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April Ashley

Biography

Model most widely known among the 1st transexual women to get gender reassignment medical procedures in Britain. She performed inside a pull cabaret in Paris, France in the Carousel Theatre with transexual entertainer Coccinelle. After her reassignment medical procedures, she began operating as a style model for megapopular magazines like Vogue. She was created George Jamieson in Liverpool, Britain to some Roman Catholic dad along with a Protestant mom. She wedded Arthur Corbett in 1963 however the few separated in 1970. She remarried to Jeffery Western within the 1980s. After earning a job in THE STREET to Hong Kong starring Bing Crosby and Bob Wish, she was outed mainly because transexual within the Sunday People newspapers and her part was dropped.

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Full Name April Ashley
Date Of Birth April 29, 1935
Place Of Birth England
Height 1.78 m
Profession Model
Nationality British
Spouse Arthur Corbett, 3rd Baron Rowallan, Jeffrey West
Star Sign Taurus

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1London, England: Actress [June 2012]
2Close friend of Peter O'Toole.
3Born a boy, April became a women's fashion model, actress and married into peerage (royalty).
4She was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2012 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to Transgender Equality. She is an actress and campaigner.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Road to Hong Kong1962uncredited

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Danish Girl2015thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Loose Women2015TV SeriesHerself
I Am a Woman Now2011DocumentaryHerself
The One Show2011TV SeriesHerself
Ligmalion: A Musical for the 80s1985TV MovieHerself
Good Morning Britain1983TV SeriesHerself
Friday Night, Saturday Morning1982TV SeriesHerself
Good Afternoon!1977TV SeriesHerself
Russell Harty Plus1973TV SeriesHerself

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