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Cara Delevingne

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Cara Delevingne

Fashion Model and Movie Actress

Who is Cara Delevingne?

Cara Delevingne is an English model and movie actress. In 2012, she won the Model of the Year award at the British Fashion Awards. That same year she crossed over into films with a minor role in the movie Anna Karenina starring Keira Knightley in the title role. She has since gone on to major roles in more recent films.

Famous Kin

Cara Delevingne is a descendant of famed English poet and politician Edmund Waller. She is also a descendant of King Edward I and a number of Magna Carta Surities. Her family tree is filled with royalty including kinship to King Henry VIII and at least four of his wives, Princes William and Harry through both their mother, the late Princess Diana, and their father, Prince Charles of Wales.

Other notable English kin include Gunpowder Plot leader Robert Catesby, Mayflower passenger Richard More, 1st Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell, Charge of the Light Brigade leader Lt. Gen. James Brudnell, British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, WWII codebreaker Alan Turing, Salem Witch Trials victim Rev. George Burroughs, Mutiny on the Bounty leader Fletcher Christian, Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles, evolutionist Charles Darwin, Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle, and Duchess of Cambridge Catherine Middleton.

Fellow celebrities with kinship to Cara Delevingne include filmmaker Guy Ritchie, movie actor Hugh Grant, Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington, actress Tilda Swinton, and many others.

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Cara Delevingne photo by Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0)