American fashion model who was the first African-American woman to appear on the cover of British Vogue. She appeared in several notable films, including the 1972 Carmelo Bene film Salomé.
She was discovered by photographer David McCabe and relocated to New York City to pursue modeling.
She also had a role in Federico Fellini's 1970 film Satyricon.
She was romantically linked to several well known actors in her time, before ultimately marrying Italian photographer Luigi Cazzaniga, with whom she had a daughter.
She appeared in several of the underground films of Andy Warhol.