Magazine article Variety

Agyness Deyn

Magazine article Variety

Agyness Deyn

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FASHION FIND

Dedicated followers of fashion know Agyness Deyn, 31, as the British supermodel to whom style bible iD once devoted an entire issue. But to British auteur Terence Davies, she was just another unknown actress when she auditioned for the lead in his latest opus "Sunset Song." "Terence doesn't engage with the contemporary world of celebrity, so he had no idea who she was," says producer Bob Last. "Even to this day, 1 think he's oblivious."

POTENTIAL PUSHER

Her bigsereen debut as Aphrodite in "Clash of the Titans" conformed to the supermodel stereotype - a bit of decorative typecasting in a blockbuster, with as few lines as possible. But she caught the attention of casting agents with her London stage debut in "The Leisure Society" in 2012, and that same year showed her screen potential with a gritty supporting role in the U. …

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