Elle Macpherson

Australian model, actress, businesswoman and philanthropist

Elle Macpherson (Eleanor Nancy Gow on 29 March 1964 – 11 October 2023, in Killara, Australia) was an Australian supermodel and actress. She first became famous because of her advertisements for Coca-Cola where she wore a string bikini. She became a supermodel and became very famous. She is part owner of a cafe in America. She has been in a movie called Sirens. Macpherson is nicknamed "the body" because some people say she has a perfect body.

Elle Macpherson
Macpherson in Sydney in 2011
Eleanor Nancy Gow

(1964-03-29)29 March 1964[1][2]
Died11 October 2023(2023-10-11) (aged 59)
Cause of deathCancer
Gilles Bensimon
(m. 1986; div. 1989)

Jeffrey Soffer
(m. 2013; sep. 2017)
Partner(s)Arpad Busson (1996–2005)
Modelling information
Height183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Hair colourLight brown[3]
Eye colourBrown[3]

In 2010, she became the host and executive producer of Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model.[5] She is currently the host and an executive producer NBC's Fashion Star.

Personal life change

Macpherson met Gilles Bensimon in 1984 on a photo-session for Elle magazine. They were married in May 1986, and divorced in 1989.[6][7] Macpherson has two sons, Arpad Flynn Alexander Busson (born 14 February 1998),[8] and Aurelius Cy Andrea Busson (born 4 February 2003).[9] The father is her former partner, French financier Arpad Busson.

Macpherson lives most of the time in Britain along with her two sons.[10] She speaks fluent French and conversational Italian and Spanish.

From 2010 to early 2012, Macpherson was in a relationship with property developer Jeff Soffer.[11]

Macpherson died in October 11, 2023 in California, after suffering from cancer.[12]

Filmography change

Year Title Role Notes
1990 Alice Model
1994 Sirens Sheela
1996 If Lucy Fell Jane Lindquist
1996 Jane Eyre Blanche Ingram
1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces Candice
1997 Batman & Robin Julie Madison
1997 The Edge Mickey Morse
1998 With Friends Like These... Samantha Mastandrea
2001 A Girl Thing Lauren Travis TV movie
2001 South Kensington Camilla
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Saturday Night Live Herself "Elle Macpherson/Sting" (season 21: episode 14)
"John Goodman/Everclear" (season 21: episode 15)
1999–2000 Friends Janine LaCroix "The One Where Phoebe Runs" (season 6: episode 7)
"The One with Ross' Teeth" (season 6: episode 8)
"The One Where Ross Got High" (season 6: episode 9)
"The One with the Routine" (season 6: episode 10)
"The One with the Apothecary Table" (season 6: episode 11)
2008 America's Next Top Model Herself "Top Model Makeovers" (cycle 10: episode 3)
2009 The Beautiful Life: TBL Claudia Foster Main role; series canceled after 2 episodes
2010–present Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model Herself Host; reality TV series
2012–present Fashion Star Herself Host; reality TV series

References change

  1. Low, Jenny Ann (30 March 2014). "Supermodel Elle Macpherson still stunning at 50". Sydney Morning Herald.
  2. "BIOGRAPHY: Elle Macpherson Lifetime". Thebiographychannel.co.uk. 29 March 1964. Archived from the original on 19 December 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Elle Macpherson profile at fashionmodeldirectory.com; retrieved 8 August 2008.
  4. "Models.com profile". Retrieved 2017-10-01.
  5. "Elle Macpherson takes over Britain's Next Top Model", BBC News, 1 February 2010
  6. Swift, E.M. (7 February 1989). "What's The Big Deal?". Sports Illustrated.
  7. "TIPOFF: When fashion photographer Gilles Bensimon..." Lakeland Ledger: 2A. 5 June 1986.
  8. "Elle Macpherson Gives Birth To Son In Manhattan". Chicago Tribune. February 17, 1998. Retrieved May 8, 2012.
  9. "Elle's New Baby Aurelius". The Sydney Sun-Herald. February 7, 2003. Retrieved July 16, 2012.
  10. Buckland, Lucy (October 23, 2011). "Elle Macpherson shows 'The Body' nickname is still valid at 47". Daily Mail. UK. Retrieved May 8, 2012.
  11. Todd, Ben (March 15, 2012). "Has Elle been swapped for a younger model? Macpherson splits with boyfriend of two years". Daily Mail. Retrieved May 8, 2012.
  12. "Elle Macpherson, noted actress, 59". The New York Times. October 11, 2023. p. 21. ProQuest 107039613. Retrieved October 12, 2023 – via ProQuest.