Elizabeth Hurley is a British actress, model and producer born on June 10, 1965 in Basingstoke (Hampshire).
Regarded as a sex symbol of the 1990s, she became known worldwide as a model. She became one of the icons of the cosmetics brand Estee Lauder Inc.
From 1987 to 2000, she was a publicized couple with the actor Hugh Grant. She also produced two of her own films: Emergency Measure (1996) and Mickey Blue Eyes (1999).
It was revealed in the cinema mainly by the films Austin Powers (1997) and Endiable (2001).
From 2015 to 2018, she aired the E! network drama series, The Royals.
She grew up alongside her sister Kate and brother Michael. With a passion for dance and theater, she studied at the London Studio Center.
In 1987, she made her film debut in the comedy-drama A Sketch directed by Australian filmmaker Bruce Beresford, the year she met Hugh Grant, the actor with whom she shared her life until 2000.
At the same time, she was filming the Spanish film Remando alvienso, thus landing her first starring role.
In 1988, she landed the role that marked the first major breakthrough in her career, with the prestigious BBC drama series Christabel.
After that she appeared in TV movies and several TV series.
In 1992 Jaime Camino directed her in El largo invierno. Two years later, she founded the production company Simian Films in collaboration with Hugh Grant.
In 1994, after a small role in Passenger 57, she was still an unknown actress. She attended the London premiere of Four Weddings and a Funeral with Hugh Grant, wearing a black Versace dress; it is a worldwide recognition, it immediately becomes a sex symbol.
In 1995, she was rejected from the cast of GoldenEye because the producers did not see her as the new James Bond girl. In the same year, she became Estee Lauder's muse.
In the end, it was thanks to the role of the spy Vanessa Kensington in the comedy Austin Powers, released in 1997, that she achieved international success. This role is considered to be the one that revealed her to the general public, and she returns to the character in the sequel, Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me, released in 1999.
In 1997, she won the National Association of Theater Owners Award for Best Supporting Actress of the Year.
Since then she has continued to cooperate.
In 1998, she starred alongside Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson in the comedy-drama Permanent Midnight. The following year, she was the female lead in My Beloved Martian, a sci-fi comedy based on the 1960s TV series of the same name.
Breaking up with Hugh Grant in 2000 did not prevent her from acting in the films En direct sur Ed TV and Endiable 2. At the same time, she starred in Kathryn Bigelow's action thriller The Weight of Water (2000) and quickly returned to comedy thanks to Bad Luck!, released in 2001, in which she starred alongside Steve Buscemi.
She then starred opposite Matthew Perry in Reginald Hudlin's Serving Sara (2002) and Jeremy Sistem in the thriller Method (2004), in which she took on the role of executive producer before retiring from the big screen.
She turned into a businesswoman again.
In 2005, she launched her swimwear line, Elizabeth Hurley Beach, which she distributed through her own online sales site.
Between 2010 and 2012, she returned to film scenes and played a recurring role in several episodes of the television series Gossip Girl.
In 2015, she returned to the limelight and landed one of the main roles in the famous E! drama series The Royals. Created by Mark Schwahn, it is adapted from the novel Falling for Hamlet by Michelle Ray.
In 2016, she campaigned for Brexit during the referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union.
The Royals installs it on the small screen and airs until May 2018. It will indeed stop after four seasons and forty episodes due to failed negotiations mainly between Lionsgate Television and POP TV, following Entertainment Television's decision not to renew the program for a fifth season .
Freed from that commitment, it didn't take long for her to move on to the next series, joining Season 3 of Runaways. She plays the evil Fairy Morgane, an iconic character from Marvel Comics.
She was in a relationship with actor Hugh Grant from 1987 to 2000. The couple met on the set of the Spanish film Remando al Viento. After the actor's infidelity, he separates, surprised in the company of a prostitute. The affair made headlines in the celebrity press 1.
In 2001, she met American producer and billionaire Steve Bing (1965-2020). A boy, Damian Charles, was born to the couple on April 4, 2002.
She married Indian businessman Arun Nayar civilly on 2 March 2007 at a castle in Gloucestershire, West England, where a number of celebrities gathered for the event: Elton John, Donatella Versace and David Beckham, among others. She divorced Arun Nayar in April 2011; she subsequently became engaged to Australian cricketer Shane Warne. The couple eventually split in 2014.
She is the godmother of Lennon Gallagher, son of actress Patsy Kensit and singer Liam Gallagher. She is also godmother to Tabitha Grant, born in September 2011, the daughter of her ex-partner Hugh Grant.
Since 1994, she has been supporting the association that fights against breast cancer. The actress is particularly sensitive to this cause, as her grandmother died of the disease. She travels the world as a speaker to raise funds for the Estee Lauder Foundation.
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