Christine Keeler

Born Feb 22, 1942

Christine Margaret Keeler is an English former model and showgirl. Her involvement with a British government minister discredited the Conservative government of Harold Macmillan in 1963, in what is known as the Profumo Affair.

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    Daily Mail (UK) - Jun 09, 2013


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1942 Birth Born on February 22, 1942.
1951 9 Years Old In 1951 she was sent to a holiday home in Littlehampton because the school health inspector said that she was suffering from malnutrition. … Read More


1961 19 Years Old In July 1961, Ward introduced Keeler to John Profumo, the Secretary of State for War, at a pool party at Cliveden, the Buckinghamshire mansion owned by Lord Astor. … Read More


1962 20 Years Old When Keeler ended the relationship with Edgecombe, in December 1962, he turned up at Ward's house in Wimpole Mews, where she was temporarily seeking refuge, and fired five shots at the building. … Read More
…  This incident discredited the Conservative government of Harold Macmillan in 1963, in what became known as the Profumo affair. … Read More


1984 42 Years Old Her portrait, by Ward, was acquired by the National Portrait Gallery in 1984.
1988 46 Years Old In 1988, Keeler was featured in Bryan Ferry's promotional video for the single, "Kiss and Tell" (originally released on Ferry's seventh solo album Bête Noire, in 1987) with Mandy Rice-Davies, this was meant to draw more attention to the song's theme.
1989 47 Years Old In the 1989 film about the Profumo affair, Scandal, actress Joanne Whalley portrayed Keeler.


2013 71 Years Old In Andrew Lloyd Webber's stage musical Stephen Ward the Musical, which opened at the Aldwych Theatre on 19 December 2013, Keeler was portrayed by Charlotte Spencer. … Read More
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