Slim Keith

Born Jul 15, 1917

Nancy "Slim" Keith, Lady Keith was a New York socialite and fashion icon during the 1950s and 1960s, exemplifying the American jet set. She and her friend Babe Paley were the thinly veiled inspiration for characters in Truman Capote's novel Answered Prayers.… Read More

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1917 Birth Born on July 15, 1917.


1938 20 Years Old In 1938 she met Howard Hawks, the noted film director, who was immediately smitten with her, and did everything he could to persuade her to marry him, despite his long-standing marriage. … Read More


1972 55 Years Old Her next and last husband was British banker Kenneth Keith, whom she left in 1972, after a 10-year marriage. … Read More


1990 73 Years Old Died on April 16, 1990.
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