21 Facts About Agyness Deyn


Agyness Deyn is best known for her successful modelling career in the 2000s, and has been called one of the decade's top models.


Agyness Deyn's name was apparently coined to further her modelling career after she consulted her mother's friend, a numerology expert, who advised her of the most 'fortuitous' way to spell the name 'Agnes'.


Agyness Deyn's working life started at a fish and chip shop in Stubbins, Rossendale, where she was a part-time server at the age of 13.


Agyness Deyn then moved to London, working in a fast-food restaurant during the day and a bar at night.


Agyness Deyn has appeared in advertisements for Dior, Burberry, Emporio Armani, Calvin Klein, Moncler, Anna Sui, Giorgio Armani, John Galliano, Gianfranco Ferre, Blumarine, Vivienne Westwood, Cacharel, Doc Martens, Shiseido, Mulberry, Paul Smith, Adidas, and Reebok.


In 2009, Agyness Deyn landed a Uniqlo campaign and appeared in a commercial with Gabriel Aubry.


In May 2008, Agyness Deyn was guest editor of i-D magazine.


Agyness Deyn's was on one of the fourteen covers of V magazine autumn issue.


In June 2009, the Daily Mirror reported that Agyness Deyn had quit modeling to spend more time with her then boyfriend, singer-songwriter Miles Kane.


Agyness Deyn appeared in the May 2011 British Vogue editorial, photographed by Tim Walker.


In October 2012, Agyness Deyn announced that she has retired from modeling in an interview with The Independent.


Agyness Deyn provides vocals for the single "Who" by Five O'Clock Heroes as well as featuring in the video.


In March 2011, Agyness Deyn appeared as an owl-bearing warrior in Woodkid's debut music video, "Iron".


In 2012, Agyness Deyn starred opposite Richard Coyle in Pusher, an English language remake of Nicolas Winding Refn's Danish film of the same name, where she played Flo, a strong-minded stripper.


On 28 February 2012, Agyness Deyn played her first role on the West End stage, as Paula in Francois Archambault's comedy, The Leisure Society.


In 2013, Agyness Deyn played the lead role in Electricity, a film adaptation of the novel by Ray Robinson, about the journey of a young woman with epilepsy.


In 2017, Agyness Deyn began filming Hard Sun, a pre-apocalyptic crime drama for the BBC at Hanstead Park in Bricket Wood, Hertfordshire.


In 2018, Agyness Deyn appeared in the Netflix original movie The Titan as Dr Freya.


In 2019, Agyness Deyn starred in Alex Ross Perry's Her Smell as Marielle Hell, bassist for the fictional band Something She.


In 2010, Agyness Deyn collaborated with her younger sister Emily to create a line of T-shirts and tank tops for high street chain Uniqlo.


Agyness Deyn was married to American actor Giovanni Ribisi from 2012 to 2015.