Elizabeth Hurley was born on June 10, 1965, in Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. She is well known actress, model and a film producer. She is daughter of an army officer father and an elementary schoolteacher mother. She grew up in suburb of Basingstoke, England.
Her desire as youth was to become a great dancer. At the age of 12 her parents sent her to the private school for ballet practice. She soon returns home. When she returned to home she was of 16 years old. Then Elizabeth Hurley joined college and won a scholarship to the London Studio Centre which taught courses for dance and theater.
She became a punk rock girl with pink spiked hair and a nose ring. But very soon she changed her image changed her style to one that was castable for getting jobs. She described as a diamond in rough. She became a famous model for Estee Lauder and makes a way to enter in the Hollywood.
At the age of 21, i.e. in 1987 she made her first film debut by doing a role in Bruce Beresford's movie "Aria". She also did roles in the BBC's serial Christabel (1988). Doing few roles in television she met Hugh Grant, the young actor of the film Remando al Viento (1987).
Later Hugh Grant became Elizabeth Hurley's beau. In 1992 she made her Hollywood film debut as a terrorist in the Wesley Snipes action drama Passenger 57. But her career didn't take off and she was disappointed and returned to England. After that in 1994 she appeared at the London premier of Four Weddings and a Funeral with Hugh Grant.
Her most famous movies are The Cleaner (2007), Method (2004), Dawg (2003), Austin Powers (1999), Dangerous Ground (1997), Passenger 57 (1992), Aria (1988), Rowing with the wind (1987).
Besides her acting career she also the head of the production for Simian Films. It was formed by herself and her boyfriend Hugh Grant in 1994. She produced her first movie Extreme Measures (1996) and the film is the first film produced by Simian films.
After that Elizabeth Hurley produced Mickey Blue-Eyes (1999) and Method (2004). In addition to her work as spoke model and producer she continues her acting career with many roles. She appeared in various films that were released within a year of each other, My Favorite Martian, Ed TV, Austin Powers 2 - The Spy Who Shagged Me, and Permanent Midnight.
Elizabeth Hurley's filmography as Actress
Year Movie Name Role
2007 The Cleaner -
2004 Method Rebecka/ Belle
2003 Dawg Anne Lockhart
2002 Serving Sara Sara Moore
2002 The Weight of Water Adaline Gunne
2001 Double Whammy Doctor Ann Beamer
2000 Bedazzled The Devil
1999 Austin Powers: the Spy Who Shagged Me Vanessa
1999 Edtv Jill
1999 My Favorite Martian Brace Channing
1999 Rowing With the Wind Claire Clairmont
1998 Permanent Midnight Sandra
1997 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Vanessa Kensington
1997 Dangerous Ground Karen
1996 Samson and Delilah -
1993 Beyond Bedlam Stephanie Lyell
1993 Mad Dogs and Englishmen Antonio Dyer
1992 El Largo Invierno Emma Stapleton
1992 Passenger 57 Sabrina Ritchie
1991 Skipper - Bloody Atlantic Lou
1991 The Orchid House Natalie
1989 Christabel -
1988 Aria Marietta
1987 Rowing With the Wind -
Elizabeth Hurley's filmography as Producer
Year Movie Name Role
2004 Method Executive Producer
1999 Mickey Blue Eyes Producer
1996 Extreme Measures Producer
Elizabeth Hurley - Quotes
A bit of lusting after someone does wonders for the skin.
A bit of lusting after someone does wonders for you and is good for your skin.
Being English, I always laugh at anything to do with the lavatory or bottoms.
Hugh and I both laugh and cringe at the same things, worship the same books, eat the same food, hate central heating and sleep with the window open. I thoguht these things were vital, but being two peas in a pod ended up not being enough.
Hugh Grant and I both laugh and cringe at the same things, worship the same books, eat the same food, hate central heating and sleep with the window open. I thought these things were vital, but being two peas in a pod ended up not being enough.
I certainly don't want a child of mine to be famous, or anyone I was very close to who isn't yet... It's the worst thing to be trapped in your house not be able to leave.
I keep getting these extraordinary letteres, really weird ones from American sports stars - I've always thought you were one pretty lady and now that you're single I want to meet you for a drink.
I love glamorous women. Hugh adores glamour, as well. I'm completely behind women dressing up and looking as good as they can.
I was completely loyal and faithful to Stephen throughout this time as, indeed, he assured me he was to me.
I would seriously question whether anybody is really foolish enough to really say what they mean. Sometimes I think that civilization as we know it would kind of break down if we all were completely honest.
I'd kill myself if I was as fat as Marilyn Monroe.
I've always wanted to be a spy, and frankly I'm a little surprised that British intelligence has never approached me.
Nothing irritates me more than chronic laziness in others. Mind you, it's only mental sloth I object to. Physical sloth can be heavenly.
The whole thing with modeling with Estee Lauder - no one could have a better, nicer modeling job.
Nicknames: Elizabeth Hurley
Birth Date: June 10, 1965
Birth Place: Basingstoke, England
Education: London Studio Center in London UK (majored in Dance and Theatre)
Profession: Model, Actress
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\"I have three lives: actress, model, and producer. Sometimes I\'m aware that there\'s a fourth life, which is somewhat neglected, which is living a bit.\"
- Elizabeth Hurley.
A brown haired and 5\'9\" tall Elizabeth Hurley wants to become a dancer. She went to a ballet boarding school when she was of 12 years old. But she returned home very soon and joined college. Hurley won a scholarship to the London Studio Centre which taught courses for dance and theater. Very soon Elizabeth Hurley looks like a punk rock girl with pink hair and a nose ring.
For the purpose of getting jobs she changed her style and look to one that was castable. Elizabeth Hurley worked in the theater after her college. In 1987 she made her first screen debut in Aria. After that she did various television roles. She also appeared in a film Remando al viento in 1988. This film included a young actor named Hugh Grant.
Elizabeth Hurley was also appeared in BBC serial Christabel (1988), a television serial. Also she made her film debut in a Hollywood movie Passenger 57 (1992) which was a Wesley Snipes action drama. In 1994, Hurley and Hugh Grant set up Simian Films in partnership with Castle Rock Entertainment.
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