Biography of the day : Claudia Schiffer


Claudia Schiffer

Claudia Schiffer (born August 25, 1970 in Rheinberg, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German model who reached supermodel status during the 1990s.

Schiffer began modelling in 1987, after being spotted in a nightclub in Düsseldorf. Weeks later she appeared in Elle magazine. Within a short time she modelled for Chanel. In the early 1990s she starred in Guess? jeans ads in North America. She has appeared in around ten motion pictures.

Schiffer was long engaged to, but never married, the magician David Copperfield. On May 25, 2002 she married film producer Matthew de Vere Drummond, né Matthew Vaughn, son of George Albert Harley Drummond (also known as George de Vere Drummond).

It was widely reported at the time of Claudia Schiffer's marriage that one day she could become the Countess of Oxford because her father-in-law was in line of succession to the Earldom of Oxford and Mortimer. She is disqualified on two counts: Matthew's illegitimacy would bar him from any succession and George Harley Drummond is not in line for succession as he is not descended from the male line.

Claudia and Matthew have two children: a son, Caspar Matthew De Vere Drummond, born in London on January 30, 2003 and a daughter, Clementine, born in London on November 11, 2004.

Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 124 lbs (56 kg)
Measurements: 36C-24-35 (US); 90-61-88 (EU)
Dress Size: 8 (US); 38 (EU)
Shoe Size: 9 (US); 41 (EU)
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blonde
Ethnicity: German
Nationality: German

Filmography

Acting:

Love Actually (2003) .... Carol
In Pursuit (2001) .... Catherine Wells
Life Without Dick (2001) .... Mary
Black and White (1999) .... Greta
Friends & Lovers (1999) .... Carla
Desperate But Not Serious (1999) .... Gigi
The Blackout (1997) .... Susan
Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994) .... Claudia, the Aerobics Instructor


Playing Herself:

Í skóm drekans (2002) .... Herself (presenter)
666 - Traue keinem, mit dem Du schläfst! (2002) .... Herself
Zoolander (2001) .... Herself
The Sound of Claudia Schiffer (2000) .... Herself
Beautopia (1998) .... Herself
1997 VH1 Fashion Awards (1997) (TV) .... Herself
An Audience with Elton John (1997) (TV) (uncredited) .... Herself
Happy Birthday Elizabeth: A Celebration of Life (1997) (TV) .... Herself
The 68th Annual Academy Awards (1996) (TV) .... Herself - Co-Presenter: Best Costume Design
Catwalk (1996) .... Herself
Perfectly Fit (1996) (V) .... Herself
Around Claudia Schiffer (1995) (TV) .... Herself/Interviewer
Schönsten Frauen der Welt - Claudia Schiffer, Die (1995) (TV) .... Herself
Prêt-à-Porter (1994) (uncredited) .... Herself
The Magic of David Copperfield: 15 Years of Magic (1994) (TV) .... Herself
Noche de tu vida, La (1993) (TV) .... Herself - Hostess


Notable TV Guest Appearances:

Corazón de... 19 July 2005 .... Herself
Wetten, dass..? episode: "Wetten, dass..? aus Klagenfurt" (episode # 1.147) 28 February 2004 .... Herself
Arrested Development (uncredited) in episode: "Charity Drive" (episode # 1.5) 30 November 2003 .... Balboa Towers Security
Dharma & Greg episode: "This Diamond Ring" (episode # 5.19) 2 April 2002 .... Gretchen
Dharma & Greg episode: "I Think, Therefore I Am in Trouble" (episode # 5.16) 19 March 2002 .... Gretchen
Wetten, dass..? episode: "Wetten, dass..? aus Braunschweig" (episode # 1.133) 26 January 2002 .... Herself
The Howard Stern Radio Show 7 October 2000 .... Herself
Russell Gilbert Live (episode # 1.11) 17 June 2000 .... Herself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 13 April 2000 .... Herself
Futurama (voice) in episode: "A Head in the Polls" (episode # 2.7) 12 December 1999 .... Herself
Caiga quien caiga 19 October 1997 .... Herself
Mad TV (episode # 1.17) 6 April 1996 .... Herself
De tú a tú 18 February 1993
Wetten, dass..? episode: "Wetten, dass..? aus Basel" (episode # 1.70) 2 November 1991 .... Herself