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Elle Macpherson

b. 1964

Elle Macpherson (b.1964) is a model and actress. Confirming Macpherson as one of the most recognisable supermodels in the world, in 1986 Time Magazine ran a cover story entitled 'The Big Elle'. A highlight of her modelling career is her record four covers of the Sports Illustrated annual swimsuit edition. In 1990 she launched a lingerie collection, Elle Macpherson Intimates. Sirens (1993) marked her debut in feature films and gained her a two-year multi-media deal with Miramax films. Her other film credits include If Lucy Fell (1995) The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996) Batman and Robin (1997), and The Edge (1997, and she has guest starred in the American sitcom Friends. She appeared to sensational effect as an Australian 'icon' in the closing ceremony of the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney and has occasionally been called upon to act as an unofficial ambassador for the country.

Updated 2018