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Aimee Mullins

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Birthday
20, 1976
Birthplace
Allentown, PA
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
20, 1976 (age 42)
Birthplace
Allentown, PA

About

Model, Paralympic track & field competitor, public speaker, and screen actress. She became known for her TED conference lectures; her roles in such films as Cremaster 3 and World Trade Center; and her modeling runway shows and sports competitions carried out on prosthetic legs.

Before Fame

When she was an infant, a condition called fibular hemimelia resulted in the amputation of her legs. She later attended Georgetown University, where she competed on the school's Division One track & field team.

Trivia

During a 2010 appearance on The Colbert Report, she discussed her twelve sets of prosthetic limbs.

Family Life

She was born in Pennsylvania to an Irish-American family. In 2013, she became romantically involved with British actor Rupert Friend.

Associated With

In the late 1990s, she participated in a London runway fashion show for designer Alexander McQueen.