographed by Herb Ritts for Vogue
    1992
    Stars in Guns n’ Roses music video “November Rain” Video»
    APR 1993
    Appears on the cover of Vogue cover alongside Helena, Claudia, Naomi, and Christy
    1993
    Breaks up with Axl Rose after rumors of physical abuse on both accounts
    1993
    Signs multi-year contract with L’Oreal
    1994
    Marries media mogul Peter Brant
    1994
    Appears in Playboy
    FEB 1995
    Photographed by Steven Meisel for the cover of Vogue
    1995
    Stars in campaigns for Chanel, Cesare Paciotti, Ralph Lauren, Versace, and Yves Saint Laurent
    1995
    Appears in Diet Coke commercial
    1995
    Lends her voice for the videogame “Hell: A Cyberpunk Thriller”
    1997
    Gives birth to Lilly Margaret Brant
    OCT 1998
    Releases the book “Beauty Secrets for Dummies”
    NOV 1998
    Walks the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show
    1999
    Ends contract with Victoria’s Secret
    1999
    Face of Louis Vuitton
    NOV 1999
    Walks the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show
    NOV 1999
    Appears on the cover of Vogue for the third time
    OCT 2000
    Appears on the cover of W
    2001
    Face of Marc Jacobs ad campaign
    18 MAY, 2001
    Stars in the Oscar-nominated film Pollock alongside Ed Harris as American painter Helen Frankenthaler
    FEB 2002
    Appears in an Andy Warhol-style Harper’s Bazaar editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    SEP 2006
    Featured in a W editorial touting the return of the supermodel photographed by Juergen Teller
    2007
    Appears in Salvatore Ferragamo ad campaign alongside Claudia Schiffer
    2007
    Face of Sisley ad campaign photographed by Terry Richardson
    APR 2007
    Appears on the cover of German Vogue photographed by Alexi Lubomirski
    11 SEP, 2008
    Hosts a special dinner for the house of Salvatore Ferragamo
    OCT 2007
    Returns to the runway opening the spring Louis Vuitton show in Paris dressed as a sexy nurse in a transparent plastic coat
    2008
    Photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott for Louis Vuitton spring ad campaign alongside Naomi Campbell, Natalia Vodianova, and other top models
    2008
    Sølve Sundsbø photographs Seymour for the spring cover of Pop
    MAY 2008
    Appears on the cover of French Elle, photographed by Matt Jones
    2008
    Becomes a contributing fashion editor to Interview magazine Video»
    SEP 2008
    Appears in Elle editorial, photographed by Jacob Sutton
    SEP 2008
    Opens the spring Hermès show in Paris
    OCT 2008
    Featured on the cover of Numéro, photographed by Greg Kadel
    2009
    Returns as the face of Valentino
    SEP 2011
    Appears in Elle editorial, photographed by Horst Diekgerdes
    2012
    Appears in the spring issue of V, photographed by Sebastian Faena
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