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Apollonia van Ravenstein

Actor

“My brother Theo always looked at the magazines, back home, which was in the south of Holland. I think it was probably 1968, and we saw pictures of Twiggy and Jean Shrimpton. I was almost fifteen, and we were trying to find a way to get out of Holland and go into the world, so he said, ‘Plo’—which is my nickname; Plonja is my middle name—’you can do it,” and I said, ‘Well, all right.’ He made an… Read more
“My brother Theo always looked at the magazines, back home, which was in the south of Holland. I think it was probably 1968, and we saw pictures of Twiggy and Jean Shrimpton. I was almost fifteen, and we were trying to find a way to get out of Holland and go into the world, so he said, ‘Plo’—which is my nickname; Plonja is my middle name—’you can do it,” and I said, ‘Well, all right.’ He made an appointment with the agent in Amsterdam, and the following week I was in Spain for a Dutch pattern magazine.” Read less
Apollonia van Ravenstein