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Georgina Chapman

Date of birth : 1976-04-14
Date of death : -
Birthplace : London, England
Nationality : English
Category : Famous Figures
Last modified : 2011-08-31

Georgina Chapman is an English fashion designer and actress. Chapman, alongside Keren Craig, an actress and a former model, are the co-founders of fashion label Marchesa.

The daughter of Brian Chapman, millionaire businessman and owner of the organic coffee company Percol, Georgina Chapman grew up in Richmond, West London.

At age 13, she started a band called Jesus and Mary Jane. In college she lived in a Shepherd's Bush flat, where she remained until recently with her dog, Rocky. In her twenties, Chapman modeled in Head & Shoulders and Soothers ads.

Chapman met future partner Keren Craig, while they were both students at Chelsea College of Art and Design. Chapman graduated from Wimbledon School of Art in 2001 and began her career as a costume designer. Also after school Chapman appeared in various television shows and films.

In 2004, she and Craig launched Marchesa which is named after socialite Marchesa Luisa Casati. Investors of the brand include Giuseppe Cipriani and Steven C. Witkoff. In 2006, the label was named one of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund's top ten finalists.

Filmography:

Gossip Girl (2009)
Awake (2007)
The Nanny Diaries (2007)
Don't - Fake Trailer in between Planet Terror & Death Proof in Grindhouse (2006)
Factory Girl (2006)
Derailed (2005/I)
The Business (2005)


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