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Tatjana Patitz

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    Tatjana Patitz View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    German
    Birth Date
    March 25, 1966
    Status
    Retired (mostly), Supermodel
    Known for
    Eyes
    Muse for
    Peter Lindbergh
    Dated
    Seal
    Friends
    Helena Christensen, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Nadja Auermann, Stephanie Seymour, Karen Mulder, Cindy Crawford
    Model Turned
    Actress (Rising Sun, 1993)
    Interests
    Playing the saxophone, Riding horses, Yoga

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    Tatjana Patitz's Career Highlights

    25 MAR, 1966
    Born in Hamburg, Germany
    1983
    Moves to Paris to begin modeling career
    OCT 1986
    Featured on first cover, for Italian Vogue
    MAY 1987
    Appears on the covers of Cosmopolitan and Vogue
    1988
    Appears in a scandalous Levi’s commercial watching a scantily-clad basketball player Bruce Hulse; the commercial gets a child screen ban in England
    OCT 1988
    Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by Herb Ritts
    APR 1989
    Appears on cover of French Vogue
    AUG 1989
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    1990
    Face of Valentino ad campaign
    1990
    Herb Ritts photographs Patitz for Versace
    1990
    Stars, along with Naomi, Linda, Cindy, and Christy, in George Michael’s ‘Freedom’ music video Video»
    JUN 1991
    Appears on cover of Vogue
    APR 1992
    Featured on cover of 100th anniversary issue of Vogue
    1993
    Has a small role in the movie ‘Rising Sun,’ but is killed right at the beginning
    1993
    Stars in a TV commercial for the Vauxhall Corsa, a luxury car, alongside Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, and Kate Moss
    FEB 1994
    Rumored to have a brief romantic fling with Johnny Depp
    FEB 1995
    Walks the fall Carolina Herrera, Michael Kors, and Todd Oldham shows in New York
    1996
    Appears in Pirelli calendar
    1997
    Appears in television commercials for Pantene Pro-V Video»
    FEB 1997
    Walks the fall Helmut Lang show in New York
    JUL 1997
    Rumored to have a brief romantic affair with Seal
    APR 1999
    Plays the beautiful wife to a criminal defense attorney in the movie ‘Restraining Order’
    2000
    Stars as a lab assistant in Korn’s music video for “Make me Bad” Video»
    2001
    Models for British department store chain Marks & Spencer
    SEP 2006
    Appears in a W editorial touting the return of the supermodel, photographed by Juergen Teller
    MAR 2009
    Makes a runway appearance, closing the fall Hermès show in Paris
    SEP 2009
    Appears in Harper's Bazaar editorial, photographed by Peter Lindbergh
    OCT 2009
    Appears in German Vogue editorial, photographed by Peter Lindbergh
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