Nena von Schlebrügge

Swedish-German fashion model

Baroness Birgitte Caroline "Nena" von Schlebrügge (born January 8, 1941) is a Mexican-born Swedish-American model. She was active from the 1950s and 1960s. She started her high-fashion modelling career in London in 1957. She worked at Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. Her daughter is actress Uma Thurman.[1]


Nena von Schlebrügge
Nena Thurman.jpg
Von Schlebrügge in Ladakh, India in 2014
Born
Birgitte Caroline von Schlebrügge

(1941-01-08) January 8, 1941 (age 81)
OccupationFashion model
Spouse(s)
Timothy Leary
(m. 1964; div. 1965)

Robert Thurman
(m. 1967)
Children4, including Uma

She modeled for ‘Famntaget’ (‘The Embrace’) in Sweden.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Kuprijanko, Alexander (July 20, 2006). "Uma Thurmans mormor staty i Trelleborg" [Uma Thurman's grandmother's statue in Trelleborg]. Sydsvenskan (in Swedish).