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Pattie Boyd

Full Name: Patricia Anne Boyd
Profession: Model, Photographer and Author

Nationality:
England
English

Why Famous: Pattie Boyd was a successful English model when she married Beatles member George Harrison in 1966.

She later divorced the musician to marry his friend and fellow musician Eric Clapton in 1979. Boyd was a muse to both men and inspired a number of well known songs including Harrison's "Something" and Clapton's "Layla" and "Wonderful Tonight".

Boyd divorced Clapton in 1989 and later remarried. In 2007 she published her well received autobiography "Wonderful Today".

Born: March 17, 1944
Birthplace: Taunton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Age: 77 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces

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