Margaux Hemingway was born on February 16, 1955. She was an American fashion model and actress.
Biography and Career
Margaux Louise Hemingway was born in Portland, Oregon. She was the older sister of actress Mariel Hemingway and the granddaughter of writer Ernest Hemingway. She grew up on her grandfather's farm in Ketchum, Idaho.
In the mid, late 1970s, she was at the height of her modeling career. Hemingway use to attend regularly New York City's exclusive discotheque Studio 54 and been found often in the company of such celebrities as Liza Minnelli, Halston, Bianca Jagger, Andy Warhol and Grace Jones.
In 1976, she made her first film in the drama Lipstick alongside her then fourteen year old sister Mariel, directed by Lamont Johnson. In 1990, Hemingway appeared on the
cover of Playboy magazine and asked Playboy to hire Selig as the creative director for her cover story.
It was shot in Belize.
Hemingway experienced familial dramas throughout her life. She also experienced intense competition with her younger sister Mariel, who received greater accolades for her acting.
In the 1990s, Hemingway went forward with allegations that her godfather had molested her as a child, her father Jack and stepmother Angela resented the allegations and stopped speaking to her. Angela told People magazine, Jack and I did not talk to her for two years.
She supported herself later in life by appearing in a few direct to video films, autographing her nude photos from Playboy magazine and endorsing a psychic telephone hotline owned by her cousin Adiel Hemingway. Shortly before her death she was set to host the outdoor adventure series, Wild Guide on the Discovery Channel.
In 1996, Hemingway died in her studio apartment in Santa Monica, California at age 41. She had taken an overdose of phenobarbital, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's findings.
Birth Name: Margot Louise Hemingway
Birth: February 16, 1955
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