Elizabeth Hurley is an English actress, model, and businesswoman. She was born on June 10, 1965, in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England.

Hurley began her career as a model, appearing in various advertising campaigns and magazine spreads throughout the 1980s and 1990s. She gained widespread recognition in 1994 when she appeared in a revealing black Versace dress at the premiere of the film "Four Weddings and a Funeral," in which she had a small role. The dress became one of the most iconic dresses in fashion history, and Hurley was catapulted to international fame.

Following her breakout moment, Hurley began to pursue an acting career. She has appeared in a number of films and television shows, including "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery," "Bedazzled," "The Royals," and "Gossip Girl." She has also been a face for brands like Estée Lauder, Lancel, and more.

In addition to her acting and modeling work, Hurley is also involved in various charitable causes, including breast cancer awareness and children's health issues. She has also started her own swimwear line, Elizabeth Hurley Beach, and is involved in the management of her own organic farming business.

Hurley has been recognized for her contributions to the entertainment industry and beyond. She was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2018 for her services to drama and charity. She is also known for her glamorous sense of style and has been a fashion icon for many years.