Anita Roddick

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Birthday
23, 1942
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 10, 2007 (64)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
23, 1942
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 10, 2007 (64)

About

Activist and businesswoman who was the founder of cosmetics company The Body Shop. She pioneered ethical consumerism.

Before Fame

She worked for the United Nations. She founded Children On The Edge, an orphanage organization for disadvantaged children in eastern Europe and Asia.

Trivia

She was named a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in 2003.

Family Life

She married Gordon Roddick with whom she had two daughters.

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She was named the third most inspirational role model by a 2005 Shell liveWIRE survey. Richard Branson was first.