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Estella Warren was born on 23 December,
1978 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Her Mother, an Elementary
school principal, and her Father, a used-car salesman, she is the
youngest of three sisters, one of whom is named Julia. During her
high school years, Estella had no friends but
excelled in swimming and became a world-class synchronized swimmer.
She joined the Canadian National Team and represented her country
at the world aquatic championship in which she finished second.
She began modelling after she was in a fashion show at
high school, and her Polaroid was sent to a modelling agency in
New York. Her first shoot was a somewhat casual
one. Highly acclaimed fashion photographer Ellen von Unwerth snapped
some polaroids of her while they were riding in a limo. The pictures
came out fun and sexy, and before long, she appeared in three issues
of Italian Vogue, photographed by Von Unwerth. She say's "I thought
it would be fun but it was hard work."
Estella was then chosen as the model for the Chanel #5 campaign,
and then the Perry Ellis campaign. She says she likes modelling
because she gets to meet a lot of different people with different
backgrounds. "You learn to deal with different characters". Estella
also likes the travelling that goes with modelling internationally.
While Estella was in New York, she says she missed the open space
of Canada, but that New York has such a fun, fast, invigorating
pace. "You get so much done in a day here."
Estella says that to keep her model figure, she exercises a lot.
"I get an adrenaline rush after exercising every day. I run, bike,
do yoga or hike. I like to take bike rides with my boyfriend. At
the gym, I do cardio, sit-ups and stretch". She also says she eats
plenty of vegetables, fruit, lean proteins and whole grains. "When
I really crave something sweet, I treat myself to cookies and ice
cream. I also love steak."
Estella's hobbies include singing, swimming, horseback riding and
playing the piano. She says that if she wasn't modelling, she would
love to get into acting, or she would want to own a classic French
restaurant or a bar/restaurant, because she loves to cook.
Estella decided to take up acting after all. She was in four films
released in 2001. They were "Driven" in which she played Sophia
Simone, Tim Burton's remake of "Planet of the Apes" (starring Mark
Wahlberg) in which she plays Daena, and the romantic thriller "Tangled,"
in which she costarred alongside Rachael Leigh Cook, as well as
the fashion industry-set feature "Perfume".
In 2003 she went on to play a character named Charlene in "The
Cooler," with Alec Baldwin, and Jessie in the Australian-set
action comedy "Down and Under," or "Kangaroo Jack."
Also the same year she was in "I Accuse."
Her acting continued in 2004 with the films "Blowing Smoke,"
"Pursued," and James Merendino's "Trespassing (a.k.a.
In 2005 She will continue to grace the screen in her forthcoming
movies "National Lampoon's The Trouble with Frank," "Nomad:
The Two Worlds," "In Your Dreams," and "Glamorama."